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Monastery in Snagov Lake

Snagov Monastery

Tiny Snagov Island, at the northern end of Snagov Lake, is home to Snagov Monastery and Vlad Ţepeş' alleged final resting place. The small stone church dates from the 15th century; Vlad Ţepeş’ purported grave is loc…
Bar in Snagov Lake

El Capitan

Upscale terrace coffee and cocktail bar, just south of Dolce Vita on the western side of the lake across from Snagov village, attracting a glamorous boating crowd and their entourage. Relax on lakeside sofas and gaz…
Romanian in Snagov Lake

Hanul Vlasiei

On the western side of the lake, across from Snagov village, this upscale terrace restaurant is one of the nicer places to eat in the Snagov area. There's an indoor restaurant, too, that borders on the stuffy and is…
Historic Building in Snagov Lake

Snagov Palace

On Snagov Lake's western shore you’ll see an impressive-looking villa, Snagov Palace. It was built by Prince Nicolae, brother of King Carol II, in neo-Renaissance style in the 1930s. During the Ceauşescu era, the pa…