Top attraction sights in Sighisoara

Top attraction sights in Sighisoara

Why should Sighisoara be on the first page of your Romania travel journal, you might wonder.  Well, because it is a unique place in Romania, because it is one of the few inhabited medieval citadel in southeastern Europe and the most beautiful, I would add. A 400 years old city, breathing an astonishing sixteenth century air, on the streets of which you feel like you were in a museum with brave white horse knights and damsels in distress at all pace. So, what are the top attraction sights in S... [ read more ]

Say 'hello' to Cluj Napoca

Say ‘hello’ to Cluj Napoca

Instead of making a boring presentation of Cluj Napoca, I thought that it would be better to present some interesting / weird / nice urban legends about it, just to make you curious to find out more. So, say ‘hello’ to Cluj Napoca and to the many things you will discover in this post. The name Cluj Napoca The first name of the city was Clus. The name Cluj-Napoca was given in 1974, ‘Napoca’ being the name of the city in Roman times. The first document of the city was issued ??in 116... [ read more ]

Top museums in Bucovina

Top museums in Bucovina

Bucovina, as a region, corresponds approximately to Suceava County and includes only the southern part of historical Bucovina (the northern part remained on the territory of Ukraine). The lands of Bucovina uncover pages of history, ancient traditions and customs, monuments, unique and specific crafts, medieval fortresses and so on. The area is famous for its churches and monasteries with unique interior and exterior paintings. You can easily imagine then, that Bucovina, such a culturally rich ... [ read more ]

Cultural Events at Bran

Cultural Events at Bran

This spectacular Romanian resort tells more than the Gothic story everyone is familiar with. Surprisingly for some of you, not everything at Bran revolves around the legend of Dracula. Moreover, the focal point of attraction for this place is its medieval legacy. As such, many cultural events at Bran exploit this castle’s medieval aura. Rockin’ Transilvania This is an open air festival that usually takes place every year in June on the plateau named ‘The Heart of the Queen’ which is to... [ 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 ]