We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Old Orhei Archeological Complex

Trebujeni, Moldova
Website
Share
Save
Book In Advance
Why Book on TripAdvisor?
  • Tour highlights & full itinerary
  • Easy online booking
  • Lowest price guaranteed
More Information
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
  • Excellent61%
  • Very good34%
  • Average5%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“the river” (6 reviews)
“the cliff” (2 reviews)
LOCATION
Trebujeni, Moldova
CONTACT
Website
Write a ReviewReviews (105)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
All reviews
"the river"
in 6 reviews
"cave monastery"
in 7 reviews
"the cliff"
in 2 reviews
"the bus"
in 2 reviews
"nice hike"
in 2 reviews
"piece of paper"
in 2 reviews
"short walk"
in 2 reviews
"orthodox church"
in 2 reviews
"great location"
in 2 reviews
"nature"
in 6 reviews
"complex"
in 10 reviews
"countryside"
in 4 reviews
"stairs"
in 4 reviews
"car"
in 6 reviews
"village"
in 15 reviews
"monk"
in 6 reviews
"moldovan"
in 5 reviews
Filter

1 - 10 of 44 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We came here before visiting the monastery. They have very clean toilets. They also have a few souvenirs to buy. They have a small display of things they have found in the local area that they have excavated. These date back to the first century....More

Thank Weetbix7
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I wisited Old Orhei on a hot day and the walk up to the church and the cave from the parking lot was a bit sweaty, but absolutely worth it. The church on the top was more or less a typical orthodox church, but the...More

Thank MosseTurku
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 11 May 2018 via mobile

The monastery is not exceptional but the untouched villages and countryside are splendid, good for walks. Several busses a day come from the central market in Chisinau, i came with the 8.35 one and returned at 15.05. If you walk to Trebujeni, you can board...More

Thank Pierre W
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
See more reviews
Reviewed 11 May 2018 via mobile

Had an excellent day out at Old Orhei it's so beautiful the views are amazing how the Gorge merges in with the river raut is spectacular we also got to visit the monasteries we went inside where this priest was living yep he lived inside...More

Thank Nathan A
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 10 February 2018

The archeological complex of old Orhei represents the nature, the geography, the architecture, the religios Tradition and the People of Moldavia and Bessarabia. You can visit the traditional village Butuceni with old houses and farms, a cave monastery and a new orthodox church of the...More

Thank Roland K
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 30 October 2017

The landscape of the place is really beautiful; the contrast between the river flowing calm in the valley, the monastery high on the hill with nearby the underground monastery, the old houses of the Orhei village painted in very nice, bright colors with designs of...More

Thank dreispharmasl
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 28 September 2017

A must-see in Moldova. Don't miss the underground monastery, however, strolling a bit around the edge of the hills is also worthwhile your time. The views are breath taking.

Thank Stefan M
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

Nice hike to the monastery and church. If you are staying at casa din lunca please walk. Its amazing and will not only give you stunning views you will get a good workout as well.

Thank Kato M
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 15 August 2017

No need to book or to pay for the trip, just go there (if you have a car), and you will not be dissappointed. Walk around the place, climb to the church, enter the monastery on the cave, go in the valley to see the...More

Thank ToujoursLaRoute
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 22 July 2017

We came there quite early and we went first to the ethnic village and then the church above the village. After that we were waiting to see the caves. There was no sign about opening hours, but other (Moldovan) tourists said that it should be...More

1  Thank Soccca
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all Trebujeni Hotels
IRIS Hotel
34 reviews
30.62 km away
Wine Hotel Chisinau
6 reviews
30.69 km away
Mignon
1 review
31.56 km away
Villa Elat Hotel
29 reviews
32.06 km away
Nearby Restaurants
Chateau Vartely Wine. Culture and Leisure Resort
54 reviews
13.23 km away
Orasul Subteran
40 reviews
20.13 km away
La Hanul lui Vasile
13 reviews
28.44 km away
Butuceni Restaurant
31 reviews
.16 km away
Nearby Attractions
Old Orhei
96 reviews
.03 km away
Cricova Winery
354 reviews
19.03 km away
Manastirea Curchi
51 reviews
23.97 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Old Orhei Archeological Complex staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Submit