History & Culture

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.
April 4, 2015
easter eggs romania

Romania’s Painted Easter Eggs: A Story of Art and Tradition

Painting Easter eggs is an art of its own in Romania, with a tradition that goes back hundreds of years and dazzling combinations of symbols and colors.
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
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.
November 14, 2014
Bellu Cemetery

Bellu Cemetery: History, Art and Drama in Bucharest

Bellu Cemetery is one of the most authentic cultural attractions in Bucharest. Visiting it is one of the best things to do in the capital.
November 6, 2014

The Romanian Atheneum: The Iconic Image of Classical Music

Discover the Romanian Atheneum, one of the top attractions in Romania's capital and the picture-perfect image you don't want to miss in Bucharest.