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The wooden Churches is interesting and on the way back is a fabulous view of the valley and... read more

Reviewed 6 November 2017
Turda, Romania
Outstanding Monastery in Maramures

Our visit to Barsana was on a rainy day in April. Notwithstanding the weather the grounds and... read more

Reviewed 21 September 2017
Mike S
Rockland, Canada
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Reviewed 6 November 2017

The wooden Churches is interesting and on the way back is a fabulous view of the valley and surrounding mountains.

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Reviewed 21 September 2017

Our visit to Barsana was on a rainy day in April. Notwithstanding the weather the grounds and buildings are well worth visiting, from the old wooden church, which is one of the oldest in all of Romania.

Thank Mike S
Reviewed 20 July 2017

More or less alike at a first glance - elegant shape, sky-piercing spires,,richly decorated interiors, polychrome murals evoking the most memorable episodes of Christianity, any of the 5 UNESCO-listed wooden churches I visited exudes a unique feeling of simplicity,sobriety and devotion.Apart from elaborately carved wooden...More

1  Thank Doina B
Reviewed 27 June 2017 via mobile

We visited several of these churches during our week long visit to Romania with the help of our Guide Colin Shaw. Each one was unique and beautiful in their individual way and each took your breathe away. The wonder of the architecture and construction of...More

3  Thank StevePeggy
Reviewed 24 June 2017

My wife and I scheduled a one-day tour with Cornelia and had a wonderful and memorable time. Cornelia is pleasant, sociable, very knowledgeable, and energetic. We spent about 11 hours with her, and visited the Merry Cemetery in Sapanta, the Museum of the Victims of...More

6  Thank Jeffrey M
Reviewed 18 June 2017

Everyone agrees that this is a "must see" attraction. But as there are so many, look out for the small ones. You might find some that give the impression you are the only one visiting, at least on this day. Take some time to relax...More

1  Thank Johannes H
Reviewed 12 June 2017

We specifically included the wooden churches of Maramures in our week-long trip to Romania. They are absolutely amazing--several hundred years old and very well preserved. We focused on the 8 UNESCO World Heritage sites but were only able to visit 3 (Deserti, Budesti, and Surdesti)...More

4  Thank SteveTrips2013
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.

3  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

2  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.

3  Thank Marian R
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13 July 2017|
Response from Margaret H | Reviewed this property |
We used Cornelia Lupsa -- she was absolutely fantastic. You can find her with a Google search under her name. She operates in the Marmures, Cluj Napoca, and Suceava areas.
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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