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In October of 1987 I first came up the road to see Agapia, and this last visit was even better than the first. We were treated to meeting several of the nuns and able to see them work their arts on tapestries and rugs. They...More
Lovely little place. It was so colourful with the profusion of flowers. We visited the house of Alexandru P - that was not really worth visiting, however it was very interesting to see the houses where some of the nuns lived on the way. It...More
Agapia Monastery is one the most important Orthodox nuns convent in Romania, initially built between 1641-1643 and later expanded. The monastery is famous around the world due to its interior frescoes painted in 1858 by the great Romanian painter Nicolae Grigorescu (one of the founders...More
Access is easy, by car, the road has recently been upgraded. There is no charge for parking or access to the monastery. The inner courtyard is full of brightly colored flowers, so everything impresses you from the beginning.
The interior of the monastery is absolutely...More
It's a beautifully preserved monastery and superb gardens. It's maintained by orthodox nuns, and houses a museum of famouse Romanian painter and poets. It is well organized and ntetsting to visit. In the summer I guess there is more activity and small shops around .