Rock Monasteries

Rock Monasteries

Saharna's monastic complex dedicated to the "Holy Trinity" is located about 110 km north of Chisinau city, 8 km far from Orhei town. It is located in the one of the picturesque defiles near Saharna village, on the right abrupt bank of the Dniester River.

Tipova Monastery is located approximately 100 km north of Chisinau city, 40 km far from Rezina town and 45 km far from Orhei town, being one of the most beautiful monasteries in Moldova. It is located above the Dniester River and comprises three mnastic complexes carved into the rock. The first complex consists of several cells and a church dedicated to the "Exaltation of the Holly Cross" and dates back to the 11th - 12 th centuries.