Attractions in Maramures

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Attractions in Maramures

The frontier region in Northern Romania, Maramures is a special place to visit for its rural landscapes and original cultural attractions, especially its traditional architecture and the wooden churches that became UNESCO World Heritage Sites.

May 9, 2018
Desesti wooden church

The Church of Desesti: The Bewitching Murals of Doomsday

Located on a small hill from the center of the village, the church of Desesti simply fascinates with its original and breathtaking murals and perfect balance of proportions.
January 22, 2018
things to do in Maramures

Visit Maramures: 10 Things to Do in the Land of Wood

Visit Maramures or the ‘land of wood’, an original travel destination from Romania you should visit at least once in your lifetime.
October 21, 2016
Creasta Cocosului

Creasta Cocosului: Seeing Maramures from Above

Creasta Cocosului may just be the most iconic natural landmark of Maramures, a region famous for its wooden churches and wooden gates.
August 10, 2016
Merry Cemetery Sapanta

The Merry Cemetery: Even Death Can Become Funny

Discover the Merry Cemetery from Maramures, a world unique attraction where death looses its tragic touch only to become a colorful expression of life.
July 29, 2015
Rodnei Mountains National Park

Rodnei Mountains National Park: Travel into the Carpathian Wilderness

Explore Rodnei Mountains, the second largest national park in Romania and one of the wildest areas of the Carpathian Mountains.
January 4, 2014
wooden churches of Maramures

The Wooden Churches of Maramures: When Faith Withstands Time

The centuries-old wooden churches of Maramures are part of the UNESCO World Heritage of Romania. A must-see of your time in Romania.
December 14, 2013
Lapusului-gorges

Lapusului Gorges: Amazing Nature in Maramures

Exploring the Lapusului Gorges will give you a great chance of experiencing one of the most picturesque parts of Maramures.
December 13, 2013
Sighet Memorial

Sighet Memorial and the Story of Communism in Romania

Sighet Memorial is a former communist prison where Romania’s elites were tortured and exterminated during the first years of communism in Romania.
December 13, 2013
Maramures-Village-Museum

The Village Museum of Maramures: A World of Wooden Architecture

The open-air Village Museum of Maramures is a wonderful guide into the rich cultural heritage of this region, famous for its wooden architecture.