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Sinaia Monastery

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Address: Manastirii 2, Sinaia 106100, Romania
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+40 244 314 917
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The original reason for Sinaia

Monastery build by a returning pilgrim and since then a second larger church building has been built. If you go to look at the old church look for the different balcony styles.

Reviewed 1 week ago
Mike S
Johannesburg, South Africa
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Johannesburg, South Africa
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Monastery build by a returning pilgrim and since then a second larger church building has been built. If you go to look at the old church look for the different balcony styles.

1 Thank Mike S
Essex, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 181 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely little monastery. Got 2 sections. A new and older part. Worth a 30-40 min stop to see it all. We saw a service which was nice. Would recommend.

Thank Ace28065
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

There is a deep feeling engulfing a christian who enter the very old churches located within its curtyards . The first has been built more than 300 years ago . The monastery got its name from Sinai , the pilgrimage place of its funder and gave the name of the adjoining town which is now an attractive touristic center on... More 

Thank Cetatzeni
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful place, greatly maintained. We went in with small kids and all of us were stunned by the beauty of this place.

Thank Nitzan T
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is worth a quick visit if you find yourself in Sinaia. It wont take long to see it, but the old church is worth seeing. The fresco painting is very good. It houses one of the earliest books with the romanian language a bible

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Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

It's a place worth visiting. Unfortunately we went there in march and the museum was closed but we admired the church. It's a peaceful place.

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Bucharest, Romania
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Reviewed 7 March 2017

The stunning mountain landscapes located along the Prahova river are the main attraction point of this Romanian area, beside the people who are hospitable and cheerful. The Romanian food in this region is traditional by many dishes of pork, sausages, veal arrounded by good wines and spirit drinkers.They can tested smoke trout, a very appreciated dish in this region and... More 

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Reviewed 26 February 2017

Bit treacherous under foot due to frozen snow but it was so calm and peaceful.Amazing sunny day and the air was so fresh. Loved this site, I bought a candle and a keepsake.

Thank roosterbeccles
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Reviewed 18 February 2017

First Monastery in the area. Nice place to visit, especially the refurbished the old church. A place were you are with you.

Thank Comanescu B
Sinaia, Romania
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Reviewed 17 February 2017

Sinaia Monastery, Hotels in Sinaia also called the cathedral of Bucegi Mountains, is the first construction in the area of the present resort, being built at the end of the 17th century by spatar Mikhail Cantacuzino, after his return from the Sinai Mountain.

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