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Cetatuia Negru-Voda hermitage is a monastery of monks built in the 13th century. The church itself is built in stone, on top of a mountain in order to keep it hardly accessible and isolated.

Cetatuia Negru Voda is located in Arges county in the south of Romania. (old Vallachia province)

Cetatuia Negru Voda stone hermitage monastery Romania eastern Europe

wooden church near Cetatuia Negru Voda

wooden church near Cetatuia Negru Voda

view from above the wooden church at Cetatuia Negru Voda

view from above the wooden church at Cetatuia Negru Voda

Cetatuia Negru-Voda seen from the village below

Cetatuia Negru-Voda seen from the village below

Cetatuia Negru Voda hermitage seen from teh village below  Arges Romania

road towards Cetatuia Negru Voda

road towards Cetatuia Negru Voda

road towards Cetatuia Negru Voda (Dambovita river)

road towards Cetatuia Negru Voda (Dambovita river)

entrance

entrance

Cetatuia Negru Voda hermitage monastery Arges Romania .

Cetatuia Negru Voda hermitage monastery Arges Romania

thracian warrior Cetatuia Negru Voda hermitage Arges Romania

Unrelated to the hermitage, but found on the way to the hermitage is “The Thracian rider” or horseman, an ancient god

Cetatuia Negru Voda stone hermitage monastery Arges Romania

view from Cetatuia Negru Voda

view from Cetatuia Negru Voda

view from Cetatuia Negru Voda on village below

view from Cetatuia Negru Voda on village below

Cetatuia Negru Voda hermitage seen far behind in the Carpathian mountains Romania eastern Europe beautiful landscapes

Cetatuia Negru Voda in the background