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Voronet Monastery

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This painted nun monastery is often referred to as the "Sistine Chapel of the East."
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Gura Humorului, Romania
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Reviewed 1 week ago

If you arrive in Bucovina, you shouldn't miss this UNESCO listed monastery. It is an impressive building and it has a charming atmosphere. The blue color on the monastery walls is unique.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Laurentiu1987A
Reviewed 19 October 2018

It is one of the oldest monasteries in Moldavia builded by Stefan Cel Mare.The paintings on the exterior walls are truly impressive. "Blue of Voronet" is the predominant color and unique. It seams that this year, after centuries, the formula for this unique color. On...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank dorin b
Reviewed 17 October 2018

This is perhaps the best known on the Bucovinian Monasteries with it's amazing exterior fresco depicting the Last Judgement. A guide to explain the frescos is pretty important and one can only marvel at how enduring the paintings are, both on the outside and inside...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Douglas552
Reviewed 15 October 2018 via mobile

The church is beautiful like all the churches in Bucovina,was the first one from 5 churches that we visit our holiday and we really enjoyed our time inside and outside of church

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank gheorghe V
Reviewed 20 September 2018

Voronet is a monastery and some rules must be respected within. It is one of the oldest monasteries in Bucovina and paintings on the exterior walls are truly remarkable. "Blue Voronet" is the predominant color and, to date, it is not known how it was...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 12 September 2018

At least once in your life you have to visit the beautiful monasteries of Bucovina. They are all beautiful and, at the same time, each is special in its own way. The road to the monastery is good. Do not miss Daniil's Sihastru cell too.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Raz m
Reviewed 6 September 2018 via mobile

The car park at the bottom of the hill is pay and display and there are toilets and somewhere to get food. There is a pretty walk up to the monastery past little stalls selling hand crafted local goods from honey droppers to embroidered blouses....More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Jmai
Reviewed 2 September 2018 via mobile

Good for meditation, fresh air. A good history monument , filled with good vibes. A bit crowded and commercial!!

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Irina B
Reviewed 27 August 2018

I am not a Christian, I mention the fact because my experience is not from the religious point of view. The place is amazing with a special art. visit, but I recommend to visit 2-3 of the painted monasteries- it is enough. It is definitely...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 27 August 2018

The monastery is famous for its religious paintings both on its outer walls and inside the monastery. It is famous for the colour BLUE celebrated as the VORONET BLUE, a colour the secret of which is still unknown.

Date of experience: August 2018
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