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Cetatuia Hill, Iasi, Romania
+40 744 647 957
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Reviewed 5 July 2018

I am on short business trip to IASI and went to this place along with Romania friend. We took bus from plata unirea to monastery. If you don't have own vehicle you need to climb up the hill atleast 2kms from main road. Beware of...More

Thank balaji r
Reviewed 29 May 2018 via mobile

This is a peaceful place, a building that you should visit when in iasi, with some particular details inside.

Thank ElenaP2205
Reviewed 8 April 2018 via mobile

Worth visiting, especially during spring. I come here often, I like running up the hill. Monks are very nice, they gave me once carrott soup. 😊 The place is so peaceful, it's calming to just sit on the grass and enjoy birds chirping.

Thank Diana P
Reviewed 30 November 2017

Cetatuia Monastery is located on a place where you can admire the city of Iasi. The monastic assembly is very beautiful. It encompasses all classical settings. The church is a special building, being a special piece of architecture.

Thank Tufus92
Reviewed 27 July 2017 via mobile

Awesome place, full of history, you need to go see this if you are in Iași! Totally worth it, also you can have some nice views of Iași from up there!

Thank Hanganu F
Reviewed 10 July 2017

This is a well preserved specimen of the typical church-monastery conglomerate you'd see all around this area of Romania - this one is unique in how well it is preserved, mostly in original form.

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Reviewed 22 June 2017

The Cetatuia Monastery is a place of tranquility and spirituality with a beautiful view to the city.

Thank d33a
Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

I was first brought here by my fiancé who wanted to surprise me. He wanted to show me the breath-taking view of the city during night. And I must admit, it was amazing. The Monastry was beautiful when the moon was above; illuminated so well,...More

Thank Miriam B
Reviewed 8 February 2017

Advice: Hike up there, to the church. You can either go through the many footpaths in the forest (more appropriate in the summer) or follow the car road (better in the winter, not as adventurous and rewarding as the footpaths, though). When you get there...More

Thank Andreea R
Reviewed 8 January 2017

Cetatuia it's a fortified church situated on a hill above the city, with a great view over a part of the city (if you know how to reach the observatory) and in the summer with great inside gardens. It should be one of Iasi atractions.

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