Cultural tourism in Bucovina
Bucovina holds a cultural-historical and ethno-folkloric patrimony of great value and touristic attractiveness: objectives with historical-military features (Scheia, Suceava and Zamca fortress`s), civil constructions (the Princely Court and the Princely Inn of Suceava), as well as more than 25 museums, such as:
- the Suceava History Museum, with “Throne room”, an exceptional performance, one of the kind in Romania
- the Bukovina Village Museum
- the Natural Sciences Museum
- the Ethnographical Museum
- the Popular Customs Museum in Gura Humorului
- the “Wood Art” Museum in Campulung Moldovenesc
- the Natural Sciences Museum in Vatra Dornei
- “Bukovina popular techniques” in Radauti
- the “Ion Irimescu” Art Museum
- the “Prominent People Gallery”
- the Water and Forest museum in Falticeni
- The house- Museum in Solca, etc.
Rural areas are keepers of old customs, traditions and handcrafts, where talent and attraction for beauty become a true work of art – ceramics, homespun carpets, skinning, homespun, popular instruments, masks, etc.
Bukovina is famous for its ethnographic museums, well defined and thematically accomplished (Suceava, Radauti, Gura Humorului, Campulung Moldovenesc, Solca, Vatra Dornei, Vama, Marginea), as well as for the most important creation centres or individual workshops of the famous popular masters (Vatra Moldovitei, Ciocanesti, Brodina, Poiana Stampei – painted eggs, Marginea, Radauti – ceramics, Manastirea Humorului, Radauti, Arbore – homespun, Suceava, Radauti, Vatra Dornei, Molid, Fundu Moldovei – icons, Marginea, Gura Humorului -braiding, Bilca, Vama, Fundu Moldovei – skin dressing); and not at last, wood processing is found in all the mentioned areas.
Artistic manifestation and traditional popular holidays during the year draw the public’s attention to the life, authentic spirit of Bukovina’s lands, through popular costume, songs and dancing, old customs – plastic art, folklore, traditional and custom festivals.