Horezu is a town in the northern part of Oltenia, close to the Carpathian mountains.
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Horezu is best known for the traditional pottery manufactured in the area and for its 17th century monastery.
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There are hourly buses from
Ramnicu Valcea (trip takes one hour) and less frequent ones from Targu Jiu (about two hours away).
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The town is small enough to be walkable.
Mănăstirea Horezu (Hurezi) ( Horezu Monastery), ( north-eastern part of town), , ☎ +40250860071 . 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
Accommodations are mostly in guest houses; prices start at around €15/night.
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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