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About Bogdana Monastery

Bogdana Monastery is an Orthodox monastery of monks located in Radauti, Suceava, Romania.

The monastery is a historical monument and is composed of:

"St. Nicholas" Church - dating from the fourteenth century.
The bell tower - dating from 1781.
Parochial House - dating from 1876.

"St. Nicholas" Church (Bogdana) is considered to be the oldest religious building of wall from Moldavia, being founded by Bogdan I (1359-1365), founder of the Moldavian feudal state. The church was built in the second half of the fourteenth century as thanksgiving to God for the victories obtained in the battles fought to establish a free and independent state, in the Moldavia.

This church served as a royal necropolis, here were buried the Moldavia's rulers (until the time of Alexander the Good), and relatives of the royal families. [Bogdan I (1359-1365), Latcu Prince (1365-1373), Roman I (1391-1394), Stephen I (1394-1399) and Alexander the Good (1400 - 1432)]

Contact and information:

Address: Str. Bogdan Voda, no. 6, Radauti

Opening hours: Daily

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