Monasteries in Romania

Bucovina is among the most attractive and frequented touristic area on Romania’s map. It is not by chance that this area, famous today in the whole world, was honored in 1975 with the international “Pomme d’Or” prize, by the International Federation of Journalists and Writers of Tourism and the ancient architectural monuments with inside and outside frescoes, from this part of the world were appointed by UNESCO in the list of the universal art monuments, also the whole Maramureş region.
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Moldovita Monastery

Moldovita Monastery

Lainici Monastery

Lainici Monastery

Voronet Monastery -  is a medieval monastery in the Romanian village of Voroneţ, 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 built by Stephen the Great in 1488 over a period of 3 months and 3 weeks to commemorate the victory at Battle of Vaslui. The church is one of the Painted churches of Moldavia listed in UNESCO's list of World Heritage sites

Read about the most elaborate painted Romania monasteries, such as the Voronet Monastery, called the Sistine Chapel of the East.

Tower Monastery

Tower Monastery at Cozia National Park, Romania

Antim Monastery in Bucharest

Antim Monastery in Bucharest

Mihai-Voda Monastery in Bucharest

Mihai-Voda Monastery in Bucharest

Casin Monastery in Bucharest

Casin Monastery in Bucharest

Bixad Monastery

Bixad Monastery This monastery is situated on the top of a hill from the village, at 10 km distance from Negresti-Oas, is inhabited by the monks.

Prince Radu-Voda Monastery in Bucharest

Prince Radu-Voda Monastery in Bucharest

Christiana Monastery in Bucharest

Christiana Monastery in Bucharest

Ostrov ( Holm ) Hermitage

Ostrov ( Holm ) Hermitage

Manastirea dintr-un lemn ( one-piece-of-wood Monastery )

Manastirea dintr-un lemn ( one-piece-of-wood Monastery ), se localiza en Rumania

Sapanta town fame comes from his famous Merry Cemetery has become a major tourist attraction. Cemetery name comes from the multitude of crosses from the colorful and satirical poems that are epitafele inscription on the cross.

Sapanta town fame comes from his famous Merry Cemetery has become a major tourist attraction. Cemetery name comes from the multitude of crosses from the colorful and satirical poems that are epitafele inscription on the cross.

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