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An oasis of faith and peace

Living in Tulcea, for me it's easy to visit Saon Monastery every month, if not every week... read more

Reviewed 26 July 2018
Tulcea, Romania
Always close to God

This monastery is located somewhere near the Danube, having also a lake formed by the Danube. The... read more

Reviewed 12 June 2018
Constanta, Romania
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Niculitel, Tulcea, Romania
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 8 March 2012

The monastery is build on the shore of Lake Rotundu part of Danube Delta . The monastic establishment from Saon was initially built in 1846 by the monks that had left the Celic-Dere Monastery but is now inhabited by nouns . There are 2 churches...More

3  Thank Dariana2
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 4 September 2013

The monastery is somehow far from the main road, in a remote area. The surroundings are quite boring, with nothing interesting as a view. There is the lake next to the monastery - nothing special. The monastery generally looks bad and unattended. The church is...More

2  Thank radubm
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Reviewed 26 July 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

Thank PetruSolca
Reviewed 12 June 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

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Reviewed 20 May 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.

Thank ionelavlad
Reviewed 3 August 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!

Thank Georgeta D
Reviewed 25 July 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

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Reviewed 26 May 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!

Thank Rox V
Reviewed 24 April 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.

Thank Exulant
Reviewed 21 April 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.

Thank Carmen M
Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

It is a Nice experience to visit the area . It is a Little bit of everything mix with the area .. Jus go and get some pozitive fealing .

Thank alexdV1074AC
Reviewed 19 December 2016

Quiet, peaceful. With the addition of the bird sanctuary and a walk to the water front, it is perfect for a Sunday morning.

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