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Post-Camaldolian Monastery in Wigry

Wigry 11, Wigry 16-402, Poland
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Lovely situation

Rooms are available but this review of of the monastery itself. It is an active religious site... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
301lisa33
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Coventry, United Kingdom
good views from tower

This is worth visiting simply for the view of the surrounding lakes from the tower. The grounds and... read more

Reviewed 14 April 2018
rjsFootscrayWest
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footscray west
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Wigry 11, Wigry 16-402, Poland
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Rooms are available but this review of of the monastery itself. It is an active religious site. For example Pope John Paul II stayed here. Lovely peaceful location with dramatic views. The buildings are very dramatic, elegant and interesting too

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Reviewed 14 April 2018

This is worth visiting simply for the view of the surrounding lakes from the tower. The grounds and surrounding lakes are also quite picturesque.

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Reviewed 18 August 2017

Yes, the view of the Wigry Lake adds up to the beauty of this place. However, I can't agree with many writers about how peaceful is this place. Maybe after season it is quiet there. We visited on Sunday mid summer and the church was...More

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Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

Basic rooms, very peaceful, good location next to Wigry Lake. If you want to run away from hectic life, this place is your heaven to get rest.

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Reviewed 14 July 2017 via mobile

Nice place for walking, beautifull buildings. I recommend to visit. Only the fee for visiting tower is a bit expensive.

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Reviewed 11 December 2016

Former monastery - for a modest price, you can rent a little house where Cameldolites lived (monks who did not talk and worked hard) lived even in wintertime and go for recollections. Beautiful lake Wigry (from Lithuanian) vingrus surrounding the estate from 3 sides. Other...More

Thank U9214GDjohn
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Reviewed 31 July 2016

From the top of the tower one can access beautiful views of surrounding lakes and islands with forests, there are not much steps until you reach the top. Do not miss the chance to enter the crypt where the bones of the Camaldolian are resting...More

Thank Justė B
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Reviewed 13 March 2016

We've visited this place together with family and stayed over a weekend. The Monastry is a perfect place for time off on weekends and even on weekdays. The rooms are comfortable, food is very good and most importunely, once there, if you can switch off...More

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