The Painted Monasteries of Bucovina

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Possibly the most criminally overlooked sights in the country of Romania, the painted monasteries found in the Bucovina region near the city of Suceava may be out of the way, but are without a doubt worth the time and effort required to visit them. Located at various points around Suceava, these monasteries showcase the uniquely Romanian style and architecture that can be found nowhere else on the planet. Here’s a rundown of the different monasteries that can be visited. Humor Monastery Built in 1530, the Humor monastery was actually a rebuilding effort to replace an older monastery that dated back […]

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