Things to see and do - Ploiesti
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Ploiesti Travel guide
Ploiesti : Michelin's recommendations
Having developed its economy on oil (it already had ten refineries in 1914), Ploesti has become the nation’s refinery and drilling capital, the “Dallas of Romania”. Those interested in industrial tourism should visit the national oil museum before savouring the more rustic charms of the Prahova Valley.
Tourist attractions Ploiesti : Things to see and do
Str. Nicolae Simache nr. 1 RO - 100032 Ploiesti
The brainchild of leading collector Nicolae Simache, this museum opened in 1963 and is dedicated to the history of timekeeping. Exhibits include water clocks, cuckoo clocks, Louis XIV pendulum clocks, surprise clocks and the timepiece of Carol I. The..
Str. Dr Bagdasar nr. 8 RO - 100575 Ploiesti
This is the land of black gold so it is no surprise to find this museum here, dedicated to the history of oil fields and extraction from the beginning of the 20C to the present. Bear in mind that the world's first refinery was opened in the region, a..
RO - Ploiesti
Beyond the jagged landscape of the Carpathians (crossed by means of vertiginous routes like the Transfagarasan and the Rucar-Bran corridor) lie Wallachia's gentle hills, planted with fruit trees benefiting from the southerly climate. With villages tu..
Republicii Boulevard RO - 100008 Ploieşti
The impressive and completely renovated Hotel Central is set in a historic building in the centre of Ploiesti, only 45 km away from Henri Coanda Bucharest International Airport. Shuttle transfer to and from the airport is available upon request, and ..
Maramures nr 9 RO - 100029 Ploieşti
Enjoy a relaxing and comfortable stay in your colourful, elegantly decorated accommodation at the Hotel Angelo D'oro in Ploiesti, with wireless internet and a minibar in each room. Unwind in the well-equipped, luxurious bathrooms which have Jacuzzi ..
C.D. Gherea 11 RO - 100035 Ploieşti
The 4-star Hotel Prahova Plaza, which has been fully renovated in 2007, is located in the centre of Ploiesti near the Petrom Headquarters, making it perfect both for business and leisure travellers. Prahova Plaza has 11 floors and boasts a rich inte..