Culture

Uncover diverse cultural attractions in Romania, from unique UNESCO Heritage Sites to rare traditions, unconventional museums and Antiquity ruins.

Banffy Castle: From Medieval Times to Electric Music

banffy castle

If you’re wondering what history, ruins, tales of castles and electric music all have in common, the answer is simple: Banffy Castle from Bontida. Read more ›

The Great Synagogue from Bucharest: Holocaust Memorial and Survival

great synagogue from bucharest

Discover the Great Synagogue from Bucharest, the oldest synagogue in the capital and one of the few that survived communist demolitions. Read more ›

The Fortified Church from Prejmer: Almost Invincible For Centuries

Prejmer fortified church

The fortified church from Prejmer was conquered only once, but went through 50 sieges during its hundreds of years of existence. Read more ›

Moldovita Monastery: Rare Frescoes from the Medieval Ages

Moldovita Monastery

Moldovita Monastery is one of the eight UNESCO World Heritage Sites of Bucovina, all masterpieces inspired by the Byzantine art of the 15th and 16th centuries.  Read more ›

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Castles, fortresses & ruins

Mogosoaia Palace: The Legacy of a Great Prince

One of the loveliest attractions around Bucharest, the palace of Mogosoaia is the go to place for spending a few hours in a completely different world.  Read more ›

Churches

The Mysterious Monastery of Barnova

Barnova Monastery

Discover the 17th century monastery of Barnova, one of the most original and impressive fortified monasteries in Romania. Read more ›

Museums

The Palace of Culture: The Unmistakable Symbol of Iasi

Palace of Culture Iasi

A true symbol of the city’s past, this impressive palace dominates the central part of Iasi, and is considered one of the most remarkable monuments in Romania. Read more ›

Traditions

Traditions in Romania: Dragobete and the Celebration of Love

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Before Valentine’s Day, Romania celebrated its own day of love, Dragobetele, a symbol of youth, love, hope and nature rebirth. Read more ›

UNESCO Heritage

The Must-See Wooden Churches of Maramures

wooden churches of Maramures

Discover the eight wooden churches built centuries ago in Maramures are part of the UNESCO World Heritage of Romania. Read more ›