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Bucovina Trail - Voronet

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Hidden : 09/25/2008
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Geocache Description:

This is maybe the most beautiful and intimate monastery in northen Moldavia. The
blue is famous and the paint is the same colour.

Voronet (Vo ro nets) was founded in 1487 by Stephen the Great to celebrate a victory over the Turks. Widely known throughout Europe as "the Sistine Chapel of the East" due to its interior and exterior wall paintings, this monastery offers an abundance of frescoes featuring an intense shade of blue commonly known as ‘Voronet blue.’  The composition of the paint continues to remain a mystery even now, more than 500 years after the church was built.


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