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Very peaceful...on a weekday :)

We were careful not to go on a weekend, or during a big celebration, to avoid the crowds. We pretty... read more

Reviewed 5 September 2018
Robert K
Too crowded

The monastery is a very nice place to visit but not a very special one as you can find a lot of... read more

Reviewed 10 July 2018
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Soseaua Cernica 16, Pantelimon 077145, Romania
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Reviewed 5 September 2018

We were careful not to go on a weekend, or during a big celebration, to avoid the crowds. We pretty much had the place to ourselves. The location, on a peninsula is beautiful, although you don't have access to water really. But you have to...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Robert K
Reviewed 19 August 2018 via mobile

The monastery is a place for prayer fullstop. Not worth visiting as a site. Although situated on a peninsula on lake Cernica, it is impossible to enjoy this particular feature as all areas on the waterfront are restricted to the clergy. Shaded spaces are also...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Balkaniak
Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

The monastery is a very nice place to visit but not a very special one as you can find a lot of other beautiful monasteries but not as famous as this one. Maybe this is the only point it is so crowded. The landscapes are...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank ClaudiuCom
Reviewed 9 July 2018

A quiet and peaceful monastery near Bucharest. You can drive by bus or car about 30 mins from center of Bucharest.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Radulian V
Reviewed 3 March 2018

a quiet area, surrounded by water, all the complex lies on a peninsula it worth to walk till the end of the ground, where a bench is waiting for you the church, with a history of more than 400 years, is waiting also, to receive...More

Date of experience: November 2017
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Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

The location of the monastery is great. But has nothing to do with religion any more, looks like a money market for fake priests.

Date of experience: March 2017
1  Thank Bebshka
Reviewed 1 August 2017

Cernica Monastery is a historical place, with many stories from the early 1800s. I used to cycle to the monastery every couple of days to bring home fresh water from the natural spring located near the entrance, some 50 meters down the hill. Gate personnel...More

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank Mihai D
Reviewed 31 October 2016

It is a monks monastery, situated in the middle of Cernica Lake. A nice and quiet place good for some relaxation. It has nice gardens and beautiful landscape. Also it has some strange rules like no bicycle inside but cars are allowed. For the rest...More

Date of experience: May 2016
Thank thor2705
Reviewed 15 August 2016 via mobile

This place became one of my fac place for a sunday trip. It's so quiet all around,clean,muchii flowers ,a beautiful garden,u believe u are in a diferență world. Interior of monastery are amazing,is full of God...i feel easy and quiet full...hard to write or describe...More

Date of experience: May 2016
Thank goldenfishy
Reviewed 5 June 2016

Beautiful location , great view, nice cemetery with a feeling of returning in time at the beginning of the 20th century. The area is very green,pastures, a great big oak,nice for relaxing.

Date of experience: May 2016
Thank Ivan A
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Rachel B
12 February 2016|
Response from ClaudiuCom |
Try to call them, you can find the phone number on the Google Maps :)