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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...More
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.
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...More
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...More
Another beautiful Monastery with a splendid scenery with the mountains in the back from Transaplina. Inside it is clean, nice preserved and a lot of people come here to relax. It is close to Pestera Muierii, world wide known for it's length.
Located in a magnificent landscape, close to Oltețului Canyon. The paintings on the outside, as well as in the inside of the church are superb. From the monastery, you can go and visit the Polovragi Cave for a small fee (6 ron / person).
The location of this monastery is superb, especially in summer. The painting from the facade of the monastery is very unusual, representing the Hell and the sinners... There are two parts of the monastery, the old one and the new one. The new one resembles...More