The monastery was founded by the ruler of the Principality of Moldova, Stefan III the Great, in honor of the victory in the Battle of Vaslui and was built from May to November 1488.
The monastery is famous for its catholicon – the Church of St. George the Victorious, painted both on the inside and outside, and included in the UNESCO World Heritage List in 1993.The Orthodox Voroneț Monastery is one of the most important tourist attractions of the city and attracts a lot of tourists.
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- Saint Daniel the Hermit is buried in the monastery.
- According to legend, Stefan the Great built the Voroneț Monastery to commemorate the victory in the Battle of Vaslui.
- The famous monastery church of Saint George was built as Trikonchos between May 26th and September 14th, 1488.
- Because of the excellent frescoes, the church is also called the “Sistine Chapel of the East”. A special feature of the “Sacred Hierarchies” in Voroneț is that ancient philosophers such as Aristotle, Plato, Socrates and others are also represented, as is the Sibyl as an ancient seer. The particularly beautiful medieval paintings and the color design, the so-called “Voroneț blue”, are unique in Moldovan religious painting.
Go next : Gura Humorului , a town in Suceava County, northeastern Romania. / The Putna Monastery / The Moldovița Monastery / The Sucevița Monastery.