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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.

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Tourist attractions Ploiesti : Things to see and do

  • Clock Museum Interesting

    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..

  • National Oil Museum Interesting

    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..

  • Wallachia

    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..

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Hotels Ploiesti

  • Villa Bijoux Four stars Four stars Four stars Four stars

    Str Tache Ionescu Nr 18 RO - 100170 Ploieşti

    Prix Prices from : 65 €

    This small, 4-star hotel is located in central Ploieşti and offers free access to its spa area, with a sauna, hot tub and fitness studio. Rooms are luxuriously decorated with classic furniture and oil paintings. Free Wi-Fi, antique furniture and air..

  • Hotel Tiara Three stars Three stars Three stars

    Tache Ionescu 6 RO - 100169 Ploieşti

    Prix Prices from : 32 €

    Situated right in the centre of Ploiesti, Hotel Tiara is 45 km from Henri Coanda Airport. It offers air-conditioned rooms with cable TV, free Wi-Fi and minibars. Hotel Tiara is within easy walking distance to the city hall, the Clock Museum, as well..

  • Hotel Central

    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 ..

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