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About Stanisoara Monastery

The Stanisoara Monastery is an Orthodox monastery of monks, situated at the foot of the massif Cozia.

At Nucet-Stanisoara, monastic’s hermitage was built firstly out of wood (construction date is unknown), which binds to name hermits Meletie, Neofit and Isaia.

In 1747, Gheorghe Clucerul  with other boyars in Pitesti, founds here a church which was destroyed in 1788 by the Turkish invaders.

The present stone church was built between 1903-1908, under Bishop Gherasim Timus, abbot was Nicodemus Manu. In 1937 was built the chapel.

Stanisoara comes from the sheep herders who climbed the mountain and sought refuge at the monastery.

Contact and information:

Address: Caciulata, Valcea, Romania

From Caciulata, still 7 km in north-east.

Opening hours: Daily

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