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Barsana Monastery

County Road number 186, Barsana 437035, Romania
+40 745 595 708
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We came here in the evening. Here was just a few people wandering around. So we enjoyed a lot... read more

Reviewed today
Kaunas, Lithuania
Wonderful church

In Barsana we first went to see the monastery and after that we went to visit the UNESCO wooden... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Tolmin, Slovenia
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County Road number 186, Barsana 437035, Romania
+40 745 595 708
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Reviewed today

We came here in the evening. Here was just a few people wandering around. So we enjoyed a lot, quietness, unobserved walks of nuns, and the sound of tree knocking the invitation to pray.

Thank Dzeikob
Reviewed 3 days ago

In Barsana we first went to see the monastery and after that we went to visit the UNESCO wooden church. The monastery is very nice, but the wooden church (it in the Barsana town) is far more interesting. When we came there it was closed,...More

Thank Soccca
Reviewed 6 days ago

Reportedly, the monastery goes back to the mid-16th century on the landed property of the Dragosesti family,a 3rd-generation relative of a famous voivode of Maramures, Dragos who is also credited with being the founding father of the Principality of Moldavia (present-day Moldova).An Orthodox monastery for...More

1  Thank Doina B
Reviewed 1 week ago

This monastery is located on a hill, near the main road. The building are not crowded and a splendid rose garden lies between this buildings. It's very well maintained.

Thank Florian C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Just magical and in every aspect a beautiful place! We had beautiful hours spend at the monastery and the beauty of this place we'll definitely remain for long in our hearts!!

Thank Worldtravelers7579
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It's magical: surrounded by verdant green hills to one side and a flowing valley on the other, arriving through the main gate will put you somewhere between awe and disbelief that something so beautiful could have been built (and rebuilt after at least two instances...More

Thank pieropoli
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Both the believers and non believers in our group loved this monastery. It was one of the highlights of our trip to Romania. It is very beautiful.

Thank Mary H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Really loved the simple style of wooden church and buildings, beautifully and lovingly crafted and carved from wood. The site is made peacefull and serene by the multitude of flowers and green. Loved it!

Thank Lili-sur-mer
Reviewed 18 June 2017

In the difference to many others, here you will visit a modern place. You will still have a good view and a classical orthodox church. But you will share this with many others (if you are not off-season) and all the modern "commercial" way to...More

1  Thank Johannes H
Reviewed 10 June 2017

This monastery is a real jewel of architecture. Everything is nice and well maintained, large space allowing you to see each building in full splendor. A must see if you visit Maramures.

Thank Sorin B
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