My view of Romania

The Capsa House

Casa Capsa (The Capsa House) was the meeting place of many Romanian intellectuals of the nineteenth century: Mihai Eminescu, Ion Barbu, Ion Slavici and others.  Over time, Capsa has become a renowned place of debate and the quatrain of Nicolae Crevedia, the father Eugen Barbu is enlightening in this respect: "Capsa, where all seniors attend, is the place split in two partitions: in one you eat cake, while in the other you chew out writers."

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Traveling journeymen of Sibiu

Journeymen are young craftsmen who travel the world to find their purpose in life. To become a journeyman, the apprentice had to be less than 30 years old, bachelor, without children, without other obligations and without debt. When they left their home, the journeymen took with them a coin...

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Brasov’s Coat of Arms

Brasov’s Coat of Arms dates back to the battles between the Hungarian King Solomon (1063-1074) and a nation of invaders, the Cumans. Legend has it that King Solomon was followed all the way to Brasov, where he found shelter hiding in the woods.

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Cisnadioara Citadel

In the past, the boys of Cisnadioara had to perform some really harsh tests in order to demonstrate their manhood. The night before their wedding, boys had to roll a boulder from the bottom of the Citadel hill up to the top.

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The place where life is deathless

The Merry Cemetery from Sapanta is where our ancestors are buried. But not just anyway and not as everybody else. If you're curious to read what is written on each cross look at the paintings that represent each one of them, you'll understand who he was and what role each played in our community.

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My childhood’s feast

Christmas Eve was a celebration for all the children from the village streets. Preparation started in the morning and was extremely serious...

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UNESCO Heritage

UNESCO World Heritage currently includes seven groups of monuments and sites in Romania: Danube Delta, Saxon settlements with fortified churches in Transylvania, Horezu Monastery, the painted churches and monasteries in northern Moldavia, Citadel of Sighisoara, the wooden churches of Maramures and Dacian fortresses from Orastie Mountains.

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Our stories

Count Dracula lives at Bran Castle!

Who hasn’t heard about Count Dracula? Who hasn’t visited his residence, Bran Castle? If you haven’t already, now is the moment to do it!

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Mărțișorul, your goodluck charm for spring - 1st of March

Spring is a season of rebirth, joy, hope in better and in more beautiful. Every year, on March 1, Romanians celebrate Mărţişorul.

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Dragobetele kisses girls! - February 24

What holiday could be more beautiful than the one devoted to love? None in the world! We invite you every year on February 24, to enjoy together Dragobete feast, symbol of love in Romanian mythology.

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Events

Untold

Untold is the largest electronic music festival in Europe. This event was created in 2015, being the major event of the Cluj Napoca Program 2015 - European Capital of Youth, and will take place every year in August for four days in the city of Cluj Napoca.

Transylvania International Film Festival - TIFF

TIFF is the most important event dedicated to feature movies in Romania and one of the most important 40 festivals of the world in the industry. It takes place in Cluj Napoca, for 10 days, in June, every year.

Enescu Festival

George Enescu Festival is one of the most important international events dedicated to classical music. The festival had official opening on September, 4th, 1958, three years after the death of George Enescu.

Electric Castle

Electric Castle is a music festival born in 2013 and held every year in July for four days at Castle Bánffy Bontida, Transylvania. Rock, reggae, hip hop, electronic music and indie, all come together at the Electric Castle.

International Theatre Festival in Sibiu - FITS

FITS is a state of mind. FITS is in theater halls, in unusual spaces (Fortress of Cisnadioara, Traian Hall), on the street, in the squares. FITS is every year in Sibiu, in June, for 10 days.

Summer Well Festival of alternative music

Summer Well Festival of alternative music takes place every year in August for two days, at Ştirbei Property, located at Buftea, 15 km from Bucharest.

Gărâna Jazz Festival

Garana music festival of avant-garde, Nordic, American, Oriental, Western, Romanian jazz was born in 1997 and developed from two days of festival to 5 days in 2017.

Depeche Mode in Cluj-Napoca!

Depeche Mode will perform on July 23rd, 2017 in Cluj. This announcement was made by the famous band in a press conference broadcast live from Milan.

European Destinations of Excellence

Alba Iulia, the other capital of Romania!

The history of Romania is best evidenced in Alba Iulia, which boasts the Alba Carolina Citadel, the most representative Vauban bastion fortification in Romania and the largest from the Central and South-Eastern Europe. Significant events took place here since Roman times.

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European Destinations of Excellence

The EDEN Project - European Destinations of Excellence

The EDEN Project - European Destinations of Excellence was launched by the European Commission/General Direction Enterprise and Industry/Tourism Unit in 2006.

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European Destinations of Excellence

Mărginimea Sibiului

Very welcoming hosts, nice and comfortable accommodation, beautiful mountain landscape and above all delicious traditional Romanian food!

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Jurilovca

Come to Jurilovca, a destination for everybody, where the hospitality of people blends with the serenity of the blue waters of the Danube and the Black Sea!

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Horezu Area - Where the earth takes shape

Horezu enamelled pottery, unique in Romania through its chromatics and its floral motives, represents one of the characteristic emblems of the region.

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Geoagiu Băi

The picturesque landscape, the mineral and thermal springs and the historic attractions are the features of this place, which together with the hospitality of the people welcome you for an unforgettable holiday for the body and soul.

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Buzău Land

Immerse yourself into the authentic rural life of Buzau Land, carefully kept for centuries, at the crossroads of the three Romanian regions: Moldovia, Transylvania and Wallachia! Buzau Land has contributed since ancient times to the essence of Romanian culture.

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Apuseni Natural Park, a park for nature and people

Since the Roman times, the fame of the gold from Apuseni Mountains used to be the most important attraction. Later on, until our times, the colour of the gold has been transformed into the green of the forests and meadows that cover the mountains, the blue of the rivers with wonderful waterfalls.

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