Bucharest surroundings: Snagov Monastery and Mogosoaia Palace

Bucharest surroundings: Snagov Monastery and Mogosoaia Palace

Explore the surroundings of Bucharest in this half day tour! Your tour guide will help you to discover Mogosoaia Palace with its Brancovan style, a unique Romanian architectural style in a mixt of Venetian and Otoman design elements. Learn more about the mystery of Dracula’s thomb at Snagov Monastery a 14th century monastery located on the island in the middle of Snagov Lake transformed by Vlad Dracula in a prison. If you want to discover the real facts and legends about Vlad Impaler and Count Dracula and see the surroundings of Bucharest book this half day tour now!

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Stop At: Mogosoaia Palace, Strada Valea Parcului Nr. 1, Mogosoaia 077135 Romania

Discover Mogosoaia Palace, built in 1702 by Constantin Brancoveanu (1688 – 1714), the last vallachian prince before Phanariot rule was imposed by the Otoman Empire in Brancovan style that combines old forms of Wallachia with ideas gathered from Constantinopole, Venice or from Baroque Europe. The “Brancovan” style is considered “the first Romanian style” and is also known as the “Renaissance Romanian style”.

The Brancovan style was a combination of Renaissance and Byzantium, Baroque and Orientalism, Baroque opulence and Oriental abstraction, echoes of Western rococo and borrowing of iconographic models from the Balkans or from Russia and Ukraine.
The artistic synthesis patronized by Price Constantin Brancoveanu corresponded visually to the Romanian synthesis in 1700 in wich the inheritance of precursory decades, the appeal to the post-Byzantium Orient, were valorized by a superior understanding of the need for dialogue with the Western world.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Snagov Monastery, Strada Manastirea Vlad Tepes Silistea, Snagov 077117 Romania

Next we will head to Snagov Monastery, a 14th century monastery located on the island in the middle of Snagov Lake transformed by Vlad Dracula in a prison. According to the legends Vlad would be buried in the monastery of Snagov where monks would bring his body in secret.
Here you will enjoy the silence away from the hustle of the city and discover the real story about Vlad the Impaler and the legends about Count Dracula.

Duration: 1 hour

Informacion Adicional
"Confirmation will be received at time of booking"
"Not wheelchair accessible"
"Near public transportation"
"Most travelers can participate"
"This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers"

Hora de Inicio: 8:30 AM
Duración: 4 To 5 Hours
Lugar de comienzo: Traveler pickup is offered
Pick-up at 08.30 a.m. from your hotel.


  • Bucharest National Opera House, Bulevardul Mihail Kogălniceanu 70-72, București 050104, Romania

Cancelaciones y devoluciones: For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.


  • English speaking Tour Guide
  • Transport with modern air-conditioned car/minivan
  • Pick-up/drop-off from centrally located hotels
  • Entry/Admission - Mogosoaia Palace
  • Entry/Admission - Snagov Monastery

No Incluye

  • Photo Fees
  • Tips for the tour guide / driver
  • Entrance Fees (23 RON = 5 euro)


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