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  • 1 Palace of Parliament Recommended Recommended

    Architecture, castles and historic districts

    B-dul Natiunile Unite RO - Bucuresti

    The former House of the People is the ultimate symbol of the delusions of grandeur of Ceausescu. One of the largest buildings in the world, it was built in the 1980s over 5 years by 20 000 workmen and 400 architects. The dimensions are epic (45 000m2..

  • 2 Romanian Athenaeum Recommended Recommended

    Architecture, castles and historic districts

    Str. Franklin nr. 1 RO - 010287 Bucuresti

    The jewel of "Little Paris", the Romanian Athenaeum was originally dedicated to literature but now houses the national philharmonic orchestra. In the neo-Classical style, it is topped by an imposing dome. Beneath the peristyle, five medalli..

  • 3 Village Museum Recommended Recommended

    Museums and art

    ªos. Kiseleff nr. 28 RO - 011347 Bucuresti

    A fascinating insight into the architecture of rural Romania, this open-air village museum comprises of some 300 buildings (houses, barns, workshops, churches). They were rescued from around the country or are reconstructions using original methods a..

  • 4 Mogosoaia Palace Recommended Recommended

    Architecture, castles and historic districts

    Str. C. Brâncoveanu RO - 077135 Mogosoaia

    Built in brick by Constantin Brâncoveanu in 1702, this palace incorporates the entire vocabulary of Brancovian architecture: Byzantine arches, twisted Venetian columns, organic and zoomorphic ornamentation... It is laid out around a courtyard, where ..

  • 5 Unirea Mine Recommended Recommended

    Industrial tourism and theme park

    RO - Slanic

    Salt extraction in Romania dates back to Roman times. A visit to the Slanic (meaning salt in Romanian) mine, Europe's largest, takes in long galleries 200m below ground. It ceased production in 1969, since it was no longer economically viable. The at..

  • 6 Peles Castle Recommended Recommended

    Architecture, castles and historic districts

    Str. Pelesului nr. 2 RO - 106100 Poiana Tapului

    Begun in 1884, Carol I's summer residence was not finished until 1914, several years after the king's death. The architecture shows neo-Renaissance German influence. Wood, stone and precious materials abound in the castle's 160 rooms. The décor is su..

  • 7 Princely Court Recommended Recommended

    Architecture, castles and historic districts

    Calea Domneascã nr. 181 RO - 130008 Valea Voivozilor

    Of the original 14C monumental fortified complex, only vestiges remain so it is hard to visualise this place's full splendour during the days of Wallachia's voivods, who resided here until 1714. Among the impressive survivors are the princely church ..

  • 8 Princely Church Recommended Recommended

    Religious buildings

    Calea Domneasca 181 RO - 130008 Valea Voivozilor

    A fine example of the Byzantine influence that is so prominent in Wallachian architecture, this Brancovian-style church naturally includes traditional cable moulding in its façade. Resplendent with frescoes, the interior is also clearly of Brancovian..

  • 9 Episcopal Church and Monastery of Curtea de Arges Recommended Recommended

    Religious buildings

    B-dul Basarabilor RO - 115300 Valea Uleiului

    A legend attaches to the building of this monastery: to prevent a further collapse of its walls, the master mason sacrificed his wife by walling her up alive... before jumping off the roof. Oriental touches are evident (geometric motifs on the facade..

  • 10 Princely Church of St Nicholas Recommended Recommended

    Religious buildings

    Str. Negru Vodã RO - 115300 Curtea de Arges

    The region's oldest Orthodox church (14C) is striking primarily for its stone and brick façade. Inside, the well-preserved wall paintings (1364-1384) are believed to be the oldest surviving examples of Romanian painting. Although influenced by Byzant..

  • 11 Piedmont of Oltania Recommended Recommended

    Nature and gardens

    RO - Târgu Jiu

    This is the home territory of Romania's most famous artist, Constantin Brâncusi, who drew inspiration from the domestic architecture and crafts of the region. Head into this verdant landscape punctuated by rocky outcrops to discover some of the count..

  • 12 Cozia Monastery Recommended Recommended

    Religious buildings

    RO - Pausa

    The harmonious church of this monastery founded in 1387 by voivod Mircea cel Batrân shows primitive Byzantine influences (soaring domes, geometric motifs...), although it was remodelled four centuries later under Constantin Brâncoveanu. Among its fre..

  • 13 Arnota Monastery Recommended Recommended

    Religious buildings

    RO - Bistrita

    Like many religious buildings of the period, this little 17C monastery bears the mark of the cultural reawakening unleashed under Constantin Brâncoveanu (notably the addition of a narthex) a century later. Its founder, the Wallachian prince Matei Bas..

  • 14 Tismana Minastery Recommended Recommended

    Religious buildings

    RO - Gornovita

    Known as the "star of Orthodoxy", this focal point of Orthodox Christian worship was built between 1376 and 1386. The monks who lived here founded a school of copyists and sculptors. Today it is home to textile workshops preserving the pure..

  • 15 Council Square Recommended Recommended

    Architecture, castles and historic districts

    Piata Sfatului RO - Brasov

    Always lively on account of its café terraces and restaurants, Brasov's main square is named after the old town hall which is its centrepiece. Of harmonious proportions, it was the scene in the Middle Ages of great fairs. It retains traces of its ric..

  • 16 Black Church Recommended Recommended

    Religious buildings

    Str. Gheorghe Baritiu RO - Brasov

    Called the "black church" on account of the fire that ravaged Brasov in 1689 and blackened its walls, this basilica (1472) is one of the greatest Gothic churches in eastern Europe. Inside, the pews bearing guilds' coats of arms and sumptuou..

  • 17 Rucar-Bran Corridor Recommended Recommended

    Nature and gardens

    RO - Bran

    Following this spectacular route through the Carpathians to Wallachia is an ideal way to discover the pastoral traditions (feast, crafts, cheese) of a region with colourful folkloric heritage, while simultaneously taking in its natural beauty. Such a..

  • 18 Main Square Recommended Recommended

    Architecture, castles and historic districts

    Piata Mare RO - Sibiu

    Here it is easy to see why Sibiu, nicknamed "Little Vienna", is considered to be Romania's prettiest town. The well-proportioned square is lined by a colourful ensemble of Baroque houses like the Weidner-Reussner-Czekelius house, the blue h..

  • 19 Brukenthal Palace and National Museum Recommended Recommended

    Museums and art

    Piata Mare nr. 4-5 RO - Sibiu

    The Brukenthal national museum is sited in the fine Baroque palace built by Samuel von Brukenthal, the only Saxon to have been governor of Transylvania under Austrian rule. A keen art lover, he amassed a good collection of Renaissance and Baroque pic..

  • 20 Little Square Recommended Recommended

    Architecture, castles and historic districts

    Piata Mica RO - Sibiu

    Historically the centre of all craft and mercantile activity; furriers, pelt dealers, tanners and goldworkers traded from here. Its 15C-16C arcaded houses give it a distinctive charm. Have a seat at one of its many ground-floor café terraces and watc..

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