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Old Orhei Archeological Complex

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All reviewsthe rivercave monasteryworth a visitthe cliffnice hikeorthodox churchbeautiful scenerynaturecomplexcountrysidecarstairsvillagechisinaumoldovanmonkcentury
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Reviewed August 13, 2018

There are not a lot of out and out tourist attractions in Moldova but if you have an interest in historical sites and or some beautiful scenery to explore on foot then this is worth a visit. The route from Chisinau is good so travel...More

Thank Paul F
Reviewed July 7, 2018 via mobile

We came here before visiting the monastery. They have very clean toilets. They also have a few souvenirs to buy. They have a small display of things they have found in the local area that they have excavated. These date back to the first century....More

Thank Weetbix7
Reviewed June 15, 2018 via mobile

I wisited Old Orhei on a hot day and the walk up to the church and the cave from the parking lot was a bit sweaty, but absolutely worth it. The church on the top was more or less a typical orthodox church, but the...More

Thank MosseTurku
Reviewed May 11, 2018 via mobile

The monastery is not exceptional but the untouched villages and countryside are splendid, good for walks. Several busses a day come from the central market in Chisinau, i came with the 8.35 one and returned at 15.05. If you walk to Trebujeni, you can board...More

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Reviewed May 10, 2018 via mobile

Had an excellent day out at Old Orhei it's so beautiful the views are amazing how the Gorge merges in with the river raut is spectacular we also got to visit the monasteries we went inside where this priest was living yep he lived inside...More

Thank Nathan A
Reviewed February 9, 2018

The archeological complex of old Orhei represents the nature, the geography, the architecture, the religios Tradition and the People of Moldavia and Bessarabia. You can visit the traditional village Butuceni with old houses and farms, a cave monastery and a new orthodox church of the...More

Thank Roland K
Reviewed October 30, 2017

The landscape of the place is really beautiful; the contrast between the river flowing calm in the valley, the monastery high on the hill with nearby the underground monastery, the old houses of the Orhei village painted in very nice, bright colors with designs of...More

Thank dreispharmasl
Reviewed September 27, 2017

A must-see in Moldova. Don't miss the underground monastery, however, strolling a bit around the edge of the hills is also worthwhile your time. The views are breath taking.

Thank Stefan M
Reviewed August 15, 2017 via mobile

Nice hike to the monastery and church. If you are staying at casa din lunca please walk. Its amazing and will not only give you stunning views you will get a good workout as well.

Thank Kato M
Reviewed August 14, 2017

No need to book or to pay for the trip, just go there (if you have a car), and you will not be dissappointed. Walk around the place, climb to the church, enter the monastery on the cave, go in the valley to see the...More

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