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Horezu Monastery (Hurezi Monastery)

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Address: Str Manastirii | Satul Romanii de Jos, Horezu 245800, Romania
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+40 250 860 190

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A piece of heaven

More than 200 years monument of architecture. Very impressive icons and mural. A vivid place, inhabited by about 50 nuns.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed January 6, 2017
Bucharest, Romania
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Bucharest, Romania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 6, 2017

More than 200 years monument of architecture. Very impressive icons and mural. A vivid place, inhabited by about 50 nuns.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 31, 2016

It was founded at the end of 17th century by Brancoveanu. The location is nice with a lot of forest and nice views. Inside the monastery is quiet a good place to reflect to life and soul issues.

Thank thor2705
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 18, 2016 via mobile

Crowded and large. Runned like a well-oiled money-making machine. Missed the quiet surrounds when inside. Impressive church. Visit outside the pilgrimmige season is advised.

Thank Marian C
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 18, 2016

When I stepped at the entrance of the monastery, I thought it looked a bit plain. I walked further in and was stunned by the gorgeous blooming flowers, fat apples hanging from the trees. The monastery was quiet with the presence of the nuns walking about. I even got to see a few nuns working on the wildberries. One of... More 

Thank ngshiyan
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 14, 2016

A gem in a very ugly region. The scenery resembles Umbria, the roads and the whole impression is that of a run down remote region that has nothing to do with this superb monastery. Ignore the surroundings.

Thank ZoiaAshdod
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 24, 2016

nice place to visit. a lot of friendly nuns and pretty garden with colourful flowers. not too many things to see here but worth experiencing life in the monastery.

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Bucharest, Romania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 11, 2016 via mobile

This is one of the main attraction from Horezu. I would recommend you to spent there around 2 hours.

Thank Havidas
Cluj County, Romania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 8, 2016 via mobile

Have seen this monastery in September 2016. This is a must see place while in Horezu area, easy to reach by car.

Thank aam_13
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 30, 2016

The landscape and the regions I have discovered(unfortunately) only now, I mean the region in southwestern Romania, Gorj and Valcea arevery picturesque, attractive, and surprising in very many aspects. First,the regions mentioned before area vast museum in the open:a place or corner of the country where the mountains meet the river(the Olt, the Oltet,the Jiu etc)beautiful fresh lawns and gardens,... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 19, 2015

The monastery is nice on the outside and located on a moderate size hill in a wooded area. It is possible to park at the very top. The various buildings are nice and there were lots of flowers growing in October during our visit. The main church has fantastic paintings on the outside and inside. Unfortunately photos are not allowed... More 

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