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24 Jul 2018
“Probably the most beautiful paintings on a church in Bucovina”
28 Apr 2018
“Mix of styles in church with external niche ”
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Reviewed 24 July 2018

Even this church has been without a roof for a very long time, the remaining paintings are astonishing. Take your time to see them. The inside is recently restored.

Thank Octavian C
Reviewed 28 April 2018 via mobile

As you enter, you can advance near the external niche beautifully painted in a style that is rare /unique in this region. The inside painting is nice as well and you can see the founder, Luca Arbore boyar.

Thank Anfrist
Reviewed 1 November 2016

unlike the others painted churches from North Moldavia, this one was built by an noblemen named Arbore. The church is a beautiful work of art situated in a place full of tranquility.

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Reviewed 24 September 2016

another pretty monastery with well preserved paintings (they were actually doing something inside when we visited, so technically should look even better soon). do not wear shorts above knees (esp. women) because they will give you a piece of material to cover your lusty legs.

1  Thank marcin w
Reviewed 3 June 2016

Yes, you will have to go out of your way to get here, but it's really worth it. Arbore is less restored, less splendid and less frequented, but somehow more accessible and "real". This humble hidden jewel quietly beckons you to contemplate the true beauties...More

1  Thank Susie H
Reviewed 30 March 2016

An architectural monument, extraordinary by simplicity and beauty found in a mirific region of Romania. The painter who worked inside came from Florence . The church was founded by Luca Arbore, chief nobleman under three princes of Moldova

1  Thank Catalin D
Reviewed 19 July 2015

This church is not so crowded like the more famous sights like Sucevita, Molodovita or Voronet. Therefore we love this site. In July we have been the only visitors and this is a very peacefull experience. Moreover it is allowed to take photos without flash...More

1  Thank Walter M
Reviewed 2 August 2014

The painted churches of Bucovina are world-famous. Each one has its charm, but Arbore is special because the XVI Century painter who did the interior of the church had just come back from a trip to Florence. Thus, whereas all seven other Bucovina UNESCO World...More

2  Thank Adrian F
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