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Sinaia Monastery

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Address: Manastirii 2, Sinaia 106100, Romania
Phone Number: +40 244 314 917
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The history behind this monestary is interesting, as is the contrast between the old and the new. You can reach on foot but a bit of an uphill walk, ideal if you have a car. Worth... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
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Worcester, United Kingdom
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Worcester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The history behind this monestary is interesting, as is the contrast between the old and the new. You can reach on foot but a bit of an uphill walk, ideal if you have a car. Worth a visit

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Bucharest, Romania
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is one of the best place to visit if you reach Sinaia city. it s a verry old monastery, with lots of history behind and nice sourroundings.

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Thank mariusziz
Paris, France
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Small monastery, really quick to make the tour, nothing really special though. Only interesting thing is paintings, really middle aged style although pretty recent

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Yankee in the South
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Beautiful monastery with outstanding old and new churches. The paintings in the old church are so beautiful and worth seeing if you don't plan on traveling around Romania looking at churches. It's convenient to stop here on your way to Peles and Bran Castles.

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Thank divezuzu
Bucharest, Romania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I particularly liked the old church. They also host the grave of Take Ionescu, one of the greatest Romanian prime-ministers. It's good place to sit and meditate for a while, especially in a nice sunny day.

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Thank GabRobMat
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

Really amazed with the painting inside the church. Perhaps more details and leaflet in multiple languages about the monastery would make the experience better

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Thank Lovetotravelmore89
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

Nothing special to see, similar to other monasteries seen in Romania. Exterior is not impressive, although interior is a little bit more interesting. However it is an ordinary orthodox monastery, you can see bit more impressive monasteries in Voronet region.

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Thank Domante A
Decatur, Georgia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

The monastery provided housing for the King during his visits that eventually led him to build Peles Castle in the vicinity. The primary attraction is the small Greek Orthodox Church/chapel. To appreciate fully the iconography and structure, we would suggest that you engage a local guide. It is an outstanding example of small "country" churches.

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Thank redneckersson5
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016 via mobile

As I'm an orthodox by birth , I do not go to church on regular basis , but in places like this I always find the peace of mind . Beautiful landscapes , a peaceful place to light a candle for the loved ones .

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Tulsa, Oklahoma
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016

Totally worth visiting. the little church in the middle of the yard is amazing. the museum is great. make sure you ask questions, the gentlemen who works there is so knowledgeable

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