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Lovely Peaceful Place

Founded in 1696 and much restored in the 1930s, Brancoveanu Monastery is a truly beautiful and... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Solihull, United Kingdom
Serene historical site

The monastery is in a great location, among the mountains. It is quiet and peaceful. It is also a... read more

Reviewed 29 July 2018
Frederick, Maryland
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Sambata de Sus, Romania
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Founded in 1696 and much restored in the 1930s, Brancoveanu Monastery is a truly beautiful and peaceful place, with lovely Orthodox chapels, cloisters, colonnades, immaculate gardens with priests and nuns quietly going about their daily business. In the church and chapels are some magnificent icons...More

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Reviewed 29 July 2018

The monastery is in a great location, among the mountains. It is quiet and peaceful. It is also a site of religious/historical significance.

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Reviewed 19 June 2018

We have spent some hours on this Monastery with our kids. Very pleased to find superb views and very nice gardens. Good roads to reach it by car or bikes, nice people but still not much to do else.

Thank popescur74
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
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

Thank ilieadrianp
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
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
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
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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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