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Village Museum, Bucharest
  Dimitrie Gusti Village Museum is located in Herastrau Park in Bucharest and is one of the first ethnographic museums in the open air in Romania and throughout the world. The museum was founded in 1936 and in the 1930s in Europe there were only two open-air museums in Sweden, Skansen Museum of Stockolm (1891) and...
Monasteries in Valcea County
In Valcea County there are numerous monuments of religious art, such as the monasteries Cozia , Horezu , Arnota , Govora ,  Monastery just a mass a timber and many others. Cozia Monastery is a true architectural ornament that lives in the history of the Romanian people. With an ancientness over 600 years...
The Village Museum at Sibiu
  Dumbrava Forest is a huge green oasis, which lies on an area of 980 hectares in south-western of Sibiu city, a generous gift of nature.   It is the preferred entertainment place of inhabitants since the 18th century. A road crosses in long the forest, heading from Sibiu...
Brukenthal Palace in Sibiu
  When Samuel von Brukenthal decided to raise a gorgeous residence in Sibiu in neighborhood of the town square,  on the north side of the medieval square there were already two buidings: a  large church and the Jesuitical seminary (1726). By demolishing the house of his wife inherited from her father, Senator...
Tours around Sibiu
Cisnadie, Romania    Cisnadie, the center of the textile industry (silk, carpets),  was once one of the biggest villages in Transylvania. Urban texture of the settlement has special value, it keeps almost unaltered form centuries XII - XIV. Fortress and the Evangelist Church Place...
O-zone, a successful band
After a successful career in the Republic of Moldova three young Dan, Arsenie and Radu came in Romania to conquer the musical market in this country. Radu Sarbu was born in 1978, Dan Balan in 1979 and Arsenie in 1983. The band O-zone was set up in Chisinau. Radu, the oldest member of the band, spent his childhood...
Targu Mures, a beautiful town in Romania
  Targu Mures is situated at the encounter of three geographical zones: the Transylvania Plain, the Mures Valley and the Niraj Valley. The territory of the city was, since ancient times, the cradle of some human settlements. Endless material proof was found here and proves the presence of Neolithic cultures and then those...
Durau, a mountain resort in Romania
Monastery in Durau, Romania Durau resort is situated in Neamt County, at an altitude of 780-800 meters, in a sunny glade at the foot Ceahlau Mountains, 6 km south-west of the village Ceahlau, 9 km west of Lake Spring Mountain accumulation on the river Bicaz and 60 km northwest of the city of Piatra Neamt. In Durau resort...
The Royal Palace of Bucharest
The Royal Palace of Bucharest was built in the years 1812-1815 and it was the Royal Court of Princes Ghica , Stirbei and Alexandru Ioan Cuza.   During the revolution of 1848 The Royal Palace became the headquarter of the provisional government. Since 1882 this building was modified and extended....
Romanian Atheneum - sanctuary of the culture
Atheneum, a concert hall in Bucharest , is located on Victory Way in George Enescu Square. Built in neoclassical style, with many decorative elements in typical French architecture over a century, the center building presents a rather an eclectic style.   The interior is, perhaps, even...
Black Church in Brasov
              Brasov can be proud with almost 800 years of history. Placed at the foot of the Carpathian Mountains, at the intersection of old commercial roads, connecting with the Danubian Carpathian Basin, resulted in the course of history,...
Constanta, a historical city
Casino Constanta   The biggest harbour of Romania  and a historical city, one of  most important tourist destinations and certainly the place to begin a splendid summer vacation, at the seaside, on the beach, with every facility - fun, lodgings, food - at hand.   Constanta is best known for...
Elena Popea, more than just a name
Elena Popea is one of the most appreciated artists by a minority of experts, but unfortunately unknown to the public. The things we know about her aren’t very much and the little we know depends of source. We certainly know that she lived and stayed more in abroad, especially in Paris, spending most of her time...
Suceava is located in the north-east of Romania and it has as neighbors Ucraina in north and east, Neamt and Mures Country in south and Maramures and Bistrita Country in West. The city of Suceava was main residence of the Moldavian princes (between 1388 and 1565). Land of legends, place of birth of an old...
  Arad , one of the most important cities of Romania , lies about 30 km away from the Zarand Mountains , in Transylvania, and it is an interesting city, with several tourist attractions and historical monuments, in a region where the number of landscapes and natural wonders is amazing. Maybe not a first grade...
