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Beautiful location and monastery

I recently visited this monastery with my wife and her family. The location of the monastery, set... read more

Reviewed 27 April 2018
Nottingham, United Kingdom
God protected place

Celic-Dere is a place of God, with a Turkish name, Russian influences but Romanian presence and... read more

Reviewed 17 July 2017
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27 Apr 2018
“Beautiful location and monastery”
17 Jul 2017
“God protected place ”
Frecatei Commune, Telita 827078, Romania
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Reviewed 5 March 2012

Celic-Dere Monastery is located at about 3 km from Telita village, at 30 kilometers from Tulcea, on Celic stream valley, from which it took the name (in Turkish, Celic-Dere means ‘steel stream”, because various ancient weapons were found here). The site is beautifuly situated in...More

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Reviewed 27 April 2018

I recently visited this monastery with my wife and her family. The location of the monastery, set in the hills in the countryside, is beautiful, and the monastery itself is well worth seeing. The area nearby is also a great place for a picnic.

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Reviewed 17 July 2017 via mobile

Celic-Dere is a place of God, with a Turkish name, Russian influences but Romanian presence and spirit, how the nuns there would tell you. There are many treasures to see but the most important is the Divine Spirit that is present there. If you are...More

Thank lsoaita
Reviewed 26 May 2017 via mobile

Really nice location, wonderful views, a very beautiful church, with quite a lot of tourists visiting. Definitely worth a visit!

Thank Rox V
Reviewed 16 November 2016

It has a big domain around a very big church. Also the forest is very close. The nearby forest is good for picnics and relaxation

Thank iulian_s1979
Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

Is the most beautiful orthodox monastery from Dobrogea. I recomand you the museum and the big Church.

Thank Bunica M
Reviewed 8 September 2016

The monastery is peaceful and the place is silent and good for resting. Is the closest monastery to Tulcea city

Thank oanaluca
Reviewed 16 March 2016

In the middle of the forest, quiet located, close to Tulcea city, is a place where you can find a nice monastery.

Thank IcarTours
Reviewed 1 January 2016 via mobile

A small monastery, but very beatiful. Is near tulcea, a very peaceful place to pray or just to admire.i like it very much.

Thank 945alinab
Reviewed 21 October 2013

Celic-Dere Monastery is located in a lovely rural setting in a clearing in a wooded area. Founded in 1838-1840, the church was built starting in 1901. To reach the church there is quite a long hill to walk up, but the view from the top...More

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Reviewed 4 September 2013

Small monastery on the top of a hill, with a nice view around. Cannot appreciate how valuable the church is, but sure worth a visit. Take care of the hill, cause might seem like a long walk to the top of it, for some :)...

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