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Nice monastery

The monastery is a very nice orthodoxy monastery on the Jiu Valley. It is recommended to pass by... read more

Reviewed 18 June 2018
Oana P
Targu Jiu, Romania
Totally worth the drive!

I actually had this in my planner, the only thing I didn't foresee...being a Sunday the place was... read more

Reviewed 7 June 2018
Toronto, Canada
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18 Jun 2018
“Nice monastery”
7 Jun 2018
“Totally worth the drive!”
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
Route e79 | Situe a 32 Km Au Nord de Targu Jiu, Targu Jiu, Romania
+40 353 402 354
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Reviewed 18 June 2018

The monastery is a very nice orthodoxy monastery on the Jiu Valley. It is recommended to pass by and light a candle or pray and see the beautiful painting and architecture.

Thank Oana P
Reviewed 7 June 2018

I actually had this in my planner, the only thing I didn't foresee...being a Sunday the place was packed! lots of tourists and locals gathered at the Sunday church mass. Simply crowded. The landscape around the monastery is breath taking though. The place feels a...More

1  Thank Aqua_Uomo
Reviewed 5 April 2018 via mobile

This monastery was absolutely beautiful, very well mentained and peaceful. It is definitely worth a visit.

Thank Puri P
Reviewed 3 January 2018

The place is nice and impressive, take a lot of space and generate a lot ov revenue for a corrupt church but the location is just wow, if you are in the area, stop by

Thank David_Cr403
Reviewed 28 April 2017 via mobile

A very beautiful and peaceful place. Suitable for you those who like to escape from the busy ad noisy cities.

Thank Raul D
Reviewed 15 August 2016 via mobile

A quiet place where you can find yourself and meditate. You can feel the good energy and enjoy the view.

Thank catalinn
Reviewed 24 May 2016

For me this is a place for some rest on the way to Targu Jiu, located on the Jiu valley right near the exit coming from Hateg.

Thank Guran_Claudiu
Reviewed 9 September 2015

Lainici Monastery it's a divine place, full of faith, quiet and spiritual peace One of the most important religious and tourist objectives in Gorj County is the Holy Lainici Monastery in the town of Bumbesti Jiu. The Lainici Monastery is in the middle of the...More

Thank Tilea C
Reviewed 20 August 2015

It is unknown the exact date of construction of the first church here, probably late 14th century. The position of the monastery is wonderful, on the spectacular Jiu Valley, about 30 km north of Tîrgu Jiu, after the small town Bumbeşti-Jiu. Throughout history monastery suffered...More

Thank Sorin D
Reviewed 4 August 2015

This is a nice church that you will find on your way between the Brancusi sculptures. It was particularly interesting that when you bought a candle and light it, the man there would ask you the names of your loved ones and take the candle...More

Thank The_2urist_101
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