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St. Nicholas Convent

Open Now: 7:30 AM - 6:00 PM
Open today: 7:30 AM - 6:00 PM
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It is perfect! The countryside view is amazing! This year on December the grass is still green and... read more

Reviewed December 21, 2015
Cristina2014CI
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Bucharest, Romania
Very nice monastery

There's an impressive entrance to the site, with a small tree to the left, to which the believers... read more

Reviewed October 8, 2015
wisniak
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Sibiu, Romania
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  • Excellent31%
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  • Average45%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible0%
May 27, 2018
“If we only could get in”
Mar 8, 2018
“Humble and really spiritual place”
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Sveti Nikola 31, Arbanasi 5029, Bulgaria
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Reviewed May 27, 2018 via mobile

We have been there twice, but we could not get in. It was closed, so seconed time I called the bulgarien number,which was written on the entrance door and ask to open the monastery,but lady told me,that is closed, without any explanation. We were there...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Legaga
Reviewed March 8, 2018

We happened to be in Arbanasi on a very rainy day and decided to go to this small nunnery by the name of my patron saint Sveti Nikola, as it is pronounced in Bulgarian. The place is so quiet, humble and really spiritual. Although they...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed April 5, 2017 via mobile

The convent was beautiful, but all that's really open to see is the church with the Icon and even that is in a dark room with faded paintings on the walls.

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank travelinginkspot
Reviewed October 22, 2016 via mobile

This monastery is a very pretty peaceful place. It is worth the time to visit if you are in Veliko Trnovo/Arbanassi area. The garden around the church is very pretty, with plenty of benches to rest.

Date of experience: August 2016
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Reviewed December 21, 2015

It is perfect! The countryside view is amazing! This year on December the grass is still green and it is a real pleasure to have a walk on Arbanasi St. Nicholas Convent!

Date of experience: December 2015
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Reviewed October 8, 2015

There's an impressive entrance to the site, with a small tree to the left, to which the believers attach red strings for luck. Inside is a small garden with a small vine-covered gazebo, where the are some benches to sit and relax. The church is...More

Date of experience: September 2015
Thank wisniak
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