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Monastery in a beautiful lake scenery

The monastery is at beautiful Wigry lake. I liked the view from the tower and church's nice altar... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
good views from tower

This is worth visiting simply for the view of the surrounding lakes from the tower. The grounds and... read more

Reviewed April 13, 2018
footscray west
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
Wigry 11, Wigry 16-402, Poland
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The monastery is at beautiful Wigry lake. I liked the view from the tower and church's nice altar, and fresc of death in crypta. The monastery is still renovating. The fee is not very high, 6 zl

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Reviewed September 2, 2018 via mobile

We came here from Augustow for a day trip and though it was a lovely place. The church is nice with a creepy dungeon where you can see two sets of bones of some priest. The place has mini market with some souvenirs and local...More

Thank VJ V
Reviewed August 17, 2018 via mobile

The only plus side was beautiful nature but that is something you can see anywhere in this region. The guide did not habe much to say on this place. The most ineteresting event connected to this place was the visit of John Paul II. The...More

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Reviewed August 5, 2018 via mobile

8zl to see a bed. Waited 2 hours to get some food for a group of 12. Food came out at different times and so did the drinks

Thank Ashley S
Reviewed July 11, 2018

Rooms are available but this review of of the monastery itself. It is an active religious site. For example Pope John Paul II stayed here. Lovely peaceful location with dramatic views. The buildings are very dramatic, elegant and interesting too

1  Thank 301lisa33
Reviewed April 13, 2018

This is worth visiting simply for the view of the surrounding lakes from the tower. The grounds and surrounding lakes are also quite picturesque.

Thank rjsFootscrayWest
Reviewed August 17, 2017

Yes, the view of the Wigry Lake adds up to the beauty of this place. However, I can't agree with many writers about how peaceful is this place. Maybe after season it is quiet there. We visited on Sunday mid summer and the church was...More

1  Thank tzd60820
Reviewed August 15, 2017 via mobile

Basic rooms, very peaceful, good location next to Wigry Lake. If you want to run away from hectic life, this place is your heaven to get rest.

1  Thank Rafal N
Reviewed July 14, 2017 via mobile

Nice place for walking, beautifull buildings. I recommend to visit. Only the fee for visiting tower is a bit expensive.

1  Thank PWC15
Reviewed December 11, 2016

Former monastery - for a modest price, you can rent a little house where Cameldolites lived (monks who did not talk and worked hard) lived even in wintertime and go for recollections. Beautiful lake Wigry (from Lithuanian) vingrus surrounding the estate from 3 sides. Other...More

1  Thank U9214GDjohn
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