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Founded in 1532, this monastery's frescoes recreate the siege of Constantinople.
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
Vatra Moldovitei 727595, Romania
+40 230 336 348
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All reviews painted monasteries worth a visit romanian history sunny day take pictures the main road gura humorului beautiful setting small fee exterior walls paintings nuns monastery german peace region
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Reviewed today via mobile

Very nice monastery. Not very big but full of culture. Too bad the museum was close when we arrived, we wanted to see again the famous gold apple. Entrance is free.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank umefe
Reviewed October 17, 2018

Steeped in art and history, this is another must-visit religious site, easily accessed - you won't be disapointed!

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Douglas552
Reviewed October 10, 2018

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

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Ron W
Reviewed September 25, 2018

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

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Florentin Adria... G
Reviewed August 15, 2018 via mobile

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

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank 66tripping
Reviewed July 27, 2018 via mobile

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

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Brdavs
Reviewed July 23, 2018

It is a very nice monastery and beautiful tower outside. If you like the ancient architecture, highly recommended.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank NaveenGetHim25
Reviewed June 27, 2018 via mobile

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

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank sleepybexhill
Reviewed April 30, 2018

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

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Bogdan M
Reviewed April 22, 2018

a great monastery with a great history and great paintings have to pay the enter must see the parking is free

Date of experience: April 2018
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painted monasteries by public bus (8 Replies)
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)