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Sucevita Monastery

Sucevita Monastery is placed at 18 km from Radauti City (Suceava county).There’s a legend saing that for sin forgival, a woman caried 30 years with her bull carige the needed stone for the current building. The Sucevita Monastery is historical documentated in 1582 during the Petru Schiopul King.

The Sucevita Monastery was comune foundation of the Movilestilor family (great landowners, writers and even Kings of Moldavia and Romanian Country between XVI-XVII centuries). Built in the Moldavian architecture style - gothic and byzantine combined and also elements of old wood Moldovian churches, the building, is keeping the plan and stile from the Stefan the Great period of time, with closed porch.

The two small opened porches are having an original style (pylons with arches) and are placed later on the South and North sides; trough the mountain style greatness those are obvious echo of the Romanian Country style.

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