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Curchi Monastery, Orhei

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#5 of 32 in Historic Sites in Moldova
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  • This monastery is a gem. It has excellent architecture of all its buildings and very nice landscaping and shady trees. Also, the churches have excellent art inside and great atmosphere overall. If... 
    This monastery is a gem. It has excellent architecture of all its buildings and very nice landscaping and shady trees. Also, the churches have excellent art inside and great atmosphere overall. If...  more »
  • We went here one morning, the monasetry and garden are beautiful. It’s approximately one hour driving from Chisinau, so If you have a free time it would be a nice trip. Pictures are better than words. 
    We went here one morning, the monasetry and garden are beautiful. It’s approximately one hour driving from Chisinau, so If you have a free time it would be a nice trip. Pictures are better than words.  more »
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  • While there is no good transport from Chisinau, there is the option of going to Orhei and from there take a local marshrutka, signalling to the driver where you want to be left off. The monastery itself is doable in half an hour, but is still a nice place to relax and catch a breath from the metropolitan areas. There is a religious/souvenir shop with really aesthetic icons and crosses to be had, although the priests might eye you a bit if you seem non-orthodox
  • Beautiful architecture, clean, summer time is best to see it. All green around. And most amazing is that quiet around. Inside church has beautiful arrangement, paintings on the wall and quiet .

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