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Patrauti Monastery



 

Patrauti Monastery is located in the northeastern part of Romania, in the Bukovina region, in Suceava county. Patrauti Monastery is among the famous painted monasteries in Romania ; it was inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage List in 1993. 

The church in Patrauti was erected in 1487. It is the smallest among the monasteries in Bukovina, and the only one meant to be a nun monastery.

Its architecture represents a valuable model of a Moldavian medieval era, being the edifice of a three-concha plan, with the tower over the nave, Gothic window frames and portals, as well as facades symmetrically decorated under the cornice with ceramic friezes.

Patrautsi Church
Patrautsi Church
 

The inside painting has a high artistic value; the outside painting is at present limited to fragments of the “Last Judgment”, effected after 1550.

The Patrauti church was placed on the UNESCO World Heritage List in 1993.


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