Old Orhei Archeological Complex, Trebujeni

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 serves as a treasure trove of historic sites and monuments, set in a remote river valley surrounded by sloping limestone faces. Ancient fortresses and monasteries of Christian sects dating from the 10th to 14th centuries dot the valley, and were also carved into the limestone outcrops. The impressive cave monastery was carved into the rock in the 13th century by Orthodox monks, and was inhabited by the monks until the 18th century. Walk around this ancient site and take in the atmosphere of solemnity, climb the hill and the cliffs, and survey the valley below you. To visit Old Orhei Archeological Complex on your trip to Trebujeni, use our Trebujeni trip builder.
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  • A few of us in the hostel had an impromptu road trip here, after renting a car (25euro for day and 100euro dep) we drove to the monastry in 30 mins, pretty easy drive with main roads all the way there...  more »
  • Had nice stay last summer. Friendly, secure, you feel safe. The meal was so tasty. The air is so clean . Great location - there is just a short walk away from the landscape Old Orhei. DEFINITELY RECOM...  more »
  • There are buses from the central bus terminal that is well hidden in the main market. Once you find buses, it took a few minutes to locate the right bus. I wrote the destination on a piece of paper an...  more »