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Address: Dn17a 169, Sucevita 727510, Romania
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This 16th-century painted monastery boasts thousands of images against a...

This 16th-century painted monastery boasts thousands of images against a green background.

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Sucevita Monastery is an Eastern Orthodox convent located in the Bucovina region of Northern Romania. It was built between 1581-1601 and features beautiful frescoes both inside... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
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Calgary, Canada
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Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Sucevita Monastery is an Eastern Orthodox convent located in the Bucovina region of Northern Romania. It was built between 1581-1601 and features beautiful frescoes both inside and outside. There are a number of other similar monasteries in the area but this is one of the nicest. It was added to the UNESCO World Heritage Site list in 2010. There is... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 31, 2016

Sucevita Monastery is very beautiful. All walls are painted and it shows a true history and says about God. Here is very quiet. I like it.

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Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 26, 2016

Located in southern Bucovina are the beautiful grounds and buildings of the Sucevita Monastery. The church is covered both inside and out by well preserved by mural paintings, depicting biblical episodes from the Old and New Testament. A fee allows you to photograph the outside but not inside. There is also a small museum situated, in one of the rooms... More 

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Iasi, Romania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 24, 2016

This is a great monastery, with fortifications surrounding it. You can also find a small museum inside. Great scenic view also, and the village is superb.

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Fairfield
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 3, 2016

Of all the monasteries in the Bucovina, this one was my favorite. We visited on a warm summer day, and the setting was just gorgeous: blue sky, rolling hills, dark pines and a whole field of haystacks. The monastery itself had some plaques explaining its building, and a few people collecting alms in the entrance way. It is fully surrounded... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 24, 2016

very interesting place, quite well preserved. calm to walk and avoid yelling little people and cool teenagers. do not wear shorts above knees (esp. women) because they will give you a piece of material to cover your lusty legs.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 21, 2016

Excelent. Is one of the monasteries of Bucovina which worth to visit. It's the only monastery that keeps the north wall. On the south wall it has a great fresco named The stairway to Heaven.

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Cleveland, Ohio
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 7, 2016

Beautiful grounds and buildings. The Church paintings both inside and out are amazing. The little museum is interesting as well.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 25, 2016

as I wrote in other review ( Voronet), Sucevita and Moldovita monasteries are a must. the paintings are very well preserved and the interior garden is inviting you to meditate and just sit there and empty your mind. i recommend to go and spend some time with visiting and admiring its paintings and then just lay down in the grass... More 

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Ploiesti, Romania
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 22, 2016

This is a "must see" Monastery while visiting Bucovina (Northern Moldavia). Great historical monument from XVI century, well maintained.

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