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Among others this monastery is well known by its mighty walls around it. Also the monastery itself... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Tolmin, Slovenia
The larger monastery of Bucovina

Sucevita is the larger monastery from the painted monasteries of Bucovina. Seeming more like a... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Florian C
Targoviste, Romania
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This 16th-century painted monastery boasts thousands of images against a green background.
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  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
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Dn17a 169, Sucevita 727510, Romania
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Reviewed yesterday

Among others this monastery is well known by its mighty walls around it. Also the monastery itself is wonderful. It is a bit newer than other monasteries so the colours are better preserved. Definitely worth a visit if you are in Bukovina.

Thank Soccca
Reviewed 6 days ago

Sucevita is the larger monastery from the painted monasteries of Bucovina. Seeming more like a fortress at the outside (like the style of the epoch), the monastery has a church with painted walls with a great history.

Thank Florian C
Reviewed June 11, 2017 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 June 4, 2017 via mobile

The monastery is very beautiful and is located in a very nice landscape. The paintings outside are really amazing. It is a must if you visit the area!

Thank Alin-71
Reviewed May 27, 2017

Sucevita is the largest of the Bucovina Monasteries, looking more like a mighty fortress than a monastery. The Ladder of John of Sinai is considered one of the best frescoes of Sucevita, rarely present in medieval Romanian art. Visit the small museum of the monastery,...More

1  Thank Valerie037
Reviewed May 18, 2017 via mobile

So, in total we visited 5 monasteries in the area and I'm only going to review this one because the same review can be applied to all. The painted churches within the monasteries are the attraction and in fact the only part you are able...More

Thank Sarah_Mac_Route66
Reviewed April 22, 2017 via mobile

Beautiful fortifications, monastery, Beautiful internal and external monastery frescoes, which were very well preserved, unlike those in other monasteries. Also very nice internal garden. You can spend about an hour here. In the path to the monastery entrance there's an old nun welcoming you in...More

Thank wisniak
Reviewed March 26, 2017

Another of the monasteries of the region with the central church painted in the Moldavian style depicting biblical scenes. The fortified walls surrounding the church also house an ecclesiastical museum.

Thank Escape-overseas
Reviewed November 11, 2016

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...More

1  Thank Bob L
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.

Thank Stefan I
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