Must see attractions in Timisoara

Must see attractions in Timisoara

As you know, so far I have written about the landmark and the free attractions of Timisoara. In what comes next, I thought it fair to concentrate as well on the other important sights in this city. The list of the must see attractions in Timisoara is a long one but I will stop on those which are truly representative for this Romanian western city. The Banat Village Museum Also known as the Architectural and Folk Skills Reservation or the Green Forest, this museum was founded in 1972. Ten... [ read more ]

Best accommodation in Cluj

Best accommodation in Cluj

I hope my previous posts managed to create you the best and the most realistic display f Cluj. You will be fascinated with the places in the heart of Ardeal, charmed by its people and without any doubt eager to return as soon as possible. But before planning your trip, you must want to discover the best accommodation in Cluj. This will not be a problem since the options are really vast: from historical hotels to luxury ones and from hostels to pensions. Here we have my favorite two accommodation... [ read more ]

The oldest buildings in Suceava

The oldest buildings in Suceava

Whoever knows but more importantly, whoever loves Suceava is fully aware that there are not that many cities in the country on whose streets you should be nervous to walk. Why? Well, you have to be quiet so as to hear the steps of those who passed by through this city thousands and thousands of years ago. You can see their shadows on the walls of the oldest buildings in Suceava or you can listen to the pulse of that dim and ancient past under the stones of the same buildings. You will understa... [ read more ]

The ‘Manuc’ Inn

The ‘Manuc’ Inn

Built between 1804 and 1808 by a rich Armenian, this is the only inn which passed the test of time. The building is situated in the commercial centre of the capital on one of its most important boulevards, Lipscani, and was famous for the noise, the bustle and colorful mixture of people that it used to attract. One of the finest examples of old Wallachian urban architecture, the ‘Manuc’ Inn has preserved its atmosphere and style, functioning nowadays as hotel, restaurant and wine cellar. Bu... [ read more ]

13 Sights in Brasov

13 Sights in Brasov

  If you’re on a short visit in Brasov, then you should have a strict list to follow so as not to miss anything. There is a lot to see there, but it would be best if you stuck to the following 13 sights in Brasov: The Black Church It is one of the most representative monuments of Gothic architecture in Romania. Its original name was Saint Mary Church, until 1689 when the building was partially destroyed by a fire which blackened all of its exterior walls. After this event, the chur... [ read more ]