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Oldest Cathedral in Romania

If u dont have a guide u must claim for one. The cathedral have a very nice story behind and im not... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
sebastian s

Cathedral and monastery are very close to each other. Very relaxing and peacefull atmosphere. A... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Duta V
Bucharest, Romania
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Curtea de Arges, Romania
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Reviewed 1 week ago

If u dont have a guide u must claim for one. The cathedral have a very nice story behind and im not the one to tell it. Also the park, and the monastery from that yard complete a nice day. the cathedral its not the...More

Thank sebastian s
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Cathedral and monastery are very close to each other. Very relaxing and peacefull atmosphere. A place where you can put order in your thoughts.

Thank Duta V
Reviewed 10 October 2017

Beautiful grounds to walk around. A very ornate cathedral an easy walk from hotels and restaurants. Short visit

Thank Laura L
Reviewed 9 October 2017 via mobile

Beutiful buildind with amazing art inside. Truely original and different. The garden ariund it is also nice for a quick break and rest .

Thank Noazh
Reviewed 18 September 2017

While the Cathedral is amazing, the caretakers don't have (in my opinion) a clue about how to attract tourists. They transformed the place into a religious bad joke, selling cheap artifacts. I did not see a note about how the cathedral was build, about the...More

Thank Gabriela C
Reviewed 16 September 2017 via mobile

Are you a religious person? Ok, probably you have all the reasons to visit this place. But for us, and this is all that i have to say, it was unpleasant. Why? Because all the alleys are made from some small broken stones, white and...More

Thank Maitre B
Reviewed 14 September 2017

I liked very much the exterior walls arhitecture, really immpresive. You should visit it, and althouhg I saw some comments that you have to pay to get inside, me and a group of friends visited the cathedral just a couple of days ago and we...More

Thank stefanprisacariu
Reviewed 12 September 2017 via mobile

Two gravestones on either sided of entrance mark durial place of former kings and queens of Romania. Besides that this church as no features that warrant a few. Alright for a look but thats it

Thank Andrew M
Reviewed 24 August 2017 via mobile

Very nice place to visit. The monastery architecture is unique. You will spend around 30-45 minutes here.

Thank Ion A
Reviewed 12 August 2017

... the surroundings were transformed in religious shopping site. The church itself is beautiful inside and outside, the garden as well. But a few meters behind it, in this vast domain, there is the monastery with the same name, hlding the relics of the Saint...More

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