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iWas there, the first church in Romania

the cave church is actually the first church on Romanian territory; from Ion Corvin village, there... read more

Reviewed October 20, 2018
Bucharest, Romania
A very spiritual place

I't quite far from Constanta, about 1-1.5 hours of driving, but it's definitely a place to go to... read more

Reviewed July 27, 2018
Constanta, Romania
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Strada Corvin Ion, Constanta 900160, Romania
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Reviewed October 20, 2018

the cave church is actually the first church on Romanian territory; from Ion Corvin village, there is a 3-4 km secondary road to the site we are looking for Saint Andrew, the first apprentice of Jesus, came here to spread the his word , and...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed July 27, 2018

I't quite far from Constanta, about 1-1.5 hours of driving, but it's definitely a place to go to and visit if you are religious and or spiritual. It has an old and long story behind it. A quiet place and very beautiful surroundings. Say your...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed June 23, 2018

This spectacular place is not very far from the city of Constanta. The church itself is very beautiful on the outside, but on the inside it's very rich in architecture. The inside is gorgeous. I would recommend bringing your children here because you can actually...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed December 11, 2017

Departing from Constanta to Ion Corvin, after about 75 km, we leave the main road, follow the signs and reach the cave of St. Andrew. This Dobrogeana Monastery is located less than 2 kilometers from the "Mihai Eminescu Cisme" and at about 4 kilometers from...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank puiu2013
Reviewed October 2, 2017

In a far remote place with few small villages not very far, this place is offering also a nature corner very beatiful. Marking the place from were the christianity has been spreaded in Dacia is revealed the cave where St Apostle Andrew was living like...More

Date of experience: June 2017
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Reviewed September 10, 2016 via mobile

It's a very spiritual place. You can visit there the cave where Saint Andrewsl lived. He is the one who brought Cristianity on the Romanian territory. It's a must see. You have to baptise your kids here. It's a space of high spiritual. If my...More

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank Anisoara H
Reviewed August 24, 2016

We have baptized there my oldest son. It is a trully spiritual landmark of Dobrogea (region) & Romania. You can visit there the cave where Saint Andrew lived. He is the one who brought Christianity on the Romanian teritory. It is a trully special place...

Date of experience: October 2015
Thank iulian_s1979
Reviewed August 22, 2016

St. Andrew’s Cave and Monastery has a spiritual and historical significance related to St. Andrew The Apostle, who blessed by his presence this ancestral land between the Danube and the Black Sea, becoming patron of Dobrogea and Romania. Unfortunately, during the Communist regime, dark clouds...More

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank Cristina H
Reviewed July 28, 2016

St Andrew brought the Christianity onto this land, and this was the cave in which is supposed he lived. A space if high spirituality, with quiet and beautiful surroundings.

Date of experience: May 2016
Thank Tiberiu M
Reviewed July 19, 2016

St. Andrew is the one who brought Christianity to this land. I had the opportunity to visit the cave where he lived on a scorching day of July. Upon entering the cave, the silence and low temperature inside felt like a balm. I took my...More

Date of experience: July 2016
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Kelly W
August 7, 2017|
Response from Bonnie M |
Ion Corvin village, Constanta county. It’s like1h15’ from Constanţa. Directions -Valu lui Traian - Cobadin - Adamclisi - Ion Corvin
Ninutsa G
August 4, 2016|
Response from EugenC | Reviewed this property |
To be honest, I have no idea. It was around noon when we got there. My guess is that if you go between 9AM and 4PM, you should find everything open (cave, church, souvenir shop). Have fun!