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“vlad tepes”(27 reviews)
“old man”(5 reviews)
Monastery said to be the final resting place of Vlad (Count) Tepes, also known as Vlad Dracula.
North of Bucharest 40km | Snagov Island, Snagov 077165, Romania
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were a group and the priest come shout and scream with us , not recomended very small place we payed and get out as he is very rude

Thank Fert U
Reviewed August 3, 2018

Getting here and back by local minibus was an adventure in itself! From the bus stop, it's about half a mile past varied village houses and then across the bridge to the island. There was no sign of any boat however, so it all had...More

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Reviewed June 1, 2018 via mobile

You should take couple of hours to visit this place. No shorts and flip flaps allowed. This is a secluded monastery located on an island reachable with a boat, a ten minutes ride.

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Reviewed May 8, 2018

An interesting old monastery, certainly worth a visit, need about 2 hrs to investigate at leisure. Need good walking shoes. Best if one knows the history before visiting

Thank rick_81_au
Reviewed April 7, 2018

Part of the trek to find Dracula. Sort of kidding, but this is most likely the burial place of Vlad the Impaler after whom Dracula was modeled. You walk over a bridge onto the island. Nice lake views. Beautiful gardens, lots of birds ncluding per...More

Thank Chinapjs
Reviewed February 5, 2018

I was taken to Snagov Monastery to see the body of Vlad Tepes, the Monastery is situated over a short walk along the bridge. The Monastery is very small but historic inside, the gardens are lovely and would be wonderful in the summer. The views...More

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Reviewed January 1, 2018 via mobile

A very nice small church, but the monastry is gone. It costs too much: 15 euro for a glimse of the small stone that hides Draculas’ corpse. Beware: we waited for hours for a bus back to Boekarest. It did not come at all.

Thank Yolande V
Reviewed November 14, 2017 via mobile

It's interesting for it history and the idea that Dracula was buried inside it. You need to pay 15 RON to visit the island.

Thank Marcos R
Reviewed November 8, 2017 via mobile

While there's not a lot to see here, it's still worth a visit if you're in the area. The church interior is beautifully painted with religious icons. If you want to take photos, there's a 15 lei fee.

Thank SusanAndJim
Reviewed October 30, 2017

I agree with others that there could be more signage. We were lucky as we had a knowledgeable guide to give us lots of information about its history. In many ways it's claim to fame is as the reputed burial place of Vlad Tepes (Vlad...More

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April 12, 2016|
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Response from janebieger | Reviewed this property |
I'm not sure I understand the question but if you mean is it easy to get to Snagov by bus then the answer is yes. You don't need a tour - it's an easy minibus ride from the Bucharest Bus Station. And Romanians are so... More
April 9, 2015|
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Response from Mike P | Reviewed this property |
There is now a bridge on the north side (Feb 2015). We drove to the bridge, parked and walked across. Appears to be one person living there who collects a small fee, don't recall how much. No tours that I saw. Not sure of... More