religion

May 9, 2018
Desesti wooden church

The Church of Desesti: The Bewitching Murals of Doomsday

Located on a small hill from the center of the village, the church of Desesti simply fascinates with its original and breathtaking murals and perfect balance of proportions.
April 20, 2018
Sanziene

Discover 13 Traditions Only Romanian People Understand

Many Romanian traditions are so bizarre that only Romanian people can understand them. Here’s our list of 13 of the most original Romanian traditions.
May 23, 2017
Choral Temple Bucharest

The Choral Temple: The Must-See Jewish Heritage of Bucharest

The most impressive synagogue in Romania – the Choral Temple – is the surviving testimony of what was once the strong Jewish community of Bucharest.
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 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.
August 10, 2016
Merry Cemetery Sapanta

The Merry Cemetery: Even Death Can Become Funny

Discover the Merry Cemetery from Maramures, a world unique attraction where death looses its tragic touch only to become a colorful expression of life.
July 22, 2016
Sinaia Monastery

Sinaia Monastery: Royalty, Faith and Three Centuries of History

Visit Sinaia Monastery, a must-see attraction located only minutes away from Peles Castle, the most beautiful castle in Romania.
April 30, 2016
Sucevita Monastery

Sucevita Monastery: The Masterpiece of Painted Churches

Few religious monuments are as mesmerizing as Sucevita Monastery, one of the painted churches from Bucovina included on the UNESCO World Heritage list.
April 12, 2016
Stavropoleos Church

Top 10 Old Churches from Bucharest You Should See

Our top old churches from Bucharest will help you discover the most interesting and beautiful Orthodox monuments in Romania's capital.