Well known for the winter sports and important touristic objectives, Prahova Valley is a must not only for adventure seekers but also for those who want to see some pieces of Romanian history. What could you ask more for a perfect Easter spring holiday?
The Sinaia Monastery, located in Sinaia, in Prahova County, Romania, was founded by Prince Mihail Cantacuzino in 1695 and named after the great Saint Catherine's Monastery on Mount Sinai in Egypt. As of 2005, it is inhabited by 13 Christian Orthodox monks led by hegumen Macarie Bogus. It is part of the Bucharest archdiocese.