Perhaps many of you have had the opportunity to admire the works of art of Constantin Brancusi from Targu-Jiu.
The Stavropoleos Assembly belongs to the style of the Brâncovenesc era, it being the unitary expression of this period of the Romanian art’s history for its stone decorations, its furniture, its interior and exterior murals.
In our days, 1st of March has a big commercial connotation, as “Martisor” is only an object, accompanied by a woven red and white string that is offered as a gift to women.
Old Town Bucharest is a place loaded with history, culture and fun at the same time. Beyond the countless outdoor cafes and restaurants, there are a series of details in the Historical Centre of Bucharest, which hearten the soul.
Romania is a wonderful country, proud and rich, abounding in places filled with culture and history, of unparalleled beauty.
It can be said that Horezu is the most important center of the Romanian folk ceramic creation. The potters living here have a long tradition and the Horezu vessels are known both in the country and abroad.
The real history of the Știrbey Domain, as we see it today, begins with Prince Alexandru Știrbey, born and educated in Paris.
“Dimitrie Gusti” National Village Museum is a creation of the folklorist and sociologist bearing the same name. It has been inaugurated on May 10th, 1936 in the presence of king Carol II of Romania and currently it is one of the greatest tourist attractions in Bucharest.
The Arch of Triumph, located in the North area of Bucharest, on the Kiseleff road, is a symbol of the Great Union, but the story of building the Arch of Triumph is a complex one
The year 2018 is one full of significance and events marking the Centennial of the Great Union. This year we celebrate 100 years since the accomplishment of the Great Union – the centuries-old dream of the Romanians, that of unifying all Romanians in a single state, which was achieved on December 1st 1918.
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Music festivals have become more and more popular in Romania, drawing in hundreds of thousands of people every year.
On the right-hand side of Olt Valley, about 20 km north of the town of Râmnicu Vâlcea, visitors will be delighted to find one of the oldest and most complex historic and artistic monuments in Romania.
As you head towards Sighișoara leaving Brașov behind, at the 75th kilometer you will find a village called Viscri, described by Prince Charles as the land of fairy-tales.
The Merry Cemetery, part of the Unesco Patrimony, is located in Sapanta, Maramures and is unique in the world. The Merry Cemetery presents another face of death, as it was seen by the Dacians: passing to another world, the path to an eternal life.
Did you know that…
1. The first city in the world illuminated with kerosene lamps was Bucharest, on April 1st, 1857; the city was illuminated with over 1000 oil lamps.
The Romanian Athenaeum, built at the heart of Bucharest, on Victoria Road, is a symbol not only for the capital but for the entire country
The construction of the People’s House or the Palace of the Parliament, in downtown Bucharest, began in 1980, after Nicolae Ceaușescu, the president of the country, ordered the „rebuilding” of Bucharest as a city in its own right, following the earthquake of ’77.
Don’t you know longer what to visit and where to go on a city break? We come to your rescue with a proposition, as well as with a few reasons for which a stroll in Bucharest shall be an ideal choice.
Romania is a very beautiful and picturesque country and one of the few European countries that has all types of landforms: seaside, mountains, hills, plains. It is a wonderful country, with spectacular landscapes that seem to come out of fairy tales.
The CEC Palace, known in the past years as the Palace of the Romanian Savings Bank, is one of the most imposing buildings in Bucharest, located on Calea Victoriei.
Romania is a very beautiful country with a multitude of places worth visiting. Though they are not spoken about, in Romania, besides the well-known castles of Peles, Bran, Corvinilor, that we wrote about in our previous articles, there are many other castles featuring an impressive history and architecture.
Here are the tourist objectives you must have in mind when you arrive in Timisoara!
Regardless if you are a foreign tourist or coming from out of town or an inhabitant of Bucharest, you must know that Bucharest hides many museums, of which, you might have not heard so far, yet you must certainly visit them.
Located to the Western border of Romania, only 490 km away from Vienna, Oradea is a city that knows how to live fully each season, pulsing live energy in a surprising architectural landscape.
Corvin Castle or Hunyadi Castle, as it is also known in the specialty literature, is one of the Romanian emblematic monuments which attracts an impressive number of visitors every year.
Sinaia, the town compared to a “Little Versailles”, is a wonderful place, with a remarkable history and places that must be visited. Sinaia was for a long time the town where everybody would come to spend their holidays, for the Casino or simply just because it was fashionable.
For the summer season and not only, a visit to the Black Sea, respectively Constanta and Mamaia Resort, is the perfect way to spend one or several days.
Having a length of approximately 151 km, Transafagarasan is the most spectacular road in Romania and maybe in the entire world. Transfagarasan crosses the Fagaras Mountains, starting at Bascov.
It is an already well-known fact that Maramures is one of the most beautiful regions in our country, a region that has preserved its authenticity, traditions and customs.
Bucovina is one of the most beautiful historic regions in the North of Romania, having 11 cities of the country (Campulung Moldovenesc, Gura Humorului, Suceava, Vatra Dornei, Vicovu de Sus, Cajvana, Frasin, Radauti, Siret, Solca and Milisauti) and 7 cities from the Ukraine.
Regardless if you wish for a lazy morning over coffee, or if you have a business meeting, be it that you want to hang out with your friends over some lemonade and ...
Dracula’s legend is one of the most famous symbols of Romania, at least from the point of view of the foreigners that immediately associate Dracula to Romania.
The Danube Delta is the second largest and best preserved European deltas. In 1991, the Danube Delta entered the Unesco World Patrimony, being classified as Romania’s national biosphere reservation
Veliko Tarnovo is the wonder city, located at only 180 km from Bucharest, in northern Bulgaria, along river Yantra
Iași, the former capital of Moldova is a city full of history, every step you take.
Nowadays there is a tendency for more and more Romanian people to celebrate Valentine’s Day, which became the international celebration of love, but “Dragobetele” is the authentic Romanian celebration of love, deeply rooted in the ancestral traditions.
Regardless if a tourist or inhabitant of Bucharest, an escape into Bucharest is always a good reason to discover the beauties of Little Paris, as well as the places less known that are worth visiting.
Alba Iulia is one of the most beautiful cities, located at a distance of 350 km from Bucharest.
If you ever get to the heart of Romania, you don’t have to miss Sighisoara. Located at a distance of 300 km from Bucharest, Sighisoara is a place where you can charge your batteries and where history is written on every narrow lane of this citadel.
Mogosoaia Palace, located at approximately 15 km from Bucharest City Centre, is built of Brancoveanu architecture (Romanian Renaissance) and combines Venetian and Ottoman elements
Located at 184 km from Bucharest, Brasov is one of the most beautiful cities of Romania to have quantified its history and worth visiting.
The city of Sibiu was founded in the 12th century by the Saxon community, initially under the name of Hermanstadt. In 1919, the name of the city was officially changed to Sibiu.
Bran Castle is one of the Romanian symbols acknowledged across borders due to its association with the legend of Dracula and Bram Stoker’s novel. Bran Castle is also known as “Dracula’s Castle”.
Peles Castle is one of the most important historical structures in Romania, having a unique character and due to its historical and artistic value, it is one of the most representative monuments in Europe.
Mr. Tripp travel agency has received again this year a TripAdvisor® Certificate of Excellence.
Now in its sixth year, the achievement celebrates ...
The year that has just finished was a great one for Romanian tourism, people from all over the world traveled to Romania to discover the unique attractions that make our country a unique destination!