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Wooden Churches of Maramures Tours and Tickets
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Reviewed 10 July 2019 via mobile

The wooden churches are quite stunning. So old with lots of history. Worth visiting a few churches to make some comparisons. They're all a little different. Great paintings inside.

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Kerryn72
Reviewed 1 May 2019 via mobile

The Maramures Wooden churches are located in the Maramureș region of northern Transylvania and are a group of almost one hundred old Orthodox churches. Occasionally are Greek-Catholic ones, has ben built by a different architectural solutions from different periods and areas. That churches from Maramureș,...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank CelticHeart
Reviewed 27 December 2018

Highly recommended for the beautiful setting and views! You don't really need to spend more than an hour there unless you want to, so make sure to have a quick stop and check it out.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 14 September 2018

Unique artifacts, craft and art, local beliefs and traditions rolled into one. The feeling of peace is only overcome by the awe one feels looking at this majestic constructions. Worth visiting.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Rodi130
Reviewed 30 June 2018 via mobile

Visited while passing by recently. A number of wooden churches of quite unique design and very nice to see. There is a visitor centre where it’s possible to see a few historical artifacts and buy locally produced souvenirs. There is no entrance fee to the...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank coling803
Reviewed 7 November 2017

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

Date of experience: March 2017
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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.

Date of experience: April 2017
1  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

Date of experience: June 2017
3  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

Date of experience: April 2017
4  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

Date of experience: June 2017
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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.