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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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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 16 July 2010

Moldovita Monastery is one of many painted monasteries that are easily accessible from Gura Humorului (good base for hotel, restaurants) Other monasteries that I visited were: Putna, Humor, Voronet, Sucevita, and Humorului. I purchased a road map of Romania in a monastery gift shop ($US...More

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Reviewed 15 July 2016 via mobile

We came group of 9 tourists from Israel. After long ride to see specially the moldovica monastery we wanted to go to the toilet, the ladies. In the church they refuse to let us in, and sent to the visitor toilet. We went 60 m...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Steeped in art and history, this is another must-visit religious site, easily accessed - you won't be disapointed!

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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

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

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Reviewed 15 August 2018 via mobile

Worth visiting. Make sure you engage the nun to givw you the grand tour. She speaks at least 5 languages. She is so full of vim and verve, she makes the place come alive… pay the extra 10 Lei to take pictures and please shoot a few...More

Thank 66tripping
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

Thank Brdavs
Reviewed 23 July 2018

It is a very nice monastery and beautiful tower outside. If you like the ancient architecture, highly recommended.

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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

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

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

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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.

Thank AndreeaVoiculescu
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