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Horezu

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Horezu is a town in the northern part of Oltenia, close to the Carpathian mountains.

Understand[edit]

Horezu is best known for the traditional pottery manufactured in the area and for its 17th century monastery.

Get in[edit]

There are hourly buses from Ramnicu Valcea (trip takes one hour) and less frequent ones from Targu Jiu (about two hours away).

Get around[edit]

The town is small enough to be walkable.

See[edit][add listing]

  • Mănăstirea Horezu (Hurezi) (Horezu Monastery), (north-eastern part of town), +40250860071, [1]. Built in the 1690s, the monastery is one of the most beautiful examples of the Brâncovenesc style (a mix of Baroque, Oriental and traditional Romanian architecture); it's a UNESCO World Heritage Site  edit

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Accommodations are mostly in guest houses; prices start at around €15/night.

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Get out[edit]

  • Complexul muzeal Maldaresti (Maldaresti museum complex), in Maldaresti village, about 3 km away from Horezu. 10-18 (summer), 9-17 (winter). Traditional fortified houses  edit
  • Manastirea Bistrita (Bistrita monastery), (approx. 10 km north east of Horezu). Built in the 15th century  edit
  • Cheile Bistritei (Bistrita canyon), (near Costesti village, east of Horezu).  edit
  • Pestera Liliecilor (Bats' cave), (near Bistrita monastery).  edit




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