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Varatec, Romania
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Reviewed June 24, 2019

It was not quite as pretty as Agapaia, however it was very nice and quite tranquil. There did not seem to be access to the church. There did not seem to be any charge for the visit. There is a lovely garden shaded by cedar...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed June 6, 2019

The monastery was founded in 1785 by nun Olimpiada, with her confessor, Father Iosif. It is the largest nun monastery in Romania, with more than 400 nuns living here. Massive stone walls enclose the main church, The Dormition of the Virgin Mary, the monastic precinct...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed October 24, 2018

The monastery of Varaic is located in the village of the same name, in Neamt County. Besides, the whole village is exclusively built for religious purposes. In the courtyard of another church, located 100 meters from the monastery, was the tomb of the poet Veronica...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed August 20, 2018

Taste of Heaven, sound of Heaven (or silence of Heaven?) ... anyway ull hope Heaven will be like here!

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank sebastian s
Reviewed March 10, 2018

Varatec Monastery is a must in a tour of monasteries. First of all, the road toward the monastery is very special. The monastery itself is not better, not worst than others but gives you a very good feeling. Is clean and organised and very friendly....More

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed November 13, 2017 via mobile

We were a group of four and we were fortunate enough to have arranged for an overnight stay within the monastery ground by Axa Travel. Varatec is the largest monastery in Europe and there are four hundred nuns who live in houses around the monastery...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed September 14, 2017 via mobile

If you are traveling from Piatra Neamt this is normally the first place to visit on the monastery trail. Note that the main church appears to be undergoing some major refurbishment inside. It is full of sturdy wooden scaffolding, meaning you can't really see much...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed August 28, 2017

yes, Varatec is not Agapia; Varatec is Varatec if you need only to see the nicest, do not visit if you want to see only the nicest girl from a bunch of them, it's your choice if you want to find yourself, to feel beyond...More

Date of experience: June 2017
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Reviewed June 11, 2017

Sometimes, you need to get rid off the modern tools of civilisation and to become introspective. Varatec monastery can help you to do that.

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank ionimbrescu
Reviewed January 17, 2017 via mobile

If you have time you should visit it, but it's not very special comparing with other monasteries in the area.

Date of experience: January 2017
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December 28, 2018|
Response from sebastian s | Reviewed this property |
HI! 2 book in Monastery its not possible. If u r lucky ull find rooms, but u can find accommodation near Varatec Monastery and i think its better in this way. U can visit all 5 monasteries (Agapia, Agapia Veche, Varatec... More