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Bakota/ Submerged Settlement and Remains of Ancient Cave Monastery

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Its a great landscape

I fly there on paraglide. It was very beautiful and very impressive. There is the remains of a rock... read more

Reviewed July 16, 2018
Володимир Х
Beautiful. Worth the Hike

The view over Dniester River and the surrounding landscape was breathtaking and glorious. The... read more

Reviewed June 5, 2017
Singapore, Singapore
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Kamianets-Podilskyi, Ukraine
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Reviewed October 14, 2018 via mobile

It's a very beautiful place and close to the nature. The monastery is very small though. Even the road to get there is nice, I definitely recommend it.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank celamotinha
Reviewed July 16, 2018

I fly there on paraglide. It was very beautiful and very impressive. There is the remains of a rock monastery.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Володимир Х
Reviewed June 5, 2018

Drove independently from Kamianets in hire car. A local told us there is also a bus that goes on the hour from the town. Warning: dirt track down steep slope to lake is only suitable for 4x4 so walk down. We saw a stork on...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Boyes2015
Reviewed June 5, 2017

The view over Dniester River and the surrounding landscape was breathtaking and glorious. The history of Bakota, the submerged settlement under the Dniester is interesting and a litte mind boggling. It was abit of a hike down (and back up!) to the cave monastery, especially...More

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank kurogomajpn
Reviewed May 28, 2017

Its worth to drive awful road and break your car to see that nature wonder in Ukrainian countryside.

Date of experience: May 2017
1  Thank Maris Z
Reviewed January 17, 2017

Well worth the ride! Beautiful mesmerizing place. We really enjoyed the church and the clean water from the source.

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank Anastasiia V
Reviewed October 20, 2016 via mobile

It is an amazing place with unbelievable landscape and interesting history. If you want to visit Kamenets you definitely should go to Bakota. But you can get here only by car or with guide-group. It is situated out of the city. The guide costs ~...More

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank Дмитрий Х
Reviewed September 24, 2016

Stunning scenery of the Dniester river. The cave monastery does need a bit of a climb up and down the hillside, but is easy enough for a reasonably active person. The caves themselves are very dark and you need some sort of illumination to see...More

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank LoneBrit
Reviewed September 11, 2016 via mobile

The place is incredibile even if the road is not the expected one. The view is one that deserve all the effort and this is one place that can be visited in any time of the year. Great place to visit!

Date of experience: September 2016
1  Thank Cristian U
Reviewed August 9, 2016

The roads leading to this beautiful spot are horrible but totally worth it! It's a great area to spend a few hours walking and enjoying the surroundings. One of the most beautiful places in Ukraine.

Date of experience: August 2016
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