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peaceful, mythical and historical

The final resting place of the Romanian kings.. The legend of master builder Manole, who created... read more

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Jophy D
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
iWas there, a place about creation and kings

this place it's about three issues - creation and royalty and beauty this place is not only a... read more

Reviewed 25 September 2018
Bucharest, Romania
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The final resting place of the Romanian kings.. The legend of master builder Manole, who created this beauty and had to sacrifice his wife to give it strength and eventually himself, gives the place a mythical touch.. had watched an interview of King Michael and...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Jophy D
Reviewed 25 September 2018

this place it's about three issues - creation and royalty and beauty this place is not only a monastery why creation? because one of Romanian fundamental myths, the creation one, started her, with the legend of Master Manole and his lovely wife; he has to...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 23 September 2018

This is one of the most beautiful buildings we have ever seen. Our only suggestion is to make this the last stop when visiting Curtea de Arges, since everything else pales by comparison.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Brian R
Reviewed 1 September 2018

Maintained by the Romanian royal family, it's really pretty. Worth visiting. A bit different in design compared to other cathedrals and churches. We liked it.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank PmgyA1
Reviewed 27 August 2018

Beautiful architecture, paintings of icons inside. Romanians are quite religious so you will see Romanian visitors making multiple signs of the cross and kiss the relics in the temple, be mindful of them.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Christa L
Reviewed 23 August 2018 via mobile

Not sure what else to say this place is simply stunning. Well worth stopping to visit. There's actually a couple of churches to view, neither take too long but definitely worthwhile seeing.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank mikebstravels
Reviewed 13 August 2018 via mobile

We stopped here on our trip to Transfăgărășan road. It's an impressive building with an interesting history. Doesn't take long to visit it. Worth doing while in the area

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Nicoleta M
Reviewed 26 June 2018 via mobile

The building has lots of different styles and is not the average monastery. The area is part of the park of the city and its very nice to walk around.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank JonathanEastwood
Reviewed 17 June 2018

Built in the 16th century, this beautiful cathedral has a number of legends associated with it. One is that Manole, the main builder, had to sacrifice his wife in the walls in order to keep it from collapsing. Another is that the king never wanted...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 6 June 2018

It is imperative to see if you are near. The monastery's construction is related to the legend of Master Manol. Below the urban garden is the master's tap where he is supposed to have fallen and died. Architecturally, it is very impressive, there are quite...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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