Traditional Romanian dishes for Easter

Traditional Romanian dishes for Easter

The celebration of Easter is a custom practiced every all over the world, including the extremely religious country of Romania. All nations have their special and unique habits and traditions during this festivity such as cooking and preparing traditional dishes. The colored and chocolate eggs are a must accessory on every festive table in every household but besides eggs you will find many other traditional delicacies and deliciously prepared meals. There are several foods made of eggs such ... [ read more ]

Celebrating Easter in Romania

Celebrating Easter in Romania

Easter is celebrated for a week in most countries, where every day starting from Palm Sunday to Easter Monday each held individually. However in Romania during the Easter holiday only Black Thursday, Good Friday, Easter Sunday and Easter Monday is celebrated. This holiday remains the most important religious celebrations of the nation which includes preparations and several rituals. Commonly it is a time for a major housecleaning and preparing traditionally Easter dishes. The men do work aro... [ read more ]

Top 7 Historical Churches in Brasov

Top 7 Historical Churches in Brasov

Brasov's natural tourist potential is closely connected with its relief since the nearest Eastern and Southern Carpathians are able to satisfy the tastes and desires of all tourists, who are longing to practice either winter sports or summer sports. Three important resorts (Poiana Brasov, Predeal, Sinaia) offer tourists a wide range of winter and summer sports like skiing, snow boarding, driving snowmobiles, swimming, climbing, tennis and roller skating. The Prahova Valley in the Bucegi Massif... [ read more ]

How to get to Brasov city

How to get to Brasov city

Brasov city is among the most popular destinations in Romania. The city was established by Teutonic Knights during the first half of the 13th century. Today it is a place visited by many tourists throughout the whole year. Compared to the capital city, Bucharest, Brasov is a calmer and possibly even more civilized town but still with a lot to see and lot to do. You can visit Brasov during any time of the year for there are many activities and opportunities for all seasons. With the mountains ... [ read more ]

Brasov City Highlights

Brasov City Highlights

Brasov city is located in the center of the country, in the region of Transylvania and is one of the biggest and most visited cities in Romania. The city is surrounded by mountains on three sides which makes it an ideal place for a medieval town. The original city was founded in the year of 1211 by the Teutonic Knights which today is one of the best preserved towns all over Europe. Hundreds of tourists come and visit Brasov throughout the whole year for its amazing historical sites and stunnin... [ read more ]

Brasov Fortress: Towers, Gates and Bastions

Brasov Fortress: Towers, Gates and Bastions

The city of Brasov had seven bastions originally from which only a few have survived while others decayed. Some of them have been renovated and constitute as important landmarks of the city, such as the Graft bastion, located in the northwestern wing of the middle citadel. Go for a walk on the western side and enjoy the view from 15th century old Black tower and White tower. In the southern side of the wall you will find Catherine’s Gate, which was built during the 16th century and it used t... [ read more ]

The most beautiful landmarks at the Council Square in Brasov

The most beautiful landmarks at the Council Square in Brasov

Brasov city is located in the heart of Romania. It is a town with beautiful landmarks and many historic buildings and sites worth visiting. The Council Square is situated in the middle of the city and it is a great place to sit out, relax and enjoy the scenery. Brasov is a city rich in museums, sights, churches and cathedrals which are all important parts of Romanian history and culture. Visit Brasov, the most beautiful buildings in Romania and learn the most amazing facts about its history. E... [ read more ]

Historical sights and landmarks around Arad city

Historical sights and landmarks around Arad city

The very first records of Arad city can be dated back to the 11th century. The city has many important historical sights and landmarks which are worth visiting if you are a fan of Romanian culture. The city has been a major trading post in the 14th and 15th century during the time when the Turkish occupied the land of Romania. Later at the end of the 17th century Arad got under the rule of the Habsburg Monarchy and in the year of 1834 Francis I, emperor of Austria declared it a free royal to... [ read more ]

Historical sights of Alba Iulia

Historical sights of Alba Iulia

Alba Iulia of Romania is a city full of culture and history. Visiting this fine Romanian town you will never run out of sights to see or churches to visit. The city is so rich in historical sites that you will need a few days to explore it all. Alba Iulia is a place where all visitors, travelers and tourists are warmly welcomed. Come and visit this wonderful town full of magnificent architecture and admirable art. It is said that the town of Alba Iulia has been the cradle of human civilization... [ read more ]