History & Culture

December 13, 2013
Florean Museum

The Florean Museum: Dazzling Contemporary Art in the Forest

Explore the open-air Florean Museum, hidden in the forests of Maramures., an off-the-beaten-track attraction for intrepid travelers.
December 13, 2013
Carta Cistercian Monastery

The Cistercian Abbey of Carta: Bringing Gothic Style to Transylvania

One of the oldest Gothic monuments from Romania, the Cistercian Abbey of Carta is a must-see landmark.
December 12, 2013
Neamt-fortress

Neamt Fortress: Medieval Wars and Legendary Princes

Neamt Fortress is one of the most important medieval monuments in Romania and a symbol of the anti-Ottoman fight of Moldavian princes.
December 12, 2013
Constanta-Casino

The Abandoned Constanta Casino: From Art Nouveau to Present Ruin

Constanta Casino was once the symbol of Romania's main port, a splendid Art Nouveau architecture from the early 20th century.
December 12, 2013
Histria

Histria: An Ancient Greek City on the Shore of the Black Sea

Explore the ruins of the ancient Greek city of Histria, founded in the 7th century BC on the coast of the Black Sea.
December 12, 2013
Coltesti Fortress

Coltesti Fortress: Ruins from a Lost Time

Explore the panoramic ruins of the medieval Coltesti Fortress, located in the dreamy landscape from Trascaului Mountains.
March 1, 2013

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.
February 23, 2013
Best things to do in Sibiu

Traditions in Romania: Dragobete and the Celebration of Love

Before Valentine’s Day, Romania celebrated its own day of love, Dragobete, a symbol of youth, love, hope, and nature's rebirth.
December 14, 2012
new year

New Year Traditions in Romania: Fictional Characters and Animal Dances

Find out more about the cheerful New Year traditions in Romania and the bizarre dances of bears, goats, and devils.