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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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  • Average4%
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Gura Humorului, Romania
+40 753 608 318

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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Wonderful frescoes and nice grounds. One can take time to admire this lovely place. Lots to see and admire. Most amazingly preserved. The aqua blue color is beautiful and makes one wonder how something so old can remain so remarkable.

Thank Phyllis B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was the first Monastery we visit while in the region! Extraordinary ! Stunning amazing Art work both inside and outside. What patience they had back then, what artistic skills to top it off. Monastery is so quiet and serene. Lovely flowers and peaceful. We...More

Thank Xena1982
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This monastery is probably the most popular of all painted monasteries un Bukovina. We have visited four of them and can not put one of them to the top. Everyone has something else to show. Voronet can probably be proud in his typical blue colour...More

1  Thank Soccca
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Really can't add more than what has already been said. We had a rental car in Romania for 18 days and truly drove FAR....to see this monastery and others. By the time we arrived i think we were monastery'd out. They all began to look...More

1  Thank morewierd
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

An example of what man can do with good sense and patience. The outside painted walls of the church are similar (but different) of other famous monasteries in the region, but the colors are brighter. A very well preserved monument. Personally I consider that the...More

Thank Florian C
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

Very beautiful monastery, you can find a lot of parking space and a lot of restaurants to eat nearby monastery...

Thank Alex G
Reviewed 6 July 2017 via mobile

It is one of the famous painted monasteries from southern Bukovina see place, beautiful surroundings.

Thank 4room
Reviewed 1 July 2017 via mobile

The monastery is a fascinating historical monument that is definitely worth seeing. The paintings (and their size) are truly interesting. You can park on a parking lot below the monastery (2 lei) and then walk a short distance to the monastery through a continuous row...More

Thank Gremgrom
Reviewed 30 June 2017

Beautiful blue, also named Voronet blue, made famous this painted monastery, called Sistine Chapel of the East. Unfortunately because being so famous is also very crowded and on the way to the monastery there are plenty of stalls selling everything you can imagine. Hard to...More

Thank Coul S
Reviewed 28 June 2017 via mobile

To see these centuries old monasteries and their painted exteriors (still vivid) and the beautiful painted interiors is something that will stay with you the rest of your lives. These are works of art and not likely something you will see anything else as well...More

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