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wonderful architecture, but...

... the surroundings were transformed in religious shopping site. The church itself is beautiful... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
diana c
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Bucharest, Romania
Big dissapointment for it's name

Nice view from outside. Not so impressive inside. And to pay tax to visit a monastery (does not... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Marius A
,
Bucharest, Romania
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Curtea de Arges, Romania
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Reviewed 1 week ago

... the surroundings were transformed in religious shopping site. The church itself is beautiful inside and outside, the garden as well. But a few meters behind it, in this vast domain, there is the monastery with the same name, hlding the relics of the Saint...More

1  Thank diana c
Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice view from outside. Not so impressive inside. And to pay tax to visit a monastery (does not matter the amount) is not religion any more. It's not a museum...

1  Thank Marius A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This Romanian Royal Family burial site is very interesting. You have immaculate gardens around the chapel building with all its wonderfully crafted details both internally and externally.

Thank Ken N
Reviewed 11 June 2017

Despite all the legends, Curtea de Arges Monastery is one of the best example of fine details architecture. Romanian Kinds restplaces are there but the architecture transmit more than funeral aspects...

Thank ionimbrescu
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

Beautiful building, interior and surrounding gardens. There's a sad legend associated with its builder. Recommended!

Thank wisniak
Reviewed 28 November 2016

historic place at monastery location at curtea de arges, you have to see saint remaining, enjoy outer side which is grassy, green. and looks good in winters as well. priest Radu was very supportive and young person, his hospitality was also good

Thank Akhuwaja
Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

It is a free and accesibile location and my advice is to visit it in any day except from Sunday late morning. They have masses and the cathedral is really cowded. It is an istorical location and it is worth seeing it.

1  Thank Iamina M
Reviewed 12 November 2016

Curtea de Arges Cathedralis is a Romanian Orthodox Cathedral of exceptional beauty. Originally constructed between 1512 to 1517, it was reconstructed between 1875 to 1885. It was built in the Byzantine style with Moorish arabesques. The exterior is ornate and elaborate, very different from any...More

2  Thank Bob L
Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

If u are on the Halloween tour then this location is situated along your journey. If not it is some way from Bucharest. But once there the cathedral is beautiful. It is still in used. The church itself is beautiful and it's also the mausoleum...More

Thank Alex L
Reviewed 30 October 2016

This is a most beautiful cathedral, situated in one of the most scenic areas of Romania. There are many legends associated with the building of this cathedral, including the death of the architect's wife who was sacrificed to ensure the building success. According to legend...More

Thank Melvin F
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