Places to visit in Romania

Romania is a wonderful country, it is a country full of medieval castles, beautiful towns and Gothic churches. If you’re ever planning to visit it, here are some places that you should definitely see.

Castles & Citadels

  1. Bran Castle (Dracula’s Castle)
  2. Peles and Pelisor Castles
  3. Corvin Castle
  4. Rasnov Citadel
  5. Sarmizegetusa Regia
  6. Brasov Citadel
  7. Liteni Castle

Cities & Regions

  1. Brasov (Brasov Citadel, Black Church, City Square, Rope Street)
  2. Sibiu (The Bridge of Lies, The Council Tower, Stairs Passage, Holy Trinity Roman Catholic Church)
  3. Timisoara
  4. Sighisoara (birthplace of Vlad the Impaler aka Dracula)
  5. Cluj-Napoca (and Turda where you can find Turda Salt Mine and Turda Gorge)
  6. Maramures (Merry Cemetery, Wooden Churches)

Roads

  1. Transfagarasan (Balea Lake and Waterfall, Lake Vidraru)
  2. Transalpina

Mountains & Nature

  1. Sinaia or Busteni (Babele and The Mountain Sphinx)
  2. Bicaz Gorge
  3. Ramet Gorges
  4. TransRarau Pass
  5. The Reed in Sic
  6. Mud Volcanoes

Caves & Mines

  1. Praid Salt Mines
  2. Turda Salt Mines
  3. The Women’s Cave
  4. The Bear’s Cave
  5. Scarisoara Cave

Lakes & Waterfalls

  1. Red Lake
  2. Vidraru Dam
  3. Balea Lake
  4. Bear Lake
  5. Lake Sfanta Ana
  6. Bride’s Veil Waterfall
  7. Bigar Waterfall

Danube

  1. Danube Delta
  2. Iron Gates
  3. Decebal’s Head

Monasteries

  1. Curtea de Arges
  2. Stone Ravens Monastery
  3. Black Church in Brasov
  4. Biertan Church
  5. Wooden Churches of Maramures
  6. Voronet Monastery

These are some of the most beautiful places but there are many others that you could visit.
My favorite region of Romania is Transylvania (located in central Romania), due to its rich history, medieval towns and castles and beautiful Carpathian landscapes.

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