Peştera Ialomita

Useful Information

Location: In the Munṭii Bucegi (Mountains of Bucegi) DN 71, From S turn left in Moroieni village at the Sanatorium, from N turn right on the Paduchiosul. Both roads meet, then follow the road to the north along Bolboci Lake and Tatarului Gorges to the monastic complex Peştera.
Classification: ExplainKarst cave
Light: electric.
Guided tours:  
Address: Peştera Ialomita
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1961 last fire destroying the monastery completely.
01-AUG-1993 star of rebuilding of the complex.


The Ialomita River flows down the Ialomita valley. Its spring is in the Bucegi Mountains, at the foot of Mount Omu. Near the spring, the entrance to Ialomita Cave opens.

The shelter of this huge portal, know for a very long time, was early used to build an Orthodox monastery. The church and the cells of the monks were built of wood, and burned down four times during the last 400 years, but they were always rebuild.