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Curtea de Arges Monastery

Str. Basarabilor nr. 1, Curtea de Arges, Romania
+40 248 721 735
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Str. Basarabilor nr. 1, Curtea de Arges, Romania
+40 248 721 735
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Facinating very old monastery. visited many throughout Romania and this is the best! Very rare frescos and I was luck to run into a local person that gave me a private tour! You can see 3 layers of frescos. And, across a small (free) parking...More

Thank Laura L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The church itself has a great arhitecture on the exterior. Also in the church you can find the tombs of some leaders in the pas monarchy of Romania!

Thank stefanprisacariu
Reviewed 1 September 2017 via mobile

If you want to see the worst in religions this is the place. Before you enter the main church what ever riom there are stalls with religious souviniers.. realy stuffy and then every body is standing in line to kiss a religious relik....

Thank Noazh
Reviewed 24 August 2017

We were there on the day of St Mary's festival so were unable to see the interior. Honoured to have seen the service, the grounds and exterior offer a lot to look at, but it was truly too busy to attribute this with a fair...More

Thank Tania444
Reviewed 9 August 2017

Pretty Monastery, inside and outside. Definitely worth a stop if you are in the area. Small fee to enter the Monastery, and an additional fee to take pictures.

Thank Anders T
Reviewed 26 July 2017 via mobile

Nice place to visit. Full of history and with qualified personnel. However there is a small fee if you want to take pictures inside and this is a bit annoying.

Thank Stefan T
Reviewed 20 July 2017

We stopped in Curtea de Arges on our way over Transfagarasan. So we decided to visit this monastery. The exterior of the church was amazing, a real rare oportunity to see. On the other side the interior was not so impressive. We were very glad...More

Thank Soccca
Reviewed 18 July 2017

Read the legend about this monastery it will be even more interesting to visit this place. The entrance is free of charge. Inside there is small but important museum.

Thank Dzeikob
Reviewed 6 July 2017

This monastery has always been on my bucket list, and I am happy that I finally managed to visit it. It is simply an architectural jewel. The murals are great, even if there is some decay here and there. It's worth spending an hour or...More

Thank EugenC
Reviewed 18 May 2017

This monastery it's unique. The monastery is located in Curtea de Arges and it was founded by Neagoe Basarab. If you are in that area please do not miss it.

Thank Cristea A
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23 March 2017|
Response from Melvin F | Reviewed this property |
We rented a car. That way you can visit the beautiful sites along the way, once you get out of the Bucharest area.