Voronet Monastery

Voronet Monastery (1488), ), dubbed "The Sistine Chapel of the East", is 39 km away from Suceava and was built during the reign of the great ruler or Moldavia, Stefan The Great. The famous murals which ignited its popularity date back to 1547 during Petru Rares' reign. The monastery's church, under the patronage of Saint George, is a synthesis of Byzantine and Gothic elements, carried out in an specific manner of brilliant ingenuity, the result of which is an entirely new style of unique originality - the Moldavian architectural style. The monastery is part of the UNESCO World Heritage.