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Walled in with medieval towers and beautiful church exterior, painted and illustrated walls inside the small church. We were there during the celebration of the dead, when the local people are given bread and the entire area is crowded. Walking about is not difficult and...More
For those who travel by car, I recommend the following route - Campulung Moldovenesc - Moldovita - Sucevita - Putna, or Gura Humorului - Vama - Moldovita - Sucevita - Putna. The monastery is made in the style of the monasteries of the 15th-16th centuries,...More
Worth visiting. Make sure you engage the nun to givw you the grand tour. She speaks at least 5 languages. She is so full of vim and verve, she makes the place come alive… pay the extra 10 Lei to take pictures and please shoot a few...More
We had a pleasure of catching a tour by a local nun in german. I am in no way proficient in german, but hers was so simple and concise I understood 90%. She was strict, orthodox, slightly feministic and punctual to the last detail. Some...More
This is very similar to Sucevita monastery, but on a smaller scale. It is in very good conditions and its surrounds are lovely.
While in the town we visited the painted egg museum - Muzeul Oualor Lucia Condrea - most impressive, and had a ride...More
Moldovita Monastery is an important piece of romanian history - it`s roots dates back in time in the early 1500.
It`s location is situated at around 17 kms from Campulung Moldovenesc. You have to turn left, from the main road and from there, you have...More
Dear all, In Gura Humorului, are there any direct public bus to following painted monasteries ??? Sucevita Monastery Voronet Monastery Humor Monastery Moldovita Monastery Looking forward to your kind reply. Best rgds Win
August 13, 2015|
Response fromPierre W|
Humor: YES there is a shuttle minibus that commutes continuously between Gura H and Humor. Good place for accomodation as well. Voronet: NO either taxi or hiking from Gura H (1 hour 10 or so)