Welcome to Zamca Monastery
Zamca Monastery is a medieval walled complex which was previously part of the Armenian monastery, is currently considered the most important religious edifice built by the Armenian community in the city of Suceava.
Zamca medieval complex was built in 1606 by Armenian refugees in Moldova since the XIV century. High on a plateau in the west of the city, building occupies a good strategic position. The complex is enclosed by walls form an irregular quadrilateral (trapezoidal), reinforced with internal and external buttresses, without towers.
Architectural complex consists of three buildings (the main church "St. Auxentios" bell tower on the east side with a height of 26 meters and a building with chapel upstairs on the west side, where is the entrance to the monastery) .
Zamca Monastery was included in the list of historical monuments in Suceava, developed in 2004, with code SW-II-aA-05 485. The ensemble consists of seven objectives:
"St. Axenti" - dating from 1551 and with code SW-II-mA-05485.01
Chapel "St. Gregory" - located in the bell tower, dating from 1606 and with code SW-II-mA-05485.02
Chapel "St. Mary" - dating from the seventeenth century and with code SW-II-mA-05485.03
Cells - dating from the nineteenth century and with code SW-II-mA-05485.04
Wall site - dating from the seventeenth century and with code SW-II-mA-05485.05
The bell tower - dating from 1606 and with code SW-II-mA-05485.06
Fortification of earth - dating from 1691 and with code SW-II-mA-05485.07
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