Church of Saint Nicholas - Bogdana Monastery 



The church of Bogdana Monastery from Radauti is the oldest stone religious building in Moldavia and was built in 1360's by the founder of the medieval independent state of Moldavia, Bogdan I.

All rulers of Moldavia until 1400 were buried in this church.     In 1479-1483 Stephen the Great decorated the six princely graves of  his  ancestors  from inside  the church  with beautiful  carved  tombstones.

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Some of the most important churches and monasteries you can visit in this region include...