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Monastery said to be the final resting place of Vlad (Count) Tepes, also known as Vlad Dracula.
North of Bucharest 40km | Snagov Island, Snagov 077165, Romania
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All reviews vlad tepes his head take pictures across the bridge under construction peaceful place small island walk around great place to visit final resting place summer residence beautiful surroundings foot bridge religious art large lake interesting place an excursion
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Reviewed 2 days ago

I learned that this destination is reachable by the regional bus R446 (1.5 lei), from PIATA PRESEI to MANASTIREA VLAD TEPES. The bus may depart early, so be sure to arrive at the bus station at least 10 minutes earlier, and allow some time to...More

Date of experience: November 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The lake, the island, and the monastery are beautiful and peaceful, well worth the visit. Good to finally get to pay my respects at the supposed grave of Vlad the Impaler.

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank JeffMann
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Visited this monastery on our last full day of our Danube cruise. It was the only day that we had rain, but it didn't dampen the experience.The monastery is located on an island in a large lake accessed by a foot bridge. Greeted with a...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Timothy M
Reviewed October 6, 2019 via mobile

This monastic establishment still stands for one of the most significant landmarks of Walachian old history.

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Marian P
Reviewed September 28, 2019

Very small compared to other Vlad the Impaler sites. Quite beautiful inside. Cost was 40 lei (about $9) entry and take pictures.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Jet551413
Reviewed September 10, 2019

Such a beautiful part of the country and our tourist guide Marius was so knowledgable showing us around, this is where Vad the impalers body was buried and his head was shipped to the Turkish capital for proof of his death a must see on...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank paultO5710UT
Reviewed September 8, 2019 via mobile

I recomand you to go there!! The way to the monastery is like an holliday road, and feel free to make your personal, own pray on the bridge on the middle of the lake, becouse is a beatifull view and sensation!! Try to find your...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank ovidianac
Reviewed August 28, 2019

The monastery is on an island in the middle of a lake and has been there for about 700 years. To reach it, you must cross a foot bridge which is not scary or dangerous and is easy walking. Once on the island, you can...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank igolfCA
Reviewed August 10, 2019

About half an hours drive from Bucharest yet you are far from the madding crowd. Snagov Monastery is situated on an island in Lake Snagov. The monastery is small but the setting is a perfect rural ideal. Here lies the body only of Vlad the...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank norma4up
Reviewed July 18, 2019

The Orthodox church is the only remaining part of the monastery and is fortunately now accessed by a footbridge. As you walk across to the island you can see the former Summer residence of the dictator Ceausescu on the banks of the lake. This is...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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April 12, 2016|
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Response from janebieger | Reviewed this property |
I'm not sure I understand the question but if you mean is it easy to get to Snagov by bus then the answer is yes. You don't need a tour - it's an easy minibus ride from the Bucharest Bus Station. And Romanians are so... More
April 9, 2015|
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Response from mpaulson44 | Reviewed this property |
There is now a bridge on the north side (Feb 2015). We drove to the bridge, parked and walked across. Appears to be one person living there who collects a small fee, don't recall how much. No tours that I saw. Not sure of... More