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Poenari Castle Romania
Poenari Castle, also known as Poenari Citadel or Fortress, is a ruined castle in Romania, on the cliffs of the mountains (at a height of 860 meters), notable for its connection to Vlad the Impaler.The construction of this castle began in the 13th century, under the rule of the Black King.  In the decades that followed, the name and...
Salt Mine Romania
Prahova Salt Mine (Slanic Prahova) is the largest salt mine in Europe that is opened to the public. At this moment, the mine is not used for industrial purposes but for touristic and medical ones.People come here all the year round to visit the impressive galleries carved in salt. Leaving aside the beauty of the place, this salt mine...
Balea Lake is one of the most visited lakes in Romania. What is it so special about it? Well, first of all, the road to Balea lake and also the landscape you can admire on that spot are amazing. The lake is also a reservation and near it, in winter, you can find the first ice hotel built in...
The Black Church Romania
The Black Church is one of the most impressive religious edifices in Romania. It is located in the center of Brasov City, Romania. Its construction began in the 14th century as a Roman Catholic structure and it was known as the Church of Saint Mary. It was built on the place of another older church. The first priest of...
Seven Stairs Canyon
The 7 Stairs Canyon (or Seven Ladders Canyon) is a breathtaking attraction in Romania, near Brasov, one of the most beautiful cities in eastern Europe.The trip to the 7 Stairs Canyon can be done in one day and it’s a remarkable experience for brave tourists. 7 Stairs Canyon lies in Piatra Mare Mountains and it is one of the...
Vlad the Impaler fortress, Bucharest, Romania
The Old Fortress of Bucharest, one of the former residences of Vlad the Impaler, the Romanian ruler who sparked the Dracula legends, can now be seen right in the center of the most important city of Romania.Bonus photo below as a fun fact: Notice a very interesting shadow on the right of the photo. I noticed it only when...
Sphinx of Romania
The Romanian Sphinx is a rock formation in the Bucegi Mountains (South East Romania), in the Carpathians . It lies on a mountain plateau at a hight of 2,216 meters. From a purely scientific point of view we are talking about a 12 meters high megalith that was shaped by the wind into a human head. So, if you...
Bridge of Lies Sibiu Romania
The Bridge of Lies is a bridge that can be found in the old center of the magnificent city of Sibiu, one of the best-preserved medieval towns in Europe.This is Romania’s oldest cast-iron bridge and it was built in 1859, taking the place of an older wooden bridge. The three legends that are connected to this construction piece are...
Merry Cemetery Romania
The Merry Cemetery is located in the Northen part of Romania, in Sapanta village, in one of the most cultural and unique areas of the country.The Merry Cemetery is famous in Romania and all over the world for its one of a kind way of looking upon death, not as a sad event, but as a celebration of a...
House of Parliament Romania
The Palace of Parliament, also known as the House of the People, is the world’s largest and heaviest civilian building with an administrative function and it can be seen in Bucharest, the Capital of Romania. Being so large, it is not hard to spot from the center of Bucharest (The Union Square).Nicolae Ceausescu guided Tour in Bucharest. The...