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About Probota Monastery

UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Probota Monastery (the name of the old monastery Pobrata) is an Orthodox monastery in Romania , built in 1530 in the village Probota (which now belongs to the city Dolhasca of Suceava district) by ruler Petru Rares. The monastery church is dedicated to Saint Nicholas (celebrated every year on December 6).

Probota monastery functioned as a royal necropolis of Moldova (1522-1677), there are the tombs of rulers Petru Rares (1527-1538, 1541-1546) and Stephen Rares (1551-1552), Ms. Elena Rares and other members of Moldova's ruling family.

Probota monastery is composed by six objectives:

"St. Nicholas" - dating from 1530.
ClisiarniĊ£a - dating from 1530.
The ruins of the royal house - dating from 1530.
Ruins of buildings on site - dating from XVI-XVII.
Corner towers - dating from XVI.
Wall site - dating from 1550.

The church was painted in fresco in the Byzantine style both inside and outside. Interior paintings dating from the reign of Petru Rares. Votive painting was painted on the wall of the nave southwest, the current was restored in 1844.

Contact and information:

Address: Probota, Suceava, Romania

Opening hours: Daily

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