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Cozia Monastery

Calimanesti-Caciulata, Calimanesti 245600, Romania
+40 744 109 208
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
Calimanesti-Caciulata, Calimanesti 245600, Romania
+40 744 109 208
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Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

This monastery is one of the oldest in Romania. It's a very beautiful place to visit with your family and friends, but is also a crowded place.

Thank Alin M
Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

The Cozia monastery impresses by its authentic architectural style and very well kept interior wall paintings ( icons) and exterior walls. It also impresses by lodging inside the tomb of a well known , heroic Romanian ruler from the XIV century. There is also a...More

Thank asbrossard
Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

Old beautiful, peaceful and sacred place in a wonderful location. Can't wait to visit it again! Strongly recommending it!

Thank Cristina B
Reviewed 3 July 2017

very good sanctuary of a religion and history, quiet place for soul, for meditation and prayers, don't miss this place?

Thank Doina R
Reviewed 29 April 2017 via mobile

Worth a visit. Artifacts from 1803...nice wood carvings/ paintings plus classic window painting. Will take probably 30 minutes to walk around and more if you like to appreciate the serenity near the river.

Thank Cindy T
Reviewed 17 April 2017

It was probably the 5th or 6th time for me being here, but now my Italian group friends were very intersted for having a tour of it. It was 1st time for them within a Romanian Monastery ant they were in loved of it.....for the...More

Thank Iulian_11
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

Arrived here from Curtea de Arges, after a beautiful drive through the Carpathian Mountains. The building is very nice. We dud not go inside.

Thank wisniak
Reviewed 1 April 2017

A pretty nice monastery and one of the few places to visit in Caciulata. Really worth to take a visit here.

Thank stefanprisacariu
Reviewed 20 March 2017

Cozia Monastery is a medieval monastic complex, placed in Calimanesti city, on the side of Olt River. It is The Old Mircea regnant foundation, it is extended and refurbished during the time, from Middle Age till now. It is orthodox religion. It can be visited...More

1  Thank Mirela T
Reviewed 1 February 2017

It is one of the most beautiful monastery in this part of Romania. It is really impressive how the orthodox ritual was kept and the architecture also. by the other hand, you can find here a piece of the Romanian history. A must see place.

1  Thank Adrian V
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Response from Currypolice | Reviewed this property |
It is free and open access - the government pays for its upkeep.