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Sinaia Monastery

Manastirii 2, Sinaia 106100, Romania
+40 244 314 917
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good43%
  • Average13%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“old church” (32 reviews)
“great church” (6 reviews)
“peaceful place” (10 reviews)
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Manastirii 2, Sinaia 106100, Romania
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+40 244 314 917
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"old church"
in 32 reviews
"great church"
in 6 reviews
"peaceful place"
in 10 reviews
"smaller church"
in 4 reviews
"wall paintings"
in 5 reviews
"peace and serenity"
in 3 reviews
"virgin mary"
in 3 reviews
"light a candle"
in 3 reviews
"worth a short visit"
in 3 reviews
"main church"
in 3 reviews
"religious paintings"
in 3 reviews
"entrance fee"
in 13 reviews
"quick visit"
in 4 reviews
"prime minister"
in 3 reviews
"lovely place to visit"
in 3 reviews
"beautiful inside"
in 4 reviews
"prahova valley"
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Reviewed 6 days ago

A beautiful piece of architecture ... although not an original one as it is a copy of one found at Sinai (hence the name). The monastery staff are very warm and welcoming, they don't make you feel like an intruder at all. Much of the...More

1  Thank athenagraeme
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The feeling is very pace full inside. You can cam here to have a quiet place with yourself and to enjoy the nature and the air.

Thank mariaig08
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A imposing monastery surrounded by nature and history. A quiet place, clean and nicely maintained, but a little freaky for my taste. Recommended to be visited!

Thank Marius A
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Founded by Mihai Cantacuzino in 1695 it takes its name from the famous monastery in Mount Sinai in Egypt and gives its name to the adjacent town. A former Prime Minister is interred in the grounds. It is beautifully placed amongst the mountains with its...More

Thank permia
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The old church is much smaller but it's my favourite. It's tiny but the paintings in the interior is very beautiful and well maintain.

Thank KenBon L
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is near Peles Castle and Part of our Private 2-Day Private Tour of Transylvania from Bucharest. We booked thru Viator with UnzipRomania. Sinaia Monastery is still a working Monastery and active church. There is a lot of beutiful art work and History.

Thank DonDory
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Reviewed 20 March 2018

We visited both churches. The old one is unique, with paintings and an inside layout that I wasn't familiar with (a closed off section at the back, with three doors, where only the senior personnel are apparently allowed) until I visited more Romanian churches. Then...More

1  Thank SalamatJalan
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Reviewed 2 March 2018 via mobile

you can discover traditional monastery architecture clean and well preserved....there is a particular spirit of this place.

1  Thank 64carmen
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Reviewed 9 January 2018 via mobile

This monastery is neighboring with a Pelese palace which is the royal castle in Sinaia, Romania. In fact, all Royal newborns with no exclusions, were baptized here for centuries. The monastery is surrounded by the wall and there is about 150 years old bell that...More

2  Thank disengof
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Reviewed 7 January 2018 via mobile

The road to get to this church and the church and surroundings are beautiful. Church is more than 300 years old and at the origins of the settlement. The administrators have been set on making money by charging a ticket even if you just go...More

1  Thank Anfrist
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