Sighisoara, a beautiful medieval town
Sighisoara, Teodor Vescu   A beautiful medieval town right in the middle of Romania, Sighisoara is renowned for it's atmosphere. The medieval town of Sighisoara is best known for its monuments and medieval landmarks, for it's medieval Festival and as the place of birth for Vlad Tepes, the ruler who would much later...
Travel to Maramures. Romania.
Maramures, one of the most popular counties of Romania , is more than just a geographical region, or a place filled with historical villages and tourist attractions, or a region which has proven to be a great place for a vacation, a long vacantion. Maramures is a region which has it's customs, architectural and culinary identity, beautiful...
The Danube Delta in Romania
  This is more, much more than just a tourist or a natural reserve, it is a place unique in the world, only the second largest delta in Europa (surpassed by the Volga Delta)( and the home of roughly 300 species of birds and over 100 species of fishes, some of the impossible to find elsewhere.   With a surface of...
The St Ilie Church in Suceava, Romania
This is one of the churches founded by the legendary Stephen the Great, one of the most important figures in the history of Romania , and the building was completed in 1488, when this was one of the largest places of worship in the region, not far from the town of Suceava itself. It is fascinating to see how the rules of Orthodox...
Sf Nicolae Nou Church in Focsani, Romania
The Sf Nicolae Nou Church in Focsani (translated as St Nicholas the New) is one of the oldest in the city, and according to several historians and Orthodox Church officials it might be the oldest church still in use in the region. A beautiful historical monument, in the past it was a part of the Ramnicului Monastery, a major cultural and...
The Agapia Monastery in Romania
This is one of the oldest and most famous monasteries in Romania , both as a place of worship, culture centre and, for art lovers, a church which was painted by Nicolae Grigorescu , a famous Romanian master, highly influential and respected, who lived in the 19 th century. The Agapia Monastery is one of the most popular tourist attractions in...
The Humor Monastery in Romania
Not far away from Gura Humorului, a small town, lies the Humor Monastery, in the village of the same name, a picturesque and very old place of worship and surely one of the most interesting and beautiful in Suceava country, dating way back from the Middle Ages. It is one of those Moldavian monasteries that somewhat looks like a fortress, with...
The Palace of the Parliament in Bucharest
This is the second largest civilian adminstrative building in the world, surpassed only by the Pentagon, and is also considered to be the most expensive, due to the sheer quantity of building suplies which were used for this cyclopic structure. And this landmark of Bucharest and symbol of the Communist regime, also known as the House of the...
The Sucevita Monastery in Romania
This is one of the most famous and important places of worship in Moldova - and even in the whole of Romania - as the Sucevita Monastery has been for centuries a major cultural, Orthodox and spiritual center. A beautiful complex, still in used and restored several times, it is impressive due to it's architecture, art and legend, and is...
The Story of the Probota Monastery in Romania
This was the very first church built by Petru Rares in 1530, on the place where previously, according to historians, a small wooden church and a somewhat larger stone one laid. The very name, Probota, actually means brotherhood, the brotherhood of the monks who lived and prayed at this Orthodox holy place. But the much older monastery dates from...
The Dragomirna Monastery in Romania
Built a few miles from Suceava, it was finished in 1602, after Anastasie Crimca, Lupu and Simon Stroici, three Moldavian boyars, decided they had to build a place of worship and devotion for the Orthodox faith. And so they did, although much info about the beginnings of this holy place has been forever lost,  only recently rediscovered due to...
Slatina Monastery in Romania
The Slatina Monastery in Romania is the first ever place of worship which was built by Alexandru Lapusneanu, the works being completed in 1558, when this turned out to be one of the most beautiful convents in the region. Great care had been taken for everything to be exactly as it should have,  in 1558 or 1561 (the sources differ) the place...
Camil Petrescu (1894 - 1957)
A very interesting and somewhat controversial figure of interwar Romanian literature, he was considered to be one of the founders of the modern novel in 20 th century national literature, being strongly and openly influenced especially by French literature of the 20 th century, as well as the German tradition. He was not only an interesting and...
Eugene Ionesco (1909 - 1994)
He was born in Romania, as Eugen Ionescu, but will become known world wide as a French playwright and dramatist, one of the very best in modern history and maybe the most important name in the gallery of the Teatre of the Absurd, as he had the courage and genius to push the boundaries of the genre, logic and imagination as no one else...
Emil Cioran (1911 - 1995)
Emil Cioran was born on April 8 th 1911 in Rasinari, Sibiu, Romania, at that time a part which was a part of the Austrian-Hungarian Empire, a situation which proved beneficial for the future thinker, for from the very beginning he was in touch with three cultures : German, Romanian, Hungarian. Which will prove to play a key-part in his future...


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