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Sinaia Monastery

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Address: Manastirii 2, Sinaia 106100, Romania
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+40 244 314 917
09:00 - 16:00
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We only stopped in for a few minutes as there were people actively worshipping. Worth checking out if you are in the area, very beautiful.

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Kitchener, Canada
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We only stopped in for a few minutes as there were people actively worshipping. Worth checking out if you are in the area, very beautiful.

Thank chickkypoo
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Very beautiful monastery in this nice place. The interesting is the best cold and curative water in the courtyard and 12 monks who lives there.

Thank Ачката К
New York City, New York
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We passed by here while hiking up to Peles Castle. It looked beautiful from outside and we also took a look inside at the courtyard. Next time I will definitely stop in to explore more!

Thank Eric J
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

First this is a functioning monastery. You must see the original church. The iconology is beautiful. Micheal our guide (romaniatourstore.com) helped understand much about the churches and monastery. They do allow pictures in the original church not the new since the new one is functional.

Thank Clifford D
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79 reviews
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Typically orthodox church, still peaceful and beautiful. Place were you can witness some local people praying and maybe some of their traditions if it is holiday.

Thank Ivana B
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

One of the most beautiful monasteries in Romania. Amazing. Be sure to visit both - old and new monastery.

Thank Roy K
Frisco, Texas
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

At the bottom of the hill below Peles Castle is this beautiful small monastery. Hope this will give you a taste of what is in store. The paintings are so wonderful. Local painter was present when we were there. Explained about paintings. So pretty.

Thank sherrs98
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Make it obligatory - when you are walking up from Sinaia to Peles Castle. The entrance fee is really low. I've been there several times - but I always visit it while being in Sinaia.

Thank Paweł C
Dublin, Ireland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 559 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Sinaia is a gem, a really beatiful and peaceful place. It is a huge complex and the guided tour was really excellent. The grounds of the monastery and the forests are really picturesque and serene abd the monastery itself is beguiling. I'm not sure how much information you would get without a tour but there'd be no mistaking the peace... More 

Thank Bozeman-Dublin
Leeds, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We visited the Monastery after a busy morning and it was lovely to spend some time in such a peaceful and quiet atmosphere. There is a Church located in the main square and a pathway leads to the Monastery and smaller Church. The cells are whitewashed and the gardens are decorated with flowers. It is a lovely setting. There are... More 

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