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Suceava, city in Moldavia / (and its old Medieval capital) / POP.106,000
The Old Citadel
..."Cetatea de Scaun" in Romanian is located at the edge of the current city and was the military heart of the old medieval capital. It was built in the 14th century.
...founded in 1390 by Petru I of Moldavia, it is the oldest church in Suceava, and established the city as a see of the church. Stephen the Great was crowned in this church in 1457 and the church remained the coronation church of Moldavia until 1522. Mirauti is the old Metropolitan Church of Moldavia.
Ioan cel Nou Church
...built around 1514. As well as Mirauti, it was for a while the Metropolitan Seat of the Church of Moldavia. It has frescoes painted on the outside, typical of the region, and is one of the seven churches listed by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site, the only one located in a city, not in villages and little towns
The Church of Saint Demetrius (1534), Vascresenia Church (1551), St. Nicholas (1611), St John The Baptist Church (1643) and the Armenian churches Holy Cross Church (1521) and Sf Simion Church (1513).
The Museums of Bukovina
...it is gathering together the Bukovina History Museum, the Bukovina Ethnographic Museum, and the Natural History Museum.
Bukovina Village Museum
...is located also in the area; it is an open-air museum dedicated to the Bukovina historic area of Moldavia. Construction started a few decades ago and the city is continuously improving the collection.
...is the third one built in Romania and also the largest one.
Iulius Mall Suceava