Hystory of Cocos Monastery
Once, long ago, on this hill sung by a savage rooster was heard one night acompanied by a beat a song that was of a semantron (toaca in Romainian). Monks say that this song is heard even today, sometimes. Historical monument and a very important settlement in the monastic Archdiocese of Tomis, Cocos Monastery is situated in Tulcea County, at a distance of 6 km from the village Niculitel, secluded and integrated in the picturesque ancient mountains of Dobrogea . Wrapped in pure flavours of fresh lime forests where Holy Trinity protection is felt it becomes a permanent perfect place of pilgrimage.It is a corner of heaven where at night we can sometimes hear a wild rooster crow and thus the name of the monastery comes from wild rooster (cocos).
Diferent views of Cocos Monastery
|The Front view of Cocos Monastery||Another view of Cocos Monastery.|
Around the monastery
|Situated in Tulcea county , at 6 kilometers from Niculitel village , Cocos Monastery is situated in a solitary place, at foot of a hill wrapped in the forest fragrance of tilia.|
|The entrance of Paraclis building .||The entrance of Paraclis building .|
|Today Orthodox Christians come and pray at the Monastery of Cocos, kissing the coffin of four saint Martyrs, to find peace and serenity of soul.|
Green around the monastery
|The beautiful nature in Cocos Monastery .||The beautiful nature around Cocos Monastery .(mistletoe)||Near Cocos Monastery there are many sanctums .|
Pictures from inside the church
|Diocletian relics were deposited at the place of honor in the church of Cocos Monastery, stand testimony of undoubted Christian faith .|
It has very originals pictures , the way the buildings are maked and the dedication day for the patron saint it has .
In this holy place you can find peace and serenity of soul.
It is a very beautiful monastery , visited by many people from Dobrogea, but from other parts to . Close to the monastery is seminary . The way to the monastery is very beautiful . It is located between mountains .