Polovragi Monastery

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Polovragi Monastery
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Ioana S
Bucharest, Romania30 contributions
Nov 2021 • Couples
A small monastery filled with history, in a spectacular natural setting. Please visit both churches - they are in pristine conditions.
Written 28 November 2021
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Viorel Iosub
Sibiu, Romania1 581 contributions
Sep 2020
The Polovragi monastery complex is located at the foot of Piatra Polovragilor mountain near the Olteț Gorges , on the outskirts of Polovragi in Gorj County . It is close to the Polovragi Cave.
Polovragi monastery is a convent dedicated to the Assumption, architectural monument of Romanian Land of the eighteenth century . It is classified as a historical monument.
Written 6 October 2020
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Stefan_Minoiu
Bucharest60 contributions
Aug 2019 • Family
Even it was a Saturday afternoon, and a wedding was scheduled the place was full of peace and quiet. In the yard and on the small houses around everything was clean and in the right order. Monastery was really full of piece and Good inside.
Written 28 August 2019
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Ioana S
Bucharest, Romania67 contributions
Sep 2018 • Friends
Beautiful wood carved traditional gate. Old church surrounded by the walls of the citadel, where now are the rooms. Has a museum. The church dating 1505 has beautiful bizantine paintings inside. The monastery is well kept, with a lot of flowers, a lot of visitors coming by bus.
Written 3 October 2018
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IOOP81
Bucharest, Romania18 contributions
Sep 2017 • Friends
A great place to find yourself to escape form the speed of the city. Also there are place deep in the forest where you can have a picnic and if you aren't affraid to spent the night.
Written 8 September 2017
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Isabela L
Tel Aviv, Israel908 contributions
Jul 2017 • Couples
The building date of the Polovragi Monastery is about 1505 . The church is built in the Byzantine style . The church is surrounded by the buildings of the Monastery . There are a big collection of vestments, icons, crosses and religious books.
Written 25 August 2017
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Mircea1958
Bucharest, Romania492 contributions
Jan 2017 • Family
Amazing location in the natural gorges between Parang and Capatanii Mountains. All the icons and murals are original. Working monastery inhabited by about 20 nuns.
Written 8 January 2017
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Anfrist
Bucharest, Romania4 275 contributions
Dec 2016
There are few places in Romania where pre-Christian beliefs and Orthodox beliefs combine and this is one of them. The monastery has superb surroundings. We entered during winter in the afternoon and the well warmed large church was a mystical experience with the lights turned off. The smaller church in the back is really the gem, take some time to admire the exterior decorations and the paintings, it is so cozy. The nuns were performing the 5 o'clock rituals by banging the bells and a wooden plaque.
Written 25 December 2016
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sebastian stoian
67 contributions
Aug 2016 • Friends
Nun church, very quiet, very nice. If u believe in God u can spend there more than an hour, otherwise 1 hour is enough
Written 13 August 2016
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Felicia Ileana V
43 contributions
Jul 2016
Located in a very picturesque area, at the entry of the Oltet Gorges, which separate the Parang and the Capatana Mountains, not very far from the already known cave of Polovragi;
The village and the abbey of Polovragi lie on the left bank of the Oltet River, 55km away from Targu-Jiu.
The monastery dating back to the 15 century is peaceful and beautifully decorated in the local Hurezi Brancoveanu architectural style and art.
We visited the monastery in summer time, certainly an ideal period of visiting it!
At -present, the above-mentioned monastery or abbey is a functional one, a nun-institution headed by a Reverend Prioress.
All in all, a delicate and precious jewel!
So happy to have visited it!
Written 29 July 2016
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