Attractions in Southern Romania

February 15, 2016
Palace of the Parliament

The Parliament Palace from Bucharest: Ceausescu’s Final Dream

Discover the history behind the Parliament Palace from Bucharest, a World Record construction and a major symbol of communism.
December 18, 2015
Cantacuzino Castle

Cantacuzino Castle: The Legacy of a Great Byzantine Family

Monumental and opulent, Cantacuzino Castle is part of the impressive legacy of the Cantacuzino family whose origins go back to the Byzantines.
November 25, 2015
Curtea de Arges Monastery

Curtea de Arges Monastery: Legends and Unique Architecture

Curtea de Arges Monastery is one of the most beautiful religious edifices in Romania, a place of great history, legends and inspiring architecture.
July 30, 2015
old town bucharest

Top Historical Sites in Old Town Bucharest You Should See

Take a look at our local expert suggestions of the top historical sites from 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

A visit to Poenari Fortress is a great chance to explore some medieval history, but also a good way to exercise as you have to go up 1,480 stairs.
May 27, 2015
Village Museum Bucharest

The Village Museum: The Rural Heart of Bucharest

Explore the open-air Village Museum of Bucharest and its hundreds of traditional houses, one of the must-see attractions in the capital.
March 25, 2015
Snagov Church

Snagov Church: Exquisite Paintings and Mysterious Burials

Located on a small island outside Bucharest, Snagov Church is considered to be one of the most important religious monuments in Southern Romania.
March 9, 2015
Targoviste fortress

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.