10 Pictures that Make You Wanna Visit Romania
Romania is a country full of well-preserved history and stunning landscapes. Packed with amazing and unique places in Europe that are waiting to be discovered. Here is just a glimpse of the beauty it has to offer. So if you wanna visit Romania you may as well start with this gallery.
The Danube Delta
No, this is not the Amazon, and no crocodiles here either. The Danube Delta is the second largest river delta in Europe, after the Volga Delta, and is the best preserved on the continent. Located in Tulcea County in the Dobrogea region, the delta is a winding network of waterways that originate from the Black Sea. In total, the delta is 5,165 square kilometers, and it is listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Prices here for a double room start at 20 Euros/night and plenty hotels available on Booking.com
Wanna Visit Romania? The Sphinx and Babele
Located in the Bucegi Mountains, the Sphinx and Babele are two regularly visited natural rock formations.They have been for long a source of legends and myths, sparking various explanations in the minds of people. Created by wind and rain, the formations are located about a 10-minute walk from one another at an altitude of more than 2,000 meters. The Sphinx and Babele can be reached by cable car from Busteni, by car, or by foot. The destination is also perfect for sky enthusiasts, and rooms here can be booked at best prices from trivago.com
The Parang Mountains
Where else in the world would you find Pyramids, a Sphinx, Amazing Mountains, Thermal Rivers, Best places for skying, Caves, a Roman castra, best river for rafting in Europe, best peaks for Off Road and Mountain Biking, Local foods prepared by old shepherds and a team of enthusiasts to show you this all? This is the case of Local NGO, Wild Rovers that are trying to promote their landscapes. You can see a glimpse of those beauties and get in touch with them here https://www.facebook.com/Asociatia.Hoinari.in.Salbaticie/
Prices only start at 10 euros for the room in cozy local B&B's and the airport is only 50 miles away
Bucovina's Painted Monasteries
The churches listed as UNESCO World Heritage Sites, are located in the northeast area of Romania, Bucovina. The exterior walls of a handful of monasteries were painted in colorful frescoes in the 15th and 16th centuries. The scenes feature masterpieces of saints, prophets, Jesus, angels, demons, heaven, hell, and more.
The Bran Castle
Commonly known outside Romania as Dracula's Castle (although it is one among several locations linked to the Dracula legend, including Poenari Castle and Hunyadi Castle),it is often erroneously referred to as the home of the title character in Bram Stoker's Dracula.
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More than 150 kilometres in length the Transfagarasan Highway is Romania’s most spectacular and best known road and, thanks to an appearance on BBC Top Gear , now one of the country’s most popular tourist attractions. Fully open only from June to October, the road’s highest point is at 2042 metres: the tunnel which links the northern and southern sides at Lake Balea.
The City of Sibiu
Sibiu is a city in Transylvania, central Romania. It’s known for Germanic architecture in its old town, the legacy of 12th-century Saxon settlers. Sibiu was named the European Capital of Culture, and it won’t disappoint those looking for a dose of Romanian history and culture. The Brukenthal Art Museum has a fantastic display of Romanian artwork, and the ASTRA Museum of Folk Civilisation is an open-air museum with more than 300 historically designed wooden houses, churches, and workshops. The city also has three theaters, a philharmonic orchestra, and hosts an annual festival of performing arts. Sibiu is filled with parks, galleries, and beautiful churches. The city won the title of ‘Europe’s 8th most idyllic place to live’ by Forbes in 2008.
The capital of the Dacian Kingdom
Built on a plateau in the Orastie Mountains, at an elevation of 1,200 meters (3937 ft), Sarmizegetusa Regia is the former political, military and religious center of the Dacians. This ancient people, the ancestors of today’s Romanian people, had an advanced society and enjoyed a high level of living. The complex, which comprised six citadels, was split in three areas, namely a 30,000 square meter fortress, a sacred area featuring temples whose columns are still visible today, and an area of civilian settlements set on elevated terraces.
Wanna Visit Romania? Try The Mud Vulcanoes
The Berca Mud Volcanoes are a geological and botanical reservation located in Scorțoasa commune close to Berca in Buzău County in Romania. Due to landslides, deforestation, downpours, and mudflows, there is an eerie and lunar atmosphere in the reservation.
The Mamaia town
And Finally, for the sea and party lovers, you can always visit Mamaia. Mamaia is a resort on the Romanian Black Sea shore and a district of Constanța. Considered to be Romania's most popular resort
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