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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Due to recent re-construction this is most appealing of the monastery that is definitely not to be missed for it's creative religious art forms inside. Worth the trip for few hours from Chisinau .

Thank pilgrim_gsa
Reviewed April 10, 2018 via mobile

Definitely worth a visit if you find yourself in Moldova. Stunning interiors. Exquisite artwork. But glum, unfriendly priests.

Thank Akhil B
Reviewed March 26, 2018 via mobile

One of the biggest and most beautiful monasteries in Basarabia. The Russian influence can be seen in the architecture if the main church, it was created shortly before the Russians took a part of Moldavia principality from the Turks after a war. Views from the...More

Thank Anfrist
Reviewed February 9, 2018

Locaded in Orhei forest near Curchi village. A realy silence and peaceful monastry with two churchs: a eold winter church and a new built winter church with beatiful paintings.

Thank Roland K
Reviewed November 14, 2017

Beautiful architecture of the churches. One of the churches was built in 1937. The inside of the churches are magnificent. The gardens were also well kept. Would recommend visiting it if time permits.

Thank uncvcutraveller
Reviewed June 8, 2017

Moldovas number one monastery, newly renovated. Fabulous details in great surroundings. Good for photography. If the guards say no to photo, monks give permission. ( I didn't had any problems). Lady's need to cover their head, so take a scarf with you.

Thank harriontheroad
Reviewed June 5, 2016

A must see! We visited with about 18 others on a day threatening to cut our excursion short by thunder showers but were rewarded with the stroll around the tranquil, impeccable grounds and two of the most stunning churches we've encountered in Moldova. It is...More

Thank Lisa G
Reviewed April 12, 2016

Curchi monastary is located 15km from Orhei and is the best and most beautifull monastary of the country. The main church can not be entered, but is very pretty from the outside. there is also a nice park next to it.

Thank DevaRi
Reviewed January 6, 2016 via mobile

Absolutely worth the trip and the small hike and the donation to the monk in the cave church. Spectacular no rails view from ledge down river Raut. Must do.

Thank FOL-1003
Reviewed July 18, 2015

It's a great outskirt of civilization located however just 55 kilometers (34 miles) from the capital of Moldova. It;s an hour of drive and you will find yourself in the one of the most picturesque corners of Moldova. Oak forest and small lakes located in...More

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