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Founded in 1532, this monastery's frescoes recreate the siege of Constantinople.
  • Excellent70%
  • Very good23%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
1 week ago
“Simply amazing!”
4 weeks ago
“Simply Stunning”
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
Vatra Moldovitei, Vatra Moldovitei 727595, Romania
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Being the second time I visited the county of Bucovina with all its great monasteries, it was great to discover again the beauties that lay behind that beautiful art work. Great surroundings, beautiful nature, awesome pieces of art. We have an amazing country and worth...More

Thank 305loredanan
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Monastery is situated within the walls of a fortress structure and the building, external paintings and interior fresco are breathtaking. The building itself and paintings far exceeded my expectations. With very little restoration, the paintings are in excellent condition and as vibrant as first...More

Thank Valerie037
Reviewed April 20, 2017

Lovely place where you can take a time off from the world. The church itself is impressive and the paintings as well.

Thank d33a
Reviewed April 17, 2017 via mobile

This monastery is part of 6 or 7 other monasteries that have the outside walls painted during the end of the middle age in Moldavia. Around 15th to 16th century.

Thank ANdiBogdan
Reviewed March 26, 2017

As a fortress like structure, housing the church within, the monastery is well worth the visit. Beautifully decorated both inside and out.

Thank Escape-overseas
Reviewed January 17, 2017 via mobile

Like many other monasteries in the area. It's nice but nothing special about it. Visit it only if time permits.

Thank Alex T
Reviewed November 20, 2016

I found the monastery at the second try. There are only few indicators and while I was looking to the train I passed near the indicator to the monastery. The monastery is quite small but stunning. I would like to stay a bit more. If...More

Thank Cristea A
Reviewed November 16, 2016

Moldovita Monastery is a Romanian Orthodox Monastery built in 1532 by Petru Rares who was the illegitimate son of Stephen the Great. It has very well preserved frescoes and is included on the UNESCO list of World Heritage Sites. In my opinion, it was the...More

Thank Bob L
Reviewed October 3, 2016

We spent a day, driving in a circle from Humor, to Voronet, to Moldovita and Sucevita monastery. Voronet's paintings are famous for its blue hues, but we thought Moldovita's paintings displayed the same vivid colors. There are beautiful frescos of the siege of Constantinople, the...More

Thank California_momofsix
Reviewed September 7, 2016

A very pretty church and gardens. We enjoyed a relaxing morning admiring the paintings on the church.

Thank JrnyJunkie
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