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Capriana, Moldova
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Capriana is one of the lovelier monasteries I visited in Moldova. It isn't too far from Chisinau and therefore makes for a nice day trip. It is situated in a picturesque setting surrounded by water and country landscape. The 15th century monastery itself is small...More

Thank kurogomajpn
Reviewed 12 April 2017

Great church close to the capital Chisinau. Nice and quite place. I liked the painting inside the new church. They gave us some food for charity.

Thank Bogdan B
Reviewed 9 April 2017

Very quiet and soothing place. You can be alone with yourself. A very large and ancient monastery. All the buildings are renovated, there is a lot of greenery on the territory and very well-groomed.

2  Thank SergeySIstanbul
Reviewed 18 May 2016

You can actually stay there for pennies if you meet the criteria I guess. We toured it. It's very lovely, and like all religious structures in Moldova has been restored since the end of the Soviet era in 1991. Nothing much old, but very lovely...More

Thank garlec
Reviewed 21 April 2016

I was there few times. The last time I went with two friends from Ireland and Alaska. It is about a week ago, middle of spring, gorgeous colours, lovely place, lovely atmosphere. You can just inside the monastery or even outside and enjoy the stillness,...More

1  Thank KateNM1205
Reviewed 12 April 2016

Very beautifull monastery. Inside is also impressive and there is a shop to buy religeous objects as well as candles and stuff. Well worth a visit!

1  Thank DevaRi
Reviewed 6 August 2015 via mobile

Lovely place, and the ride up there is beautiful, but in 20 minutes you will have seen it all.. We combined with an other excursion and then it's worth it. Don't go through a lot of trouble getting there though.

Thank Marjolein C
Reviewed 8 August 2014

About 40km north west of Chisinau, the exterior of the monastery is very simple but the inside is gorgeous, all painted in blue tones and covered in gold leaves. The great thing is you can take pictures here (unlike the cathedral in Chisinau). They sell...More

1  Thank TravelingCat22
Reviewed 22 January 2014

A group of colleagues from work and I decided to visit by the end of our workshop. Even though it was not at the level of our expectations when we read about it, however we are glad to have made the trip as it was...More

1  Thank Mimo2405
Reviewed 3 April 2013 via mobile

We decided to drive out here having been to Oreihul Vechi the previous day. The valley is very pretty and there is a viewing point on the road going down in to the village. The complex itself is not big but the monastery is very...More

1  Thank Steve_Amy
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