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Welcome to Visit Transilvania blog which is offering a lot of interesting informations about Romania. Find more about the history, culture, traditions, tourist attractions, food and drinks. If you plan to visit Romania you’ll need this useful informations to plan your trip or to choose a tour to Romania. You’ll have a better ideea to choose what to see, what to do, where to stay, aso. Have a look to our large variety of articles from different categories and we’ll be happy if you’ll like it and if you’ll share it with your friends.

Historic monuments from Romania

Historic monuments from Romania

2019-03-11

Places to visit

VALCEA COUNTY   is situated on the central southern side of Romania. It is spread along the river Olt beeing sorounded by the Cozia mountains. The county has a surface area of 5.765 km and a population of 413 - 570 inhabitants. The climat is temperate - continental with weak Mediterranean influences. The main residence of the county is the city Ramnicu Valcea situated at the confluence of the rivers Olt and Olanesti. Cozia Monastery    was built in a picturesque Carpathian landscape by Mircea the Elder between1386 and 1388. Walnut trees easily grew in that area and that’s how the place got the name: petcheneg - cumanian term “coz” = walnut which became Cozia = nut grove.  

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Old romanian fortresses

Old romanian fortresses

2019-03-08

Places to visit

TULCEA - The Enisala Medieval Fortress The Enisala fortress is one of the great monuments in Romania, built in the middle ages which can be seen from the plan`s metric conception, fortification system, and architectural elements. The citadel was built in the second half of the XIV century. The only ones interested to build a citadel situated in the fortification system of the northern Dobrogea, orientated towards the sea to supervise the sea traffic, were the Genovese merchants who had a monopoly of trading  on the Black Sea.

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Oltenia region of Romania

Oltenia region of Romania

2019-03-04

Places to visit

Targu Jiu - The City Of Brancusi Constantin Brancusi was born in village of Hobita near to Targu Jiu. Several of his most important works such as the Endless Column and the Table of Silence can be seen in the town. Targu Jiu which lies to the south of the Carpathian Mountains, is built on the foundations of a Dacian village surrounded by wild forests. Targu Jiu is situated at the intersection of roads from Danube, Transylvania and Banat. The Roman Army passed during the wars to conquer Dacia. Later on, during the Middle Ages, it became a main commercial centre. The city takes its name from the Jiu River, which flows through it between the Carpathians and the Danube. Targu Jiu has Romanian style architecture with Oriental and French and German Renaissance influences.

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Giurgiu County

Giurgiu County

2019-03-02

Places to visit

Giurgiu county it is one of the counties placed into the south of Romania along the Danube River.  Its capital is the Giurgiu town, spotted at 60 km south of Bucharest on the frontier with Bulgaria. In the medieval times here existed a fortress made by stone having the purpose of defence of the frontier in front of the turks and tartars.

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Mineral waters in Romania

Mineral waters in Romania

2019-02-25

Romanian News

MINERAL WATERS The genesis and the appearance of mineral waters in the form of springs are linked to the existence of depth deficiencies, to the volcanic mountain range, as well as to the deposits of oil, methane, coal and salt. More than 2000 thermal springs have been identified in Romania. From the point of view of the chemical composition, several types of mineral waters are identified.

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folkloric costume

Romanian Folkloric Costume for Man

2019-02-22

Culture

MENIn relation to the female folk costume, the popular men's costume generally has a great uniformity in terms of morphological and decorative aspects, characterized by simplicity, but not unobtrusive, by a discrete, fine and subtle ornamentation, through a sober and harmonious color. Due to the adaptability to the geographical environment, the male port reflects, more than the woman, the main occupations of the inhabitants, the close connection with the practical needs of life.

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Romania a natural paradise

Romania a natural paradise

2019-02-18

Things to do

Romania is a natural paradise. The natural biodiversity it is still untouched and we still have species of flora and fauna which are not existing in another european countries. This is because of the fact thet our traditional society preserves in good conditions all this things, because this is our way of life: to do the same things learned from our ancestors. Because of this many people consider our country a natural paradise.  You will read beneath, about the natural phenomena in Romania and about how to exploits all this natural touristic potential through a multitude of tourist actions.

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Natural potential of Romania

Natural potential of Romania

2019-02-15

Things to do

In Romania we have a largte variety of natural forms, which can be exploited as a natural potential. You can come here to ski on the mountain resorts from the Carpathian Mountains which can be compared with the ones from the Rocky Mountains and from the Alps. The position of the slopes and the climate bring many benefits for the people who wants to practice skiing. Also you can travel trough gorges, trough beautiful valleys or to visit waterfalls. More details about all those you can read here.

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Constanta and the romanian seaside

Constanta and the romanian seaside

2019-02-11

Places to visit

CONSTANTA  AREA Constanta is the biggest Romanian port on the Black Sea and one of the main ports in Europe. Its history starts in the 7th century B.C. when its name was Tomis, which makes Constanta the oldest attested city on the Romanian Territory. The importance of Tomis, increased after it became part of Roman Empire, especially during the reign of Constantine the Great from whose name the current name of the city derives.

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Related Tours in Romania

Choose one of our tours in Romania and discover the beauty of our country. Romania offers a large variety of interesting sights from the medieval towns and fortresses in Transylvania, painted monasteries in Bucovina, wooden churches and gates in Maramures, from nice museums and big cities to the jewelries of nature as Carpathians mountains, Danube Delta, lakes and caves.

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