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Reviewed 24 October 2018

Access is easy, by car, the road has recently been upgraded. There is no charge for parking or access to the monastery. The inner courtyard is full of brightly colored flowers, so everything impresses you from the beginning. The interior of the monastery is absolutely...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Florentin Adria... G
Reviewed 1 October 2018

It was quite a disappointment- maybe because it was a Sunday there was no sign of any of the Nuns- so we walked around and left

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank AvguyKfarSaba_Israel
Reviewed 21 August 2018

The second biggest nuns monastery in Romania after Varatec (which is near by Agapia) builded in 1460 in a very nice area. It was jus me or u can "feel" heaven there?!

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank sebastian s
Reviewed 26 June 2018

One of the most beautiful and well maintained monastery in Moldavia. Is clean and nice and quiet, located in a picturesque area, is a must see in all touristic circuits of monasteries.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank mihacom
Reviewed 31 October 2017 via mobile

It's a beautifully preserved monastery and superb gardens. It's maintained by orthodox nuns, and houses a museum of famouse Romanian painter and poets. It is well organized and ntetsting to visit. In the summer I guess there is more activity and small shops around .

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank DaniSaf
Reviewed 15 October 2017

We visited the Monastery where only nuns live and work. The place is beautiful with carefully design gardens with flowers of all various type and colors. The place can be visited with registration ahead of time. The nuns are working in the various different techniques...More

Date of experience: October 2017
1  Thank Ester Z
Reviewed 24 September 2017

This convent has one of the most charming architectures you will ever find. The atmosphere created by the arched balconies and rich blossom is fairy tale-like. As with many of the monasteries in this area, there are lots of visitors so you do not get...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank GlobetrottingViking
Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

We received a warm welcome at Agapia Convent. They call it a monastery but it's full of nuns. Does that make it a nunnery or a convent? The flower gardens are amazing! The museum at the entrance is also worth visiting to get a sense...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank TopicalSerendipity
Reviewed 28 August 2017

history of almost 400 years, pictures by Nicolae Grigorescu, most important Romanian painter - would be two major reasons to rest a while here but it is also very nice, colored by flowers, so peaceful and so white, so clean there is a museum also,...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank PopisteanuG
Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

Lets start with the beginning: 1. Tax for entrance 2. Tax for WC 3. Tax for breathing In the future they will introduce tax for looking at it from afar.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Andrei T
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