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My top painted monastery.

Must be the best of the painted monasteries. It is in particularly good condition considering its... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
sleepybexhill
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Bexhill-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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Stunning

There are a multitude of timber buildings including the church, all well maintained and in lovely... read more

Reviewed May 16, 2018
Robin C
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Congleton, United Kingdom
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This 16th-century painted monastery boasts thousands of images against a green background.
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Dn17a 169, Sucevita 727510, Romania
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+40 230 417 110
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Must be the best of the painted monasteries. It is in particularly good condition considering its age and it is set within the fortified walls of the monastery. The gardens are kept really well.

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Reviewed June 13, 2018 via mobile

It represents a very beautiful architectural structure in Bucovina area, built-in the XV- Xvi century, being a very well-built monastic complex. Once you enter the gate of the monastery, you can enjoy the inner place, the beautiful paintings. You can take part in jobs are...More

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Reviewed May 16, 2018

There are a multitude of timber buildings including the church, all well maintained and in lovely gardens. It appears to be free and there are toilets which are also free. Very pleasent walk around these lovely buildings. Steps up from car park or park at...More

Thank Robin C
Reviewed April 22, 2018

a beautiful monastery with strong walls you have to pay the enter great painter inside the walls the is a little museum with many interesting things a great place for meditation must see

Thank oiv85
Reviewed April 22, 2018 via mobile

Is a place with an unique energy, peaceful and the old paintings from the building are just amazing!

Thank roxnit
Reviewed March 4, 2018 via mobile

This is an very old monastery build by Stefan the Great hundreds of years ago. Is in the UNESCO list of monuments. You don't have to miss it if you're here

Thank Florin M
Reviewed March 4, 2018

Please go here if you have the chance it is one of the most amazing places, the paintings outside are so well preserved and the inside has highly ornate decorations and historical objects. There can be a lot of crowds in summer but it is...More

Thank Chloe X
Reviewed November 25, 2017

I am so in love with monasteries in Bucovina. This one is surrounded by fortress like walls and by pure nature. Outside paintings are really beautiful and well preserved, except for those on the Northern walls. The garden is very well maintained and a good...More

Thank Modi116
Reviewed October 24, 2017 via mobile

Sucevita was one of the absolutely highlights in our trip. Excellent outdoor and indoor frescoes. Possibility to get Putna by foot. Only 16 km pleasant walk but with GPS! The trail is not properly marked! From Putna it was really hard return to Sucevita but...More

Thank Anna P
Reviewed September 12, 2017

Sucevita monastry was the largest we saw and much more 'fort' light on approach....the very high outer walls intimidating and clearly incredibly strong and thick! The interior area inside the walls was very large and the church stunning. The exterior and interior frescos were amazing...More

Thank dedicatedtraveller
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