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Nice steeple

The only part of this monastery that you can visit is the chapel under the amazing wooden steeple... read more

Reviewed 8 September 2018
Walpy
,
Holland
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Nice

The church of the monastery is the highest wooden church in Europe. You can enter the church and... read more

Reviewed 3 September 2018
Baltescu
,
Brasov, Romania
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Reviewed 8 September 2018 via mobile

The only part of this monastery that you can visit is the chapel under the amazing wooden steeple. Well worth visiting but that's all you get for now.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Walpy
Reviewed 3 September 2018

The church of the monastery is the highest wooden church in Europe. You can enter the church and admire the wooden structure of the tower.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Baltescu
Reviewed 8 August 2018

Really nice and quiet place to visit. The surroundings are beautiful with flowers, trees and lovely wooden buildings.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 22 April 2018

The monastery is located in the heart of a large park, which makes the place even more quiet and serene, especially when there are no groups of tourists in the area. The wooden structure, with a 78 m high tower, it is supposed to make...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank SmileyKay
Reviewed 9 February 2018

This monastery is an orthodox monastery, located in a great forest, have a parking lot for tourists and is representative for Maramures architecture of wooden churches.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank MariusP863
Reviewed 30 January 2018

This is not old. It was built using old techniques and is the tallest wooden structure in the world. It is a marvel. Very impressive and a lovely place to visit. it is indescribable.

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Ken L
Reviewed 9 October 2017

This is very close to the Merry cemetery. We visited in early September and found it a lovely peaceful place - until the coach parties arrived! The buildings are very impressive and beautifully kept. It looks like they are about to finish a new toilet...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank EurogirlBelgium
Reviewed 9 October 2017

We found out about this monastery from our host at Camves Inn, and we visited it after we left the Merry Cemetery. This is the tallest wooden structure in Europe, and it's quite old. Well worth taking a detour to see it and climb to...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank EugenC
Reviewed 19 August 2017

When visiting the " Merry cemetery " you have to pass by this wonderful recent Monastery in the middle of the woods at only 1.5 km from the Cemetery . In this oase of energy and beauty , far away from all stress , you...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed 18 August 2017 via mobile

Do not miss this spot if you get to Sapanta village in Maramures. They say it's the tallest wooden construction in Europe.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Coma219
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