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Wooden Churches of Maramures

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Breathtaking

Visited a lot of monasteries. But this one really made it to the top. Picturesque, peaceful, plus... read more

Reviewed 9 March 2017
Joyce R
via mobile
Tradition

When it comes to Maramures, the first thing which comes into your mind are the wooden churches... read more

Reviewed 2 October 2016
Stefan C
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Bucharest, Romania
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9 Mar 2017
“Breathtaking”
2 Oct 2016
“Tradition”
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Reviewed 9 March 2017 via mobile

Visited a lot of monasteries. But this one really made it to the top. Picturesque, peaceful, plus the well defined structures. Everything is perfect. I would definitely come back in Maramures and visit the monastery.

1  Thank Joyce R
Reviewed 2 October 2016

When it comes to Maramures, the first thing which comes into your mind are the wooden churches. They are iconic for this tourist area of Romania and are not to be missed. Each of them is special so visit as many as you can. You...More

1  Thank Stefan C
Reviewed 27 September 2016

Probably one of the most peaceful, picturesque , full of tranquility and positive energy places from Romania.The locals hospitality is beyond description.History and tradition at their best.Highly recommended to any Transilvania traveller.

1  Thank Marian R
Reviewed 24 September 2016

great places (I think that you have at least 10 different but similar churches to see) to show how the locals were constructing their churches of wood. some are quite well preserved so select carefully which ones you want to see.

Thank marcin w
Reviewed 10 August 2016 via mobile

The Monastery Barsana conquers you with the amazing views, wooden churches in the transilvanian style and the peaceful atmosphere which flies around. All is build up with a very good taste, gardens, churches, flowers.... Definitely a peace of heaven on earth which should be seen...More

1  Thank Cathy44444
Reviewed 30 July 2016

Of course the architecture is beautiful, but the landscaping with the roofs, flowers and views is stunning. I took more pictures of flowers than the monastery it self, but I could not resist. If you are in the area, please visit this monastery. It will...More

1  Thank IrisCorreia
Reviewed 8 May 2016

Very intresting, this is the best place to relax, because is full of positive energy and you can use these for your mind and body :)

Thank Kosa E
Reviewed 30 March 2016 via mobile

We went to Maramures especially to visit the wooden churches and we warn't disappointed. Unfortunately we visited only 5 from the UNESCO World Heritage , the road was good , not bad , and for example if you wanted to visit the wooden church from...More

3  Thank Cristian S
Reviewed 19 February 2016

From many wooden churches in Maramures County, 8 are listed in UNESCO World Heritage. They are very beautiful, unique in the world and in some of the most pitoresque area in Europe!

1  Thank SakinTravel
Reviewed 7 January 2016

Wooden churches are symbols of Maramures region. And the style of them are really adorable. Some of them are from the 17th century and preserved up to our date which is unbeliavable. Try to visit at least one:)

Thank banuyollarda
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rushmi007
It is possible to visit Barsana and Nanesti from Baia mare on 4 and 5 January 2017? Is there any access for train and buses? It is possible for round trip your also? THANKS
26 December 2016|
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Response from Marian R | Reviewed this property |
It is possible but the traffic might be difficult since the snow keeps falling these days ! In winter the landscape it's beautiful but in order for you to really enjoy the whole trip, travel in spring or summer !!! Have a... More
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How far is this place from Baia Sprie?
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Every day, 9:30 - 13:30 & 14:30 - 18:00. One holidays and sundays is from 13:00 to 18:00.
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