Must see, the space inside and out is wonderful. Bring a guide or read up before you go if you don’t speak romanian or Russian
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Nice churches to visit, far from the noise of the city...and away from the national road. Entrance is free, driving the car is the easiest way to visit. A lot of money invested in this place in the last years transformed it in a really...More
The monastery is new and set in nice surroundings. Unfortunately, the USSR years are not so easy to erase, as the people don't have the habits of the ritual and there is a lot of come and go during the mess....
Capriana is one of the lovelier monasteries I visited in Moldova. It isn't too far from Chisinau and therefore makes for a nice day trip. It is situated in a picturesque setting surrounded by water and country landscape. The 15th century monastery itself is small...More
Great church close to the capital Chisinau. Nice and quite place. I liked the painting inside the new church. They gave us some food for charity.
Very quiet and soothing place. You can be alone with yourself. A very large and ancient monastery. All the buildings are renovated, there is a lot of greenery on the territory and very well-groomed.
You can actually stay there for pennies if you meet the criteria I guess. We toured it. It's very lovely, and like all religious structures in Moldova has been restored since the end of the Soviet era in 1991. Nothing much old, but very lovely...More
I was there few times. The last time I went with two friends from Ireland and Alaska. It is about a week ago, middle of spring, gorgeous colours, lovely place, lovely atmosphere. You can just inside the monastery or even outside and enjoy the stillness,...More
Very beautifull monastery. Inside is also impressive and there is a shop to buy religeous objects as well as candles and stuff. Well worth a visit!