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Manastirea Sf Ana / St Anne Monastery

Address: Drumul Eroilor, Orsova, Romania
Phone Number: 0040-252-361-991
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Ranked #2 of 3 things to do in Orsova
Type: Religious sites, Sights & Landmarks
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Bucharest, Romania
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17 reviews 17 reviews
14 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

Located on the hill top, accessible by car (free parking just at the entrance), the monastery stands out from other similar ecumenical places by its spectacular view - from a veranda which surrounds the exterior of the church - over the town and the river. Besides this and the tranquility of the place, there is nothing special from a touristic... More 

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3 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

We visited the Monastery and walked the grounds on a Saturday. The gardens are so well kept and the Monastery is a lovely example of traditional Romanian architecture. We enjoyed an opportunity to spend some quiet time here.

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greece
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73 reviews 73 reviews
32 attraction reviews
102 helpful votes 102 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

- Location: Wonderful. A 10 minute drive from Orsova. - View: Stunning view over the Danube valley. - Atmosphere: Tranquil. - Duration of visit: I spent a serene hour there. - Parking: Five minute walk from the nunnery and free of charge. The monastery has wonderful flower gardens and hospitable nuns. It’s a relatively new - 20th century - monastery... More 

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Bucharest, Romania
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15 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

A very nice place: quiet with a splendid view over the Danube Valley towards Orsova. Access by car is made by a narrow and steep road. There is a parking there. It's free to visit. Aside from the Danube view, there is an interesting aspect of the monastery: it has a very cozy wooden veranda that surrounds the church. From... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2013

A long, steep winding road up from the town is worth the climb to find this stunning building with a peaceful garden, beautiful wall paintings and view along the Danube.

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Dorset, United Kingdom
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86 reviews 86 reviews
12 attraction reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2012

This Monastery (although we might otherwise here call it a nunnery) in in the wooded hillside, high above Orsova in Mehedinti County, Romania. It would be a very tiring walk, so I would say a car is needed to reach it. The views from it are wonderful, of the mountainous hillsides and River Danube and the monastery itself has wonderful... More 

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Craiova,Romania
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18 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2012

You can get there by car, on the road. It is a big monastic complex near the Danube shore, with a nice church and a big shop with souvenirs , church objects and books. From that height you have a beautiful view around. It is built in a forest on that mountain.

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Brasov, Romania
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2012

Located on a hill overlooking the city of Orsova it could be a nice visit. The church is made of wood and has an U shape, along with the nuns chambers. The terrace offers a relaxing view of the city and the gulf. If you took the time and got there, you should take another five minutes and walk up... More 

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