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Manastirea Humorului, Moldavia, Romania

> Humor Monastery
> The reddish palette of the exterior painting

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Bukovina area, the north-western corner of Moldavia; a former province of Austria, Bukovina is now divided between Romania and Ukraine. The city of Suceava is the main urban center in the area.

About Manastirea Humorului, Moldavia

It is a World Heritage UNESCO site. The monastery is centuries-old and the external decorations are impressive.

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Places to visit in Manastirea Humorului, Romania

Humor Monastery
... about 5 km north of the town of Gura Humorului, Romania. It is a monastery for nuns built in 1530 by Voievod Petru Rareş over the foundation of a previous monastery that dated from around 1415. The Humor monastery was closed in 1786 and was not reopened until 1990. Along with Voronet, is probably the best preserved; unlike Voronet, the dominant colour of the frescoes is a reddish brown. The subjects of the frescoes at Humor include the Siege of Constantinople and the Last Judgment.

Going out
Most of the entertainment facilities are located in the nearby city of Suceava. You can also have a taxi or a mini-bus to Gura Humorului (costs around 25 cents), a small town 10 minutes away from the village, where you can find a few restaurants and clubs.

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