Saharna Monastery, Rezina

The Saharna Monastery is a monastery in Saharna, Moldova.
The "Holy Trinity" Monastery of Saharna, situated about 110 km north of Chișinău, on the right side of the Nistru River, is considered to be one of the biggest centres for religious pilgrimages in Moldova. Here can be found the unique relicts of St. Cuvios Macarie, and on the top of the high cliff, according to a legend, there is a footprint of St. Maria. The legend says that a monk from the monastery once saw the shining figure of Saint Maria on the top of a rock. When reaching that spot the monk saw a mark of a footstep on the ground.
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  • The rings of church bells, murmuring of batyushka (orthodox priest) and the whisper of some tourists are the only acoustic on the mountain valleys. If you have Moldovan or Russian language skills, you...  more »
  • And there is something to see in Moldova. The monastery of Sakharov will not leave you indifferent. A sense of unity with nature.
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  • Just a very-very beautiful place in all the seasons! It's one of the places to mark with MUST VISIT!
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