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Brancoveanu Monastery

Sambata de Sus, Romania
0372-87-10-88-0730556342-0370-55-63-42
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Must see on this route

If you travel from Brasov to Sibiu, this monastery is a must see. A beautiful arhitectural church... read more

Reviewed 23 February 2018
SakinWorld
,
Iasi, Romania
via mobile
One of the most beautiful!

Don't have words to tell about the beauty of this monastery! I hope that a few photos will you tell... read more

Reviewed 9 February 2018
Raul S
,
Laval, Canada
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Sambata de Sus, Romania
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0372-87-10-88-0730556342-0370-55-63-42
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Reviewed 23 February 2018 via mobile

If you travel from Brasov to Sibiu, this monastery is a must see. A beautiful arhitectural church with nice painting. I was here for several times, and is nice to visit both in winter and summer. Read about history of this place to undestand the...More

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Reviewed 9 February 2018

Don't have words to tell about the beauty of this monastery! I hope that a few photos will you tell about !

1  Thank Raul S
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Reviewed 4 January 2018 via mobile

I’m now ashamed to admit I knew nothing about this place. It is around 15 km from the main road between Sibiu and Braşov, and the road is fine to there, including free parking nearby. It’s a larger compound, built 300 years ago and renovated...More

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Reviewed 11 July 2017

Everything was glazing around there. In the back there is a pond where you can see live fishes, green places. You can also book rooms there to stay over the night. Don't really need a pre booking, but you should call just in case. Beautiful...More

1  Thank Mirel Iulian M
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Reviewed 1 June 2017 via mobile

The area has several objectives so it's worth spending some time. The monastery is impressive from the moment you step into the external Japanese garden. It is an old monastery, put down by catholic austrians and rebuilt at the beginning of the 20th century. The...More

Thank Anfrist
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Reviewed 25 May 2017

This monk Monastery is location in a beautifull landscape close to mountagne, about 13 Km. from Sambata de Sus village. Is an ancient place ideal for meditation, pray and pios memoriam for Arsenie Boca priest, because built an outside arhitectural wood altar and paint the...More

Thank dorinakiss
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Reviewed 25 May 2017

As I live in Brasov, I visit this wonderful place once a moth, anytime my soul needs a moment of peace and tranquility. The feeling you have once you enter the big wonderful gates of the monastery, a feeling of peace and tranquility surrounds you....More

2  Thank Roxana P
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Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

It is a beautifull monastery, as soon as you enter you will be enchanted of the tranquility and the beauty of the 17'th century design. It has great gardens and the view of the mountain capture your eyes when you look up from the monastery's...More

Thank Mihai D
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Reviewed 28 October 2016

It was built in 17th century by the king from where it took the name. The architectural style it also got the same name and is can be found in buildings in the south of Romania built in that century. The views of the mountains...More

Thank thor2705
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Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

One of the most known monastery in Romania, is a good place to visit and relax. For pilgrims is known because here was abbot Arsenie Boca. The founder of this monastery was Prince Brancoveanu, one of the defenders of Christianity in medieval Romania.

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Laura L
7 August 2017|
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Response from Mihai D | Reviewed this property |
Dear Laura, Within my visits there, I did not notice a visiting hours scheddule. The only scheddule is for the religious services. But every time I went there, it was opened each day of the week and each hour of the day... More
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