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Voronet Monastery

Gura Humorului, Romania
+40 753 608 318
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This painted nun monastery is often referred to as the "Sistine Chapel of the East."
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  • Very good25%
  • Average4%
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Gura Humorului, Romania
+40 753 608 318

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Reviewed 23 October 2017

it.s a must to see, despite of the fact that the place has been transformed in a marketing product (till the monastery's garden, there is a lot of kitsch on the way) but it worth, the well known blue color of Voronet will compensate if...More

Thank PopisteanuG
Reviewed 18 October 2017 via mobile

Visited on a sunny autumn day, beautiful old monastery. Very glad I went. You are not allowed to take pic inside.

Thank G B B
Reviewed 16 October 2017

The Voroneț Monastery is a medieval monastery in the Romanian village of Voroneț, now a part of the town Gura Humorului. It is one of the famous painted monasteries from southern Bukovina, in Suceava County.The monastery was constructed by Stephen the Great in 1488 over...More

Thank stoneJerusalem
Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

This is the most popular monastery for tourist going to Suceava. Highly recommended for those who are interested to see the Orthodox Church. Most of the paintings inside are quite well preserved and the "Last Judge" painting is also well preserve. The color tone of...More

Thank NatureLoverVV
Reviewed 29 September 2017 via mobile

This old monastery is impressive , its external decoration is still impressive despite the weather and time taking its toll on the Northern side. Internally it is exquisite. Considering their age they are fantastic. Sit a while and study the decoration and you will be...More

Thank SuffolkClaud
Reviewed 24 September 2017

This is an incredible place to visit. With a good guide you get fascinating explanations of the paintings in the church, which on your own are difficult to interpret. It is like the whole Orthodox Christian doctrine is explained in pictures, and must have been...More

Thank GlobetrottingViking
Reviewed 16 September 2017

This was the one place I had wanted to see and I was so disappointed. The painting is beautiful and has been painstakingly maintained, the gardens are pleasant but the constant flow of visitors has taken this monastery and made it a museum. No more...More

Thank hopity
Reviewed 15 September 2017 via mobile

Wow the walls inside this church set in a huge monastry are really good. From floor to ceiling with stunning paintings all with some religious conitation. Well worth a visit if in are wetherspoons religious or not.

Thank Andrew M
Reviewed 6 September 2017

Visiting this monastery will bring you peace of mind and positive energy. Besides that you will be fascinated by the famous blue shade (undiscovered and irreproducible yet). On the alley towards the monastery you will find a little bazaar with handcrafted (craftsmanship) products wooden, ceramics...More

Thank Calin S
Reviewed 2 September 2017

A perfect place for a good day to refill your energy .....the most beautiful blue colour you ever see in your life

Thank menyna
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Response from Paul C | Reviewed this property |
Yes, there is, but I have no idea about the hours.