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 […]
Romania is home to some of the most beautiful castles in Europe so if you travel to Romania, make sure to visit at least some of these castles. While some of them are famous, others are hidden gems, but they are equally impressive.
Most castles and fortresses have been built between the 12th and 18th century as strategic defense against the invaders and although many of them are located in Transylvania, you’ll find plenty of castles also in the other provinces of Romania, like Wallachia or Moldova.
Famous Castles and Fortresses to visit in Romania:
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 …
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
This 16th century once hunting residence turned into a symbol for Jidvei, one of Romania’s premier white wines wineries. Mix culture and pleasure by visiting the Bethlen Haller Castle in Cetatea de Balta, Transylvania.
Una dintre cele mai misterioase locații din România este Castelul Iulia Hasdeu, situat în orașul Câmpina, aproape de București. Construit pe principiul numerelor magice 3 și 7, castelul aduce impreuna istoria, misterul și paranormalul.
Sturdza Castle from Miclauseni, also known as the Sturdza Palace, is a Neo-Gothic castle built between 1880-1904 by Gheorghe Sturza and his wife Maria, in the village of Miclauseni, at about 65 km from Iaşi. It is currently owned by the Metropolitan Church of Moldavia and Bucovina and included on the List of Historical Monuments
The “Land between the forests” is a world of secluded medieval castles, Saxon fortresses, misterious, sometimes spooky ruins but also rustic countryside, tree-covered mountains and cozy small towns waiting for you to discover it.
What do you know about Transylvania? The mythical land of Transylvania is a mysterious region in Romania known for medieval towns, mountainous borders and castles like Bran Castle, a Gothic fortress associated with the legend of Dracula. But we are not going to talk about Dracula from Bram Stoker’s famous novel here, even though Transylvania is