Moldavia, Romania


Romania's Moldavia region (or Moldova; not to be confused with the independent Republic of Moldova) has the Bucovina region with its stunning painted monasteries and pretty landscapes. While there are many to choose from, don't miss Dragomirna, Sucevita and Putna, which were my favorite.

Other cool sites include: the Neamt Citadel, one of the most interesting and well-preserved fortresses in Romania, the Bicaz Canyon and the little known Miclauseni Castle.

Iasi is the region's most important city and a nice stop while in the area.

Additional info:
- entry on Wikipedia
- profile on Wikivoyage

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