The Monastry Moldovita

In the North-Eastern part of Romania there is an Orthodox female monastery called Moldovita, which was added to the world heritage list of UNESCO. Moldovita monastery gained recognition thanks to the wonderful ancient frescoes, unique in its kind. Overall, the monastery consists of the Church of the Annunciation with colorful walls decorated with paintings, two buildings with monastery cells and a five-meter stone wall, which has a massive gate and rounded turrets, placed on the corners of the wall. This monastery is generally one of the most significant monuments of history and culture of Romania.

Moldovita monastery was built by the Moldavian voivode Peter Raisom in 1532. Until 1785 the monastery operated, however, in Soviet times it was confiscated, and after it was abandoned. The monastery was opened in 1932.

Other monasteries in Nothern Romania also have the murals. It worth noticing that the exterior walls of Moldovita are decorated with amazing ancient frescoes, which were created in 1539. Thanks to the efforts and care of the local nuns the frescoes are in excellent condition and still amaze visitors.

Pattern is written using mostly blue and golden hues. The frescos depict various biblical scenes and characters from the parables. In addition, historical events here also found a place on the frescoes so everyone can see a picture of the storming of Constantinople, which adorns the south wall together with the composition "Genealogy of Jesus". And inside the temple there is the iconostasis with intricate carvings depicting birds and plants.

The Monastry Moldovita looks really amazing and attracts tourists both from different places of Romania and from abroad. Here you can always find tourists who are interested in religion and amazing architectural monuments.

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