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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good18%
  • Average12%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible0%
16 Feb 2017
“Small and pitoresque church in a beautiful village”
13 Aug 2016
“Nice place to visit”
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105d, 557070, Romania

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Reviewed 16 February 2017

The Carta Monastery is half ruined, which makes it even more beautiful than an usual one. Being one of the fewest Cistercian abbey still standing in this part of Europe, it is an important historical place to visit and it really worth a small decoy...More

Thank menq
Reviewed 13 August 2016 via mobile

A surprising small village, very colorful and clean. The place can be visited in less than one hour. The big surprise is the restaurant. Being part of Albota trout farm, a famous restaurant in the area, you can feel the taste of romanian restaurant.

Thank IcarTours
Reviewed 6 July 2016

We were driving to Sibiu, and since this is a short (less than 5 km) detour of the E68 road we thought we'd see the Carta Monastery ruins. Without a car I don't think this is even an option for anyone. Anyway, we drove through...More

Thank HMKaren
Reviewed 20 June 2016

This place is one of the most impressive monuments of Romania, and yet it is nearly unknown. If you love old buildings or are just a Game of Thrones fan, go to Carta and see this extraordinary place.

Thank George F
Reviewed 30 July 2015

a unique place in Romania, the architectural style is amazing and unique for Romania. Close to Sibiu, you can easily get there by car. Here is my blog review of it : https://thechocolatesoflife.wordpress.com/2013/09/23/carta-abbey/

1  Thank Bianca C
Reviewed 9 July 2015

I visited the abbey on an organised trip with a bus. We paid the entrance at the ticket shop next to the church (where you can buy some souvenirs or local products) and then ve visited the church, the guide was the local priest, one...More

Thank Lucian V
Reviewed 7 June 2015

Located in the center of Cârța village, for a few minutes' detour on halfway between Sibiu and Făgăraș! The information ponit next to the cistercian church. It was funny, when they give us the church's key after we paid the entrance fee. The info point...More

Thank GoncziDezso
Reviewed 2 June 2015

We arrived there rather by accident, but it did worth! Firstly, congratulations to the citizens and mayor of Cârța, houses are almost all renovated, culverts heads painted in wait and on each of them there are flowers. Simply driving through Cârța is a pleasure. The...More

Thank nifcons
Reviewed 29 May 2015

A beautiful old monastery, partly restored, and still in use as a place of worship. You get the key and pay in the adjoining cafe/tourist office. This not only gets you into the church and surrounds, but also into and up the tower. Great view...More

Thank Talan7
Reviewed 9 November 2014

Finally visited, after many wasted times. It should be on UNESCO world heritage list. A great monument, an excellent place. Enjoy!

Thank CarpatBike
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