Coțul Chiliilor Hermitage
Church / Tourist attraction - Zărnești
Orașul Zărnești, România
"Colțul Chiliilor" is an Orthodox hermitage located in the middle of the forest, in the northern part of the Piatra Craiului massif in Zărnești, Brașov County.
~ It is the oldest religious settlement in Zărnești (1421), consisting of a chapel arranged in a cave and a monastic ensemble, rebuilt on the site of the one destroyed in 1718 by the Austrian imperial authorities.
~ A little above the hermitage, climbing into the forest, there is a cave in which a Holy Altar dedicated to Saint Pious Parascheva has been arranged.
The cave, about twenty meters long, is adorned with numerous icons.
~ How to get there?
>>> Route to follow: from the center of Zărnești (Tourist Information Center) on the road to Plaiul Foii, following the blue stripe marking.
~ Length of the route: 4, 8 km, difficulty: easy
~ Duration per direction: 1h / 1h: 30
~ Level difference: +310 m
~ Also recommended for families with children
Text source: https://www.visitzarnesti.ro/