Romania is a country that has well-preserved its history. The culture, art, memorable landmarks, and beautiful landscapes make it a great destination to visit. Below are the best things Romania is known for:

Danube Delta

10 Best Things Romania Is Known For

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If you are looking for the best-preserved deltas all over the world – Danube Delta is one of them.The Danube Delta is located in Tulcea County and is considered a home to a large number of plants and wildlife. We recommend visiting it during the springtime if you want to avoid the mosquitoes.

 

The Sphinx and Babele

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The Sphinx and Babele are natural rock formations that are located in the Bucegi Mountains. The formations were created by wind and rain.The Sphinx was first discovered around 1900. Babele on the other hand translates to ‘the old woman’ and stands for the mushroom-shaped formations. The Sphinx and Babele can be reached by car, or by foot.

 

Painted Monasteries

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Painted Monasteries of Bucovina are one of the best kinds of sights in the northeast area of Romania. the exterior walls of monasteries were painted in the 15th and 16th centuries. The pictures highlight masterpieces of saints, prophets, angels, demons, heaven, hell, and more.

 

Peles Castle

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Peles Castle is an outstanding example of Neo-Renaissance architecture and its one of the most visited attractions in Romania. At the time the castle was built, it was decorated with stonework, stained glass windows, etc. The castle offers panoramic views of the Carpathian Mountains. King Carol, is the one who constructed this castle at the end of the 19th century. Nowadays, the remarkable structure serves as a museum.

 

Cluj-Napoca

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Cluj-Napoca is a city that is located in Transylvania. It’s one of the largest cities in Romania is and has the largest student population. It is considered the capital of Transylvania. There are plenty of attractions to visit – The National Museum of Art being one of them.  The museum contains a large collection of Romanian artwork.

 

Palace of Culture

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In the city of Iasi, you can find the beautiful Neo-Gothic building of Romania’s Palace of Culture. The building is 390,000 square feet and has 298 rooms and 4 museums. The building served as the Administrative and Justice Palace until 1955 and now is home to the Science and Technology Museum, the Ethnography Museum of Moldavia, the Art Museum, and Moldavia History Museum.

 

Bran Castle

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The strong but elegant Bran Castle sits on the border of Transylvania, which dates back to 1377, is one of Romania’s top destinations. The medieval castle is associated with a vampire – Dracula. Unfortunately, the claim to fame may be misleading because several other castles in the country have associated themselves with Stoker’s famous vampire.

 

Sighisoara

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Sighisoara is situated in Mures County in the area of Transylvania and it is a well-preserved medieval walled town.  It was found during the 12th century by German craftsmen and merchants. The city is also known as the birthplace of Vlad III the Impaler, who has been the inspiration for the fictional character – Dