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Address: Gura Humorului, Romania
Phone Number: +40 753 608 318
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This painted nun monastery is often referred to as the "Sistine Chapel...

This painted nun monastery is often referred to as the "Sistine Chapel of the East."

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We went to Voronet Monastery on a snowy day, so the sights were fantastic. White and blue (voronet blue). At the entrance you can find a gift shop. You can buy also history books... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 days ago
Dimitrescu D
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We went to Voronet Monastery on a snowy day, so the sights were fantastic. White and blue (voronet blue). At the entrance you can find a gift shop. You can buy also history books in english, german, italian and spanish. In the main church you will find a nun who is happy to guide you. The paintings are very beautiful... More 

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Kontich, Belgium
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18 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

An absolute must. The century old frescoes are just marvellous. It's a wonder they still are there. Enjoy the calm and the rest.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This monastery is, if you are in the area, a must see. It is a small monastery and all you see is the church and the garden around it. However, anyone interested in iconic painting will be amazed on the overwhelming colouring, painting and depcitions of Saints. This so-called Voronet blue is famous. Once you are inside (no photos allowed)... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Voronet Monastery commonly known as "The Sistine Chapel of the East", was constructed by Stephen the Great in 1488. The frescoes feature an intense shade of blue known as Voronet blue. It is on UNESCO's list of World Heritage Sites, and is certainly worth a visit. There is a small fee charged for taking pictures of the exterior, while... More 

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Thank Bob L
Bath, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The monastery is easy to find and there is a large car park. A really beautiful place to visit. Very highly recommended.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

Been in the area for work. And as we had one day off, I decided to go and visit the Voronet Monastery. Unique due to the colors it is painted, and very old church, it is great to stop by and visit it.

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Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

The last of three of the ‘painted' monasteries we visited. If you park in the village, there is a 10-15 minute walk along a narrow tourist stall filled street to reach the monastery. The end wall of St George Church is particularly noted for it’s painting of the Last Judgement.

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Thank dis6x
Iasi, Romania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

This is a very nice monastery from bucovina area, renowned for its Voronet blue colour on the outside. You should visit it, among many other monasteries in the area.

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

My husband and I visited all the UNESCO World Heritage site Bucovina Painted Monasteries during a spring trip to Romania. Spring is the best time to visit Bucovina! The endless fields of flowers were humbling to behold as we drove from monastery to monastery. Voronet certainly stood out among them with its stunning blue frescoes and idyllic surroundings. I recommend... More 

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Bratislava Region, Slovakia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016

There are several painted monasteries in the region, we visited 3 of them and this one we loved the most. We even came back in the evening and enjoyed the atmosphere.

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