Cetatea Poenari – reconstructie virtuala realizata de un grup de arhitecti si specialisti internationali in reconstructii istorice (credit: https://www.budgetdirect.com.au/blog/7-ruined-castles-across-europe-reconstructed.html) Desi ignorata de multi, cetatea Poenari (sau Poienari) se afla pe un traseu turistic foarte popular, cel care asigura accesul dinspre Curtea de Arges spre Transfagarasan, exact la intrarea în chei, lângă localitatea Arefu la numai […]
Once an important fortress and stronghold, the Poenari Castle is virtually unknown to the tourists, despite the strong ties it holds to Vlad Dracula. Known as Poenari Castle, the fortress stands on a cliff overlooking the Arges River, in the foothills of the Carpathian Mountains. Its location makes is accessible to only those tourists who …
In the extreme north of Romania, at a stone’s throw from Botosani there is monument unique in the world. The half-Catholic half-Orthodox church in the village of Hilişeu-Crişan is 200 years old and has a legend that has passed centuries. The Orthodox wooden church from Hiliseu Crisan was originally erected by Vasile Curt – the
One major tourist attraction in Bucovina are undoubtedly the painted monasteries and churches, many decorated with unique exterior frescoes representing biblical scenes. Built to celebrate the victories of the rulers of those times, these painted monasteries and churches represent, in addition to their historical value, true cultural treasures while exhibiting uniquely painted exterior frescos as
Suceava is the heart and capital city of what is Romanian Bukovina. Suceava is one of the oldest and most important settlements in Romania. It was documented in 1388, at the time when the ruler of Moldova was Peter II Musat who moved the capital from Siret to Suceava. The city served as capital of
Firmly signaling the arrival of the Christmas season, here are some of the best Christmas Markets to find holiday treats, sweets, gifts, crafts and festivities during the Xmas holidays around Romania.
As the waters of the Danube flow into the Black Sea, they form the largest and best preserved of Europe’s deltas, the Danube Delta. A labyrinth of water and land is building a mosaic of river branches, channels, lakes, sand dunes and oak forests.
Few know that in the village of Putna we will find one of the oldest wood buildings in Europe and maybe in the World. Built in the immediate vicinity of the Putna Monastery, this unique Church has an intriguing story.
Impressive surrounding landscape and a great spot for hiking, ice climbing, cycling or (if you are pro) even skiing – this is how one can best attempt to describe the famous Balea Lake in the Fagaras mountains. Reachable by car (or bike) in the summer and by cable car in the winter, this old glacier lake
Sighisoara, the only inhabited medieval fortress in South-East Europe impresses through its pastel-coloured buildings, fortified walls & its old Clock Tower.