Attractions in Southern Romania

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Attractions in Southern Romania

Discover Bucharest, royal palaces and castles, and many old-centuries churches from the historical province of Southern Romania. Bucharest is the best departing point for all your trips across the region.

December 18, 2015
Cantacuzino Castle

Cantacuzino Castle: The Legacy of a Great Byzantine Family

Cantacuzino Castle from Busteni is a beautiful Neo-Romanian-style monument from the early 20th century. Only a short drive from Peles Castle.
November 25, 2015
curtea-de-arges-monastery

Curtea de Arges Monastery: Legends and Unique Architecture

Curtea de Arges Monastery is one of the most interesting religious edifices in Romania and a royal necropolis.
July 30, 2015
Old Town Bucharest

Beautiful Historical Sites in Old Town Bucharest You Should See

Uncover the most interesting historical sites in Old Town Bucharest, including its old churches, inns, and merchant streets.
July 8, 2015
Gostinari Church

Gostinari Church: Ruins from a Lost World

Explore the dramatic ruins of the abandoned Gostinari Church, less than 40 km from Bucharest, but worlds apart from the capital.
July 1, 2015
Poenari Fortress

Poenari Fortress: The Eagles’ Nest of Vlad the Impaler

Poenari Fortress is one of the few medieval fortresses used by legendary Vlad the Impaler that still exists today.
May 27, 2015
Village Museum Bucharest

The Village Museum: The Rural Heart of Bucharest

Explore the hundreds of traditional houses from the open-air Bucharest Village Museum, one of the top attractions of the capital.
March 25, 2015
Snagov Church

Snagov Church: Beautiful Medieval Art and a Fake Tomb Stone

Snagov Church is one of the most important religious monuments in Southern Romania. It's also the supposed burial site of Vlad the Impaler.
March 9, 2015
history of Romania

Targoviste Fortress: The Past Glory of a Princely Court

Uncover one of the most important medieval monuments in Romania, linked to great princes like Vlad the Impaler and Constantin Brancoveanu.
February 16, 2015
Stavropoleos Church

Stavropoleos Church: Religion in the Heart of Bucharest

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.