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 ]

6 reasons to visit Gura Humorului

6 reasons to visit Gura Humorului

This city is placed in the geographical center of Suceava County, in an inner mountain depression formed at the confluence of the stream Humor with the river Moldova, 36 km from Suceava. The average height of the depression is 460 meters, being surrounded by mountains whose height reaches 833 meters. It’s a very nice, picturesque little town with much to offer. Here are 6 reasons to visit Gura Humorului… The Humor and Voronet monasteries The most representative monuments of medieval Mo... [ read more ]

Top 3 fortresses in Suceava

Top 3 fortresses in Suceava

There are many places in Romanian where you can visit medieval citadels and fortresses and Suceava is one of them, having been the capital of medieval Moldova. This is a tour for those of you who feel at ease when they find themselves within such places, who feel better connected with the past and its secrets whenever surrounded by old walls that seem to be hiding a lot of stories. Top 3 fortresses in Suceava includes those special places where history becomes alive. 1.     The seat cit... [ read more ]

Palace of Parliament

Palace of Parliament

Known before 1989 as the People’s House or House of the Republic, the Palace of Parliament is by far one of the most famous attractions of Bucharest and maybe even the country. It competes with the painted monasteries in northern Moldavia or castles such as Peles and Bran. Superlatives… The largest building in Romania, it is the largest civilian administrative building for use in the world, the most expensive administrative building in the world and the heaviest building in the world, so i... [ read more ]

The Triumphal Arch

The Triumphal Arch

This monument is part of a gallery of honoring monuments that commemorate the Romanian participation in World War I, such as the Coronation Cathedral in Alba Iulia, the Mausoleum in Marasesti, the Heroes’ Cross on Mount Caraiman or the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in Carol Park in Bucharest. The Triumphal Arch is located at the intersection of the road Pavel Kiseleff with boulevards Prezan, Alexandru Averescu and Alexandru Constantinescu, in Bucharest. Erecting the Triumphal Arch It was built... [ 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 ]