We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers: Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
All reviews sistine chapel painted monasteries last judgement entrance fee blue paint guided tour exterior painting car park eastern europe western wall stefan cel mare walls fresco tourists region bible monument
One of must-see monasteries from Bucovina. We visit in October and a part of the outer walls were under repair. It’s a nun monastery near Gura Humorului. Has the largest variety of souvenirs that you can buy in Moldova.
I don't understand why I have to pay for monastries entrance-it's saint place, where we pray to God. What I don't understan more it's open market in monastry, where we see a lot of improperlychinese thinks.I prefered a quiet, full of "lights" and history view.
so, in 1487 stephen the great (which is great because he drove the turks out of wallachia which is old-days part of romania) built this monastery since a monk he met earlier told him he should drive the turks off - so he did, and...More
I first visited this Church/Monastery back in October of 1987, and even back then it was a stunning and yet subtle experience. The exterior murals from the 15th century are still haunting in their simple power and intense color--especially the Moldavian Blue. This simple church...More
The Voronet monastery is painted absolutly spectacular. Famous for its blue, called Voronet blue, I dare say it should be second to its painting depicting Heaven, Hell and the Purgatory between them. A true masterpiece, I can only imagine the impact it must have had...More
We stayed in Suceava, in NE Romania and visited several painted monasteries in the surrounding area. The monastery in Voronet was the best preserved one we visited. Extraordinary frescoes adorn the exterior and the interior of the church. The monastery is surrounded by beautifully kept...More
After the peace and tranquillity of Moldovita and Suceavita, Voronet was terrible.
It was quite splendid like all the painted monasteries, however there were far too many tourists. There seemed to be at last 4 buses in, and there were far too many people for...More
Votonet monastery is probably the most beautiful one in Bucovina or even Romania as the colorful church with gorgeous brightening murals exterior as well as interior. Its western wall murals about The Last Judgement story , which is predominately blue as a key color here,...More
Built in 1488. It took 3 years, 3 months, 3 days to complete.It is covered inside and outside with beautiful paintings depicting christianity stories.It is UNESCO protected. The predominant colour is blue, and ti this day scientists can't work out how they made the blue...More