Best restaurants in Sighisoara

Best restaurants in Sighisoara

Sighisoara is not only famous for being one of the most well preserved fortresses in Europe that is still dwelled but also for the fact that tourists eat very well in these parts of the country. The following article will present some of the best restaurants in Sighisoara, suggestion of some places that are more that simple locations to eat. We should return to the true experience of eating. Vlad Dracul restaurant Vlad Dracul restaurant is located in the heart of Sighisoara, very close to th... [ read more ]

Sighisoara festivals

Sighisoara festivals

Siighisoara is not only famous for being the only well preserved fortress that is still dwelled in Europe but also for being an important cultural center.  Sighisoara festivals are no longer just a simple attraction for the Romanian people but also for the foreigners too. Therefore, here we have the two main cultural events of Sighisoara: Sighisoara medieval festival and Sighisoara blues festival. Sighisoara medieval festival Starting with1992, during every summer, Sighisoara relieves i... [ read more ]

Sighisoara towers

Sighisoara towers

In the past, Sighisoara had 14 towers, 9 of them still standing today. Every medieval tower in Sighisoara belonged to a Romanian trade organization which had the task to protect the tower together with 920 meters in the fortress. Sighisoara towers is more than just a historical article, it presents a little but important part of the glorious past of this people. Clock Tower The most important tower in Sighisoara is the Clock Tower,  that guards the main entrance into the fortress. I... [ read more ]

“The Royal Court” of Bucharest

In 1906, during an exhibition held in Bucharest, among the objects from around the country, there was also a charter written on parchment, without seal, but with a red and blue silk cord. It was found that the document was issued on September 20, 1459, in the office of Vlad Tepes (Vlad the Impaler, the ruler of Walachiaat the time) from the fortress named Bucharest. Known today as the Museum “The Royal Palace – The Old Court”, the Royal Court has been the political, social, economic and cu... [ read more ]

The historical background of Bucharest

The historical background of Bucharest

Bucharest, the capital of Romania, is located in the South – East part of the country, where hundreds of years ago large forests stretched unhinged and of which only a few scattered clumps are still preserved. The historical background of Bucharest is reflected just by this replacement of forests by buildings, of old by new, of traditions by modernism. The beginnings … The identity of the founder of this city seems to be disputed between Bucure the Shepherd (who is presented as such by old... [ read more ]

UNESCO destinations within Brasov County

UNESCO destinations within Brasov County

The World Heritage List includes 7 villages with fortified churches in Transylvania which depict rural life in this area during the Middle Ages. In 1993, only Biertan was on this list,the rest of the 6 villages being added in 1999 with the aim of representing the Saxon heritage on the Romanian territory better. These 6 villages are: Calnic (Alba County), Darjiu (Alba County), Saschiz (Mures County), Valea Viilor (Sibiu County), Prejmer and Viscri. The last two are UNESCO destinations within Bras... [ read more ]

Top 5 Medieval Castles in Romania

Top 5 Medieval Castles in Romania

The past and its legacy have always been an attraction for people; we are constantly trying to go back in time and imagine how it must have been to live then. Top 5 Medieval Castles in Romania is going to take you on an imaginary tour of medieval Romania. Just lay back and enjoy it! 1.     The Bran Castle How can one start writing on such a topic and not start with the famous of them all: Dracula’s Castle. Though Romanian people are not so fond of this legend as it distorts the historic ... [ read more ]