Visiting the city of Amara – lakes, resorts, treatments and museums

Visiting the city of Amara – lakes, resorts, treatments and museums

The city of Amara is located right on the shores of a lake with the same name, in the county of Ialomita, in the country of Romania. The settlement was founded during the reign of Matei Basarab. The town with continental climate, hot summers and cold winters is located about 9 km from the city of Slobozia. The resorts of Amara are highly popular for their spa and treatment facilities which are healthy for rheumatic, gynecologic and dermatologic diseases. The mentioned resorts have several ba... [ 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 ]

Present-day Bucharest

Present-day Bucharest

The city is located in the South- East part of Romania, between Ploiestiand Giurgiu, on the banks of DambovitaRiver. Bucharestwas called “Little Paris” because of both its architecture and rich social, economic and cultural life, having been one of the most beautiful European capitals. The city, which in 1857 was the first in the world where street lighting was introduced with kerosene, became the capital of Romania in 1862, developing rapidly in all areas: demographic, economic, cultural. P... [ read more ]

Scheii Brasovului - a typical Romanian neighborhood

Scheii Brasovului – a typical Romanian neighborhood

  People visiting Brasov usually limit their visit to The Black Church, The Council Square or Mountain Tampa. A valuable place is thus ignored, namely Scheii Brasovului, a typical Romanian neighborhood, gathered within a handful of dusty museums.    Forgotten museums In the courtyard of the Saint Nicolas Church (from the above-mentioned neighborhood) there are eight remarkable museums that are rarely visited nowadays: the first Romanian school, the museum of the ‘juni’ (picturesqu... [ read more ]

Best Village Museums in Romania

Best Village Museums in Romania

Romania is a great place if quietness is what you are looking for.  You can bond with your spiritual side in one of its many monasteries, you can connect with nature within wild landscapes, untouched by human civilization or you can make a journey through time in any of the Best Village Museums in Romania. The latter are small bits of history, preserved in their original state for centuries and are amazing. They take you back in time into the era of kings and princes, wars and heroes. You can a... [ read more ]