There are countless Christmas customs in Bucovina and Northern Moldavia. Christmas is the Holiday that is preserved, perhaps, more than elsewhere, without great deviations from tradition and caroling is here not only a custom but, by way of organization, it has become a real institution, with specific laws and rules.
Built in what is considered the oldest settlement in Moldavia, the wooden church from Horlăceni has a special story and legend attached to it.
Few know that in the village of Putna we will find one of the oldest wood buildings in Europe and maybe in the World. Built in the immediate vicinity of the Putna Monastery, this unique Church has an intriguing story.
Built in Moldovan style sometime between 1811-1813, this wooden church has an interesting history, as at a certain moment it was basically dismantled by local people, moved to the nearby village and assembled back.
While a lot has been said about the unique painted monasteries of Southern Bucowina, there are many unique Wooden churches and monasteries in the current…Wooden Churches of Northern Moldavia was last modified: May 31st, 2018 by Travel Guru
Sturdza Castle from Miclauseni, also known as the Sturdza Palace, is a Neo-Gothic castle built between 1880-1904 by Gheorghe Sturza and his wife Maria, in the village of Miclauseni, at about 65 km from Iaşi. It is currently owned by the Metropolitan Church of Moldavia and Bucovina and included on the List of Historical...
Bukovina IS a piece of heaven. The place where history blends with legend, Bukovina is known for its famous painted monasteries – part of UNESCO patrimony and for…Fairy tale Bukovina was last modified: November 29th, 2018 by Travel Guru