Churches of Moldavia

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UNESCO World Heritage Site
Churches of Moldavia
Name as inscribed on the World Heritage List
Type Cultural
Criteria i, iv
Reference 598
UNESCO region Europe and North America
Inscription history
Inscription 1993 (17th Session)

The eight Romanian Orthodox Churches of Moldavia are located in Suceava County, northern Moldavia, and were built approximately between 1487 and 1583.

Since 1993, they have been listed by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site. Church of the Resurrection Sucevița Monastery was added to the site in 2010.

Name Village Built
Church of the Beheading of St. John the Baptist Arbore 1503
Church of the Assumption of the Virgin of the former Humor Monastery Humor 1530
The Church of the Annunciation of the Moldovița Monastery Moldovița 1532
Church of the Holy Rood of Pătrăuți Pătrăuți 1487
Church of St. Nicholas and the Catholicon of the Probota Monastery Probota 1531
Saint John the New Monastery Suceava 1522
Church of St George of the former Voroneț Monastery Voroneț 1487
Church of the Resurrection Sucevița Monastery Sucevița 1583

Other remarkable churches in the area are:

Map of the most important northeastern Moldavian monasteries
Name Village Built
Church of the Descent of the Holy Spirit Dragomirna Monastery Dragomirna 1609
Church of the Transfiguration Slatina Monastery Slatina 1554-61

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