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Cozia Monastery

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Address: Calimanesti-Caciulata, Calimanesti 245600, Romania
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+40 744 109 208
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
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Beautiful monastery

Worth a visit. Artifacts from 1803...nice wood carvings/ paintings plus classic window painting. Will take probably 30 minutes to walk around and more if you like to appreciate... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Worth a visit. Artifacts from 1803...nice wood carvings/ paintings plus classic window painting. Will take probably 30 minutes to walk around and more if you like to appreciate the serenity near the river.

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Ploiesti, Romania
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Reviewed 17 April 2017

It was probably the 5th or 6th time for me being here, but now my Italian group friends were very intersted for having a tour of it. It was 1st time for them within a Romanian Monastery ant they were in loved of it.....for the future they have asked me to make a plan for visiting the beautiful monasteries in... More 

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Israel
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Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

Arrived here from Curtea de Arges, after a beautiful drive through the Carpathian Mountains. The building is very nice. We dud not go inside.

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Iasi, Romania
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Reviewed 1 April 2017

A pretty nice monastery and one of the few places to visit in Caciulata. Really worth to take a visit here.

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Romania
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Reviewed 20 March 2017

Cozia Monastery is a medieval monastic complex, placed in Calimanesti city, on the side of Olt River. It is The Old Mircea regnant foundation, it is extended and refurbished during the time, from Middle Age till now. It is orthodox religion. It can be visited all days, you can pray, buy religious objects. The monastery is surrounded by very special... More 

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Reviewed 31 January 2017

It is one of the most beautiful monastery in this part of Romania. It is really impressive how the orthodox ritual was kept and the architecture also. by the other hand, you can find here a piece of the Romanian history. A must see place.

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Calgary, Canada
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Reviewed 1 December 2016

The Eastern Orthodox Cozia Monastery was erected between 1387-1392. It is the most visited monastery in Romania and has some of the richest history. It is certainly worth having a look at it if you are travelling through that area.

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Poznan, Poland
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Reviewed 27 September 2016 via mobile

It is the best example of Byzantine architecture in Romania (build before the fall of Constantinople) and a burial place of the most important ruler in Wallachian history Mircea the Elder (grandfather of Vlad the Impaler "Dracula"). Must-see while driving through the valley of Olt.

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Reviewed 26 September 2016

A nice church,monastery actually with great history. Great location, it also have a small museum with holy stuff. Always to return when you need time for yourself, or just to see a very nice monastery.

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Alba Iulia, Romania
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Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

It is always a pleasure to stop to this beautiful monastery and take a breath of fresh air. History and nature combine in here. The Olt river in the back of the monastery completes the scene of peace and silence.

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