Hagigadar Monastery (“Fulfillment of Desires”)

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Hagigadar Monastery (“Fulfillment of Desires” in Armenian, from “hagiuc” = wish and “gadarel” = to fulfill), code SV-II-aA-05504.A monument of national importance located at a distance of about 3 km from the city Suceava, in the village of Bulai from the commune of Moara.
The church is positioned on the right of the access road from Suceava to Fălticeni, near the European road E85.
Former Armenian nunnery towards the end of the 17th century, with the church building built between 1512-1513 by the Armenian cattle dealer Dragan Donavac (Donavachian).
The monastery is famous for the tradition of kneeling on the hill on which the church is built and surrounding the church three times on ones knees by pilgrims who want to fulfill a wish of their own.

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