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 […]

Castelul Poenari

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 …

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

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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.