Culture

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

Saschiz Fortified Church: 500 Years of History in Transylvania

fortified chuech of Saschiz

Part of the UNESCO World Heritage Sites of Romania, the fortified church of Saschiz is one of the highlights of Transylvania’s Saxon heritage.  Read more ›

Sarmizegetusa Regia: The Legendary Capital of the Dacians

Sarmizegetusa Regia

Hidden in the dense forests of the Carpathians, Sarmizegetusa Regia is one of the oldest, most surprising and mysterious attractions in Romania.  Read more ›

The Choral Temple: The Must-See Jewish Heritage of Bucharest

Choral Temple Bucharest

The most impressive synagogue in Romania – the Choral Temple – is the surviving testimony of what was once the strong Jewish community of Bucharest.  Read more ›

Top Open-Air Museums in Romania You Should Visit

open air museums in Romania

We hope that our top open-air museums in Romania guide we’ll make you curious to visit as many as possible as each and single one of them is a must-see.  Read more ›

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Castles, fortresses & ruins

The Abandoned Constanta Casino: From Art Nouveau to Present Ruin

Constanta Casino

A great piece of Art Nouveau architecture from the beginning of the 20th century, the Constanta Casino was once the symbol of Romania’s main port. Read more ›

Churches

Stavropoleos Church: Religion in the Heart of Bucharest

stavropoleos church

Discover the 18th-century Stavropoleos Church, one of the oldest and most beautiful religious monuments in Bucharest, right in the heart of the Old Town. Read more ›

Museums

Sighet Memorial and the Story of Communism in Romania

Sighet memorial

Sighet Memorial is a former communist prison where Romania’s elites were tortured and exterminated during the first years of communism in Romania. Read more ›

Traditions

Babele: A Romanian Tradition Predicts Your Future

The Romanian tradition ‘Babele let’s you predict your future year based on the weather between March 1 and 9 of each year. Read more ›

UNESCO Heritage

Prejmer Fortified Church: For Centuries in the First Line of Attacks

Prejmer fortified church

Now a UNESCO Heritage Site, Prejmer Fortified Church was conquered only once, but went through 50 sieges during its hundreds of years of existence.  Read more ›