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Address: Orhei 3524, Moldova
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Breathtaking (seriously) and serene

A must see! We visited with about 18 others on a day threatening to cut our excursion short by thunder showers but were rewarded with the stroll around the tranquil, impeccable... read more

Reviewed 5 June 2016
Lisa G
Balti, Moldova
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Balti, Moldova
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Reviewed 5 June 2016

A must see! We visited with about 18 others on a day threatening to cut our excursion short by thunder showers but were rewarded with the stroll around the tranquil, impeccable grounds and two of the most stunning churches we've encountered in Moldova. It is a short distance from Donici House, in Donici, and Orheiul Veche/Butuceni so you can visit... More 

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Tilburg, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 12 April 2016

Curchi monastary is located 15km from Orhei and is the best and most beautifull monastary of the country. The main church can not be entered, but is very pretty from the outside. there is also a nice park next to it.

Thank DevaRi
Trinidad and Tobago
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Reviewed 6 January 2016 via mobile

Absolutely worth the trip and the small hike and the donation to the monk in the cave church. Spectacular no rails view from ledge down river Raut. Must do.

Thank FOL-1003
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Reviewed 18 July 2015

It's a great outskirt of civilization located however just 55 kilometers (34 miles) from the capital of Moldova. It;s an hour of drive and you will find yourself in the one of the most picturesque corners of Moldova. Oak forest and small lakes located in the same place represent the magnificient scenery alongside with this Orthodox Monastery buildings. Monastery temples... More 

Thank Cycling_man_1984
Chisinau, Moldova
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Reviewed 8 July 2015

The positioning is very good, not far from Chisinau. Nice nature, friendly people. There were too much people in the day, it was on Sunday, but I think it is better to visit this place during the week.

Thank Et C
Des Moines, Iowa
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Reviewed 10 April 2015

The grounds and landscaping were perfect. The churches and monks quarters were nicely painted and in beautiful colors. The older church was locked so I did not see the inside. The newer church was unlocked, but no pictures allowed. The walls are impressive and there is a lake at the side of the road just outside the church. Across the... More 

Thank RandyKasal
Chisinau, Moldova
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Reviewed 23 July 2014

excellent architecture, situated in forest this monaster is very , very quite. You stay alone with God, not stress, no noise. Strongly reccomend!

Thank moldovabestof
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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Reviewed 12 August 2013

Beautiful and peaceful monastery and church that was renovated a few years back. There was a wedding when ve visited and it added to the charm. The church is beautifully decorated and has great icons. Nice garden and lake near-by. Donate a few Lei to the lady at the exit and she will record your name for the night prayer.

Thank Sabaudia73
the Hague
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Reviewed 9 August 2013 via mobile

the Curchi monastery is a very nice place to visit. the road there is good. it has been well restored, showing that the church has quite some money. the gardens are very nice and have a nice backdrop. an added element of interest can be the huge limousines in summer for the Moldovan weddings, along with the pretty ladies in... More 

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Ancona, Italy
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Reviewed 30 April 2013

If the rush-hour traffic at the bottom of Negruzzi in Chisinau has left you feeling nervous, or if you've found the central bus-station depressing, then this is the place to come to calm down, learn to appreciate beauty again, and re-charge your spiritual batteries. The monastic foundation, as I understood, is centuries old, but it was suppressed and the buildings... More 

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