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Aladzha Monastery Tours and Tickets
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All reviews golden sands nature park climb the stairs cliff face nice walk in the woods small museum interesting place wall paintings peaceful place beautiful nature worth a visit entrance fee ancient times interesting history caves monkeys rocks
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We reccomend to visit this spiritual and cultural place. We are amazed from nature and history there

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank 92maias
Reviewed 1 October 2019 via mobile

This white limestone cliff is located in a lovely tranquil garden. The rooms and passages carved into the cliff can be explored by climbing multiple flights of (modern construction) stairs. There is not much left of the actual monks quarters or chapel-- a lot is...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank V5954TNdianar
Reviewed 30 September 2019

Firstly, if you're travelling by foot from nearby, it's very tricky to get to (though I was unaware of existing hiking trails in the forests), and involves walking alongside busy roads with no pavement. There really isn't much to see. The monastery itself is interesting,...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank WhackpackAl
Reviewed 29 September 2019

The monastery is a real gem - a great view into the development of early Christianity. You'll need decent legs to climb the stairs but the effort pays rewards. Fascinating stuff. The museum is okay, too, although the walk to the catacombs wasn't worth the...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank AKC60
Reviewed 29 September 2019 via mobile

I enjoyed the place, i think it is worth visiting if you are in the area. I have seen better preserved wall paintings in caves, but this place was cool too. The walk in the woods to the monastery and to the catacombs was very...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Novamom2001
Reviewed 24 September 2019

I am extremely delighted with the way they lived. They have done a lot of work to build it. Very nice.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Yuliyan S
Reviewed 21 September 2019 via mobile

It was awesome opportunity to visit the Aladzha monastery. You can learn a lot of things there. Recommended!

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank 255miglenad
Reviewed 12 September 2019

Wasn't too sure what to expect but ended up being very pleased I visited this historical venue, great day out for people of all ages in my opinion!

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank SunnyMick
Reviewed 6 September 2019

It was a nice experience visiting this monument. The route was full of green trees and fresh air. There is a museum at the entrance.

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank chtsok
Reviewed 31 August 2019 via mobile

Nice place for the local people, to see in the cave how they lived in the past.In general for tourists not so interested.

Date of experience: August 2019
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1 September 2019|
Response from paulyfb | Reviewed this property |
You could but it’s all uphill, and there’s a nasty bend you have to cross. Drivers over there don’t stop for nothing. I would get a taxi up. It is all uphill and when you get to monastery there’s a good number of stairs. If... More
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Response from expat5Warsaw | Reviewed this property |
Cant remember but it wasn't much.
30 October 2017|
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Response from Andy_Bickley | Reviewed this property |
Public bus number 409 goes from opposite the cathedral to Golden sands (30 minutes). Get off at the stop before the bus starts to go downhill to Golden sands. Tell the driver Aladzha monastery. The monastery is sign... More