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Top Choice Italian in Suceava


Suceava's best Italian restaurant, this long-standing favourite has subdued class and prompt service. There are numerous pizza options, and the varied pasta entrees are all excellent.
Fortress in Suceava

City of Residence Citadel

Some 3km down Str Mitropoliei, the City of Residence Citadel (1388) is where an attack by Ottoman Sultan Mehmed II was halted in 1427, 23 years after his conquest of Constantinople (Istanbul). Without this defensive…
International in Suceava

Restaurant Catalan

This big local favourite serves hearty grills and salads, and has a good beer and liquor selection. Try the spicy roast chicken stuffed with potatoes, bacon and onions.
Museum in Suceava

Bucovina History Museum

Displays here range from the Bronze Age to the present, but highlight Moldavia's famous rulers, particularly, Ştefan cel Mare. While the numismatics, medieval armour and tools are interesting, Ştefan's 'Hall of Thro…
Monastery in Suceava

Monastery of St John the New

This monastery off Str Mitropoliei (built between 1514 to 1554), was an important pilgrimage destination: in a decorated silver casket it houses the relics of St John the New, which ruler Alexandru cel Bun had broug…
Museum in Suceava

Ethnographic Museum

West of Piaţa 22 Decembrie, Hanul Domnesc is an 18th-century guesthouse housing the Ethnographic Museum. It displays Moldavian folk costumes and household items.
Church in Suceava

Domniţelor Church

Dedicated to St John the Baptist, this church was built by Vasile Lupu between 1632 and 1653. Its dedication inscription, from 1643, is in Old Church Slavonic. Some frescoes come from an 1884 painting upgrade.
Club in Suceava

Office’s Club

Take a taxi (7 lei) to this big club on the outskirts. Typical DJ parties and techno nights take place on weekends.
Museum in Suceava

Bucovinian Village Museum

Within the City of Residence Citadel, this small museum displays relocated Bucovina traditional homes, with their original furnishings, accessories and appliances.
Church in Suceava

Mirăuţi Church

Suceava's oldest surviving church, Mirăuţi is 500m northwest of the main square. Founded by Petru I Musa in 1375, it was Moldavia's original coronation church (Ştefan cel Mare was crowned here), and initial Moldavi…