Old Orhei Archeological Complex, Trebujeni

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4.6/5 based on 65+ reviews on the web
 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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  • The ruins here include caves, monasteries, and fortifications. Some are on a ridge overlooking the picturesque River Raut, and others in the pretty village of Butuceni. There is an exhibition centre n...  read more »
  • An interesting place to visit. Do not forget to wear comfortable shoes, because we must go from the parking lot on a dirt track. And up, and up. Around a vast expanse. On the one hand, the Valley with a river. On the other hand, sheer cliffs with caves. This is the Butučenskogo cave monastery monasteries. Zabiraeš′sâ up and you can go to a real monk. Visit not just through a narrow tunnel in the rock. Inside the cell, where there is a small chapel, nearby is a tank with holy water. Asked the monk mug someone drank water, someone washed. Of cells, there is an entrance to the rocky terrace. Look stunning, but you have to watch your step, otherwise travelling in flight (fencing). Even higher up the Hill to the monastery of the Dormition of the mother of God. From the chapel you can go down to the cosy village, where there is an opportunity to explore the Moldovan family house with outbuildings and visit Moldovan restaurant
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  • You will not get to appreciate the importance of the place without a guide. The location is good and the cave monastery is interesting. It is a good excuse to spend a night in a village nearby. 
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