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Snagov Monastery, Snagov

Categories: Tourist Spots, Mysterious Sites
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2.2/5 based on 120+ reviews on the web
Visit the supposed burial place of Vlad the Impaler at Snagov Monastery. Set out from Bucharest via car or minibus to the church complex set on a small island. You can cross from the shore to the island on the footbridge. Though Vlad the Impaler, better known as Dracula, resting here is only a legend, the monastery is an important religious site nonetheless. Explore the church, built during the 14th century, and admire the intricate frescoes depicting saints and religious figures. You can snap a picture of Dracula's supposed tomb for a small fee. To visit Snagov Monastery on your trip to Snagov, use our Snagov itinerary maker.
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  • we hired a driver to take us there so we did not have a guide. Nonetheless we really enjoyed our little outing. The local people were busy doing gardening. A rather grouchy priest request 15 ron each. 
  • No crazy another Romanian monastery which fully only in the area that was located on the island. Would there be the tomb of Vlad the Impaler but after the tests it turned out that in the Tomb were the remains of the animal. All for 15 minutes. Go ahead you can donate this attraction.
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  • Driving by car, needs a little patience as the GPS system isn't always functioning neither the monastery signs are placed to the right direction. Arrive at the site, car park is provided. One passed t...  read more »
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