history

August 30, 2017
Saschiz

Saschiz Fortified Church: 500 Years of History in Transylvania

Part of the UNESCO World Heritage Sites of Romania, the fortified church of Saschiz is one of the highlights of Transylvania’s Saxon heritage.
June 9, 2017
Sarmizegetusa Regia

Sarmizegetusa Regia: The Legendary Capital of the Dacians

Hidden in the dense forests of the Carpathians, Sarmizegetusa Regia is one of the oldest, most surprising and mysterious attractions in Romania.
April 20, 2017
banffy castle

Banffy Castle: From Medieval Times to Electric Music

If you’re wondering what history, ruins, tales of castles and electric music all have in common, the answer is simple: Banffy Castle from Bontida.
March 4, 2017
great synagogue from bucharest

The Great Synagogue from Bucharest: Holocaust Memorial and Survival

Discover the Great Synagogue from Bucharest, the oldest synagogue in the capital and one of the few that survived communist demolitions.
January 27, 2017
Prejmer Fortified Church

Prejmer Fortified Church: For Centuries in the First Line of Attacks

Now a UNESCO Heritage Site, Prejmer Fortified Church was conquered only once, but went through 50 sieges during its hundreds of years of existence.
January 17, 2017
Moldovita Church

Moldovita Monastery: Rare Frescoes from the Medieval Ages

Moldovita Monastery is one of the eight painted churches from the UNESCO Heritage Sites, all masterpieces inspired by the Byzantine art.
January 12, 2017
visit Sibiu

Visit Sibiu: The Old Capital of the Transylvanian Saxons

Visit Sibiu, one of the oldest cities in Romania and a popular destination from Transylvania. Medieval landmarks and great museums await.
October 26, 2016
Cisnadioara @Diana Condrea

The Fortified Church from Cisnadioara: Over 800 Years of History

The fortified church from Cisnadioara is one of the oldest monuments around Sibiu, one of the seven citadels founded by the Saxons centuries ago.
October 23, 2016
Corvin Castle

Corvin Castle: The Gothic Masterpiece of Transylvania

A fairytale castle for some, a Gothic masterpiece for others, Corvin Castle is simply the most impressive castle in Transylvania.