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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 worth a visit romanian history sunny day the main road take photos gura humorului beautiful setting small fee exterior frescoes walls nuns monastery german peace art bible
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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 17 October 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 10 October 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 25 September 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 27 July 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 23 July 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 27 June 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 1 May 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 23 April 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
Thank oiv85
Reviewed 16 December 2017 via mobile

The Monastery is situated in Bucovina, in the North of Romania. It's one of the most beautiful construction with great architecture and exterior paintings. It was under construction and renovating at that time. It is a monument with a great value.

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank AndreeaVoiculescu
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