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An ancient great monastery

The actual church of Radu Voda Monastery was consecrated between 1568 - 1577, and it was founded by... read more

Reviewed June 3, 2018
Gabriel A
Ploiesti, Romania
Beautiful downtown monastery

Beside the fact that is always crowded, this (almost) downtown beautiful monastery boasts the... read more

Reviewed April 29, 2018
Bogdan D
Bucharest, Romania
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Reviewed June 3, 2018

The actual church of Radu Voda Monastery was consecrated between 1568 - 1577, and it was founded by the ruler Alexandru 2nd Mircea. The monastery is situated in Bucharest, near Piata Unirii (Unirea Square), and it's inhabited by monks, even today. The monastery is historical...More

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Reviewed April 29, 2018 via mobile

Beside the fact that is always crowded, this (almost) downtown beautiful monastery boasts the relics of the Saint Nectarie; resembles the one in Curtea de Argeș; religious song are played in the courtyard at an unmached sound quality; lots of history surround the place;

1  Thank Bogdan D
Reviewed October 11, 2017

if the walls could tell stories, for sure they would have what to tell 400 years of history, starting with a tough period of robberies, fights between locals, or locals and Ottomans and Tatars, etc somehow, the monastery managed to pass through all those years,...More

Thank PopisteanuG
Reviewed August 23, 2017

Although it is not located in the old town you should take your time and visit it and you'll be pleasantly surprised by the place.

Thank Michal_Kurek
Reviewed July 14, 2017 via mobile

The detail is out of this world. It was founded in the 16th Century and it stands timeless. There were a lot of devoted people praying so we tried to stay out of the way. One must go inside to see even more beauty. See...More

Thank rebazagroup
Reviewed July 10, 2017

Not to be missed. it's so inspiring and tranquil. painting on the walls are amazing including the arches outside.

Thank Marblue099
Reviewed May 19, 2017

I agree with all the positive things that other reviewers have written but I want to add something about the Roman remains that we were permitted to see today. A kind man opened a gate opposite the church entrance and in a lovely landscaped garden...More

Thank Iris
Reviewed May 18, 2017

Just slightly off the main tourist part in what feels like the newer part of Bucharest - but still very close to everything else - the monastery is a must see for any visitor to Bucharest. Unlike most of the churches in the city, this...More

1  Thank Jarko2015
Reviewed May 13, 2017

Stunningly beautiful building, with amazingly detailed frescos inside, and decorating the bell tower outside. The noise of the nearby roads and city faded to nothing, and there was a real sense of peace inside the church. If you need somewhere to come and reflect, or...More

Thank nomesie
Reviewed April 11, 2017

The Radu Voda Monastery, dedicated to The Holy Trinity and to The Saint Nectarie from Eghina, was build by the king Alexander the Second of Moldavia in between 1568-1577. Very central. Very beautiful.

1  Thank Ela24022012
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