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Moldovita Monastery

Vatra Moldovitei 727595, Romania
+40 230 336 348
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Founded in 1532, this monastery's frescoes recreate the siege of Constantinople.
  • Excellent71%
  • Very good23%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“worth a visit” (4 reviews)
“sunny day” (2 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
Vatra Moldovitei 727595, Romania
+40 230 336 348
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Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

It's a place you can't miss. The walls outside and inside the church are all covered with religious paintings with strong colours. All the space is beautiful.

Thank ZaidaSilvaFreire
Reviewed 13 September 2017

Moldovita monastry was just a delight to visit.. especially as we had such a sunny day when there! We got there early, just as it opened, so we were the only people there which was a huge bonus! It's not that large but the walled...More

Thank dedicatedtraveller
Reviewed 12 September 2017

it's small and cosy, it's not Sucevita Monastery the paintings are well preserved for only half of the walls, but that is not relevant the air is full of a peace feeling, the nuns are so skilled to be guides, the flowers enrich the place.....rest...More

Thank PopisteanuG
Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

This was my favorite monastery : beautiful outside and in, with a very well kept garden surrounding it. The inside is wonderful also.

Thank Virontherun
Reviewed 28 July 2017

Maybe the least impressive one from all 4 we visited that day as it is a bit smaller and a bit worn out. But still inside the frescoes are amazing and well preserved. The garden are so lovely you can sit and enjoy the view......More

Thank Xena1982
Reviewed 25 July 2017

In general it's beautiful, and unique for this region in Romania. Definitely worth to see. We don't pay for the entrance, because nobody was around, but I think there is some small fee for the entrance.

Thank Dzeikob
Reviewed 24 July 2017 via mobile

While touring the painted monasteries of Bucovina, we stopped first at Moldovita on our way from Maramures. This monastery is beautiful with lovely paintings, many of which are fading as over time the weather takes its toll on the frescoes which line the monasteries exterior....More

Thank M06642199
Reviewed 22 July 2017

This is maybe the most charming of all the monasteries around. Here we didn't see so many tourists as in other monasteries. But both the exterior and the interior are unforgettable.

Thank Soccca
Reviewed 20 July 2017

We specifically came to the area for the painted monasteries. Since Voronet and Humor were close to Gura Humorului we did those first. We decided to go to Moldovita and then would decide whether we'd make the trip to Suceavita. Well.............we got to the town...More

Thank morewierd
Reviewed 18 July 2017

Not so impresive as other monasteries in the area, Moldovita has it's own beauty that attracts you. A peaceful place, easy to reach.

Thank Florian C
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