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Saon, a beauty

The Saon Monastery is at a distance of 11 kilometers in the direction of Niculiţel, from Tulcea, it... read more

Reviewed July 3, 2019
Tulcea, Romania
Pleasant and Pretty

We arrived via a boat from the Danube Delta and the monastery sits majestically on a hill as you... read more

Reviewed June 8, 2019
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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Reviewed July 3, 2019

The Saon Monastery is at a distance of 11 kilometers in the direction of Niculiţel, from Tulcea, it is a very beautiful monastery with three silver domes ... It has a lake (L.Telincea, near L. Rotundu, near the Danube ). It is well-kept, owns farm...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed June 8, 2019

We arrived via a boat from the Danube Delta and the monastery sits majestically on a hill as you approach, quite beautiful to behold. It was surprisingly smaller up close, but beautifully decorated inside, and we could hear the nuns singing from nearby. There is...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed July 26, 2018

Living in Tulcea, for me it's easy to visit Saon Monastery every month, if not every week (especially in summer). The two churches, the nuns and the people who come there in large numbers, especially when there is an Orthodox holiday, make our visits worthwhile....More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank PetruSolca
Reviewed June 12, 2018

This monastery is located somewhere near the Danube, having also a lake formed by the Danube. The construction began in 1846, at the level of the pantry, then another pantry and now a new and modern monastery. There is, in the back, another small wooden...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed May 20, 2018

The Saon Monastery is a place where you can feel the Holly of the life. In the courtyard there is a small shop with all kinds of souvenires.

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed August 3, 2017 via mobile

Very famous for the special wines and a beautiful place to visit. The tiny zoo by the exit (next to outside toilets) is a must see!

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed July 25, 2017

The monastery is located in a corner of the specific nature of the Dobrudja region. The courtyard is like a palace garden with particularly beautiful, active palm trees, flowers and peacocks. The wine bought there is a liqueur .... it is included in the tour...More

Date of experience: April 2017
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Reviewed May 26, 2017 via mobile

A very nice church, extremely well taken care of, lots of trees and flowers, excellent road until the location, so we really liked it!

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank Rox V
Reviewed April 23, 2017

It is a nice place to stop if you are driving around. You will take few pictures and move on. Very short walk from a parking lot.

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank Exulant
Reviewed April 21, 2017

A beautiful and quiet, peaceful place near Tulcea. They have a bird sanctuary and you can walk to the water front, which makes it perfect for a weekend trip if you are in the area.

Date of experience: April 2017
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