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A Tourist's Guide to Romania

by EasternEuropeans.co.uk
A Tourist's Guide to Romania

Romania is known as one of the most beautiful places in Europe. It is like taking a trip back into history because the whole country is rich in history. A lot of people migrate to Romania's historical district of Wallachia and Moldova. Most of Romania's economy is based on agriculture of the land. They produce a lot of coal, natural gas, iron ore and petroleum. The main industries focus on chemical processing like petrochemical, paints and varnishes and metal processing, machine manufacturing, consumers goods, and furniture. Corn, wheat, vegetables, apples and grapes for wine are the main crops of Romania and the main livestock was sheep and pigs.

There are several attractions in Romania. The first attraction is to go to The Black Sea Resorts. The resorts have miles and miles of sand beaches that stretch from Wallachia to Moldova. The resort includes Eforie Nord and Mangalia Spas which are famous for their mud baths. The second attraction is the wide variety of castles. They all go back to the medieval times in Romania. The three most famous castles are Corvinesti Castle, Peles Castle, and Bran Castle. Corvinesti Castle was built in the 14th century and Peles Castle was built in the 19th century. Bran Castle was the home to Bram Stoker’s Count Dracula in the 1300's.

danube delta romaniaThe third attraction is to go to The Danube Delta. The Danube Delta offers people an array of activities to do. The first activity is bird watching. With bird watching, you can see Romania's 300 species of birds. The second activity is fishing. There are plenty of places for people to go fishing. The fourth attraction is to visit the medieval towns in Romania. Some of these medieval towns are Brasov, Sibiu, Sighisoara, Cluj Napoca, Bistrita, Medias, and Sebes. In these medieval towns, people can see churches, castles, and older houses. These towns are known as the seven major towns of Romania.

The fifth attraction is The Carpathian Mountains. The Carpathian Mountains has some of Romania's most famous parks. These parks include Apuseni Nature Park, Bicazului Gorges - Hasmas Nat. Park, Calimani National Park, Ceahlau National Park, Piatra Craiului National Park, and Retezat National Park. All of these parks have grasslands, gorges, subterranean caves, volcanic lakes, and an extensive river. The sixth attraction is The Painted Monasteries of Bucovina. The Painted Monasteries of Bucovina features portraits of saints and prophets, scenes from the life of Jesus, images of angels and demons, and heaven and hell. It is a great place to go if you are interested in art, history, art, or architecture.

The seventh attraction is to go to the many spas of Romania. These spas include Baile Felix, Bazna, Eforie Nord, Mangalia, Ocna Sibiului, and Sovata. Baile Felix is known for its mineral thermal waters. Bazna is known for its mineral way and therapeutic mud. Eforie Nord is known for curing arthritic, rheumatic, internal and nervous system disorders. Mangalia is known for its treatments for afflictions related to the kidneys, digestive and nervous systems, skin and liver. Ocna Sibiului is known for the salt water baths in the local lakes. Sovata is known for the mineral waters that cure gynecological and sterility afflictions in the body.

The ninth attraction is to visit some of Romania's traditional villages. These villages include Transylvania, Albac, Garda, and Arieseni. Most of these villages are in the Apuseni Mountains. The money in these villages is made by carving musical instruments, hope chests and houses from the spruce tree. Bucovina is where Romania's most beautiful country sides are. The biggest transportation is done by horses. The last attraction is visiting some of the world's most heritage sites. These sites include The Monastery of Horezu, Medieval fortified churches of Transylvania, Historic centre of Sighisoara, Wooden Churches of Maramures, and Dacian Fortresses of the Orastie Mountains.

romanian monasteriesThe Monastery of Horezu is a masterpiece of the 'Brancovenesti' style that was built in 1690. The Medieval Fortified Churches of Transylvania are some of the oldest churches that date from the 13th and 15th centuries in Romania. The Historic centre of Sighisoara is one of the most beautiful towns in the heart of Transylvania. That is because it still looks like it did about 500 years ago. The Wooden Churches of Maramures are the Barsana, Budesti, Desesti, Ieud, Plopis, Poienile Izei, Rogoz and Surdesti churches. The Dacian Fortresses of the Orastie Mountains date all the way back to the first century. They are Banita, Capalna, Costesti - Blidaru, Costesti – Cetatuie, Luncani - Piatra Rosie.



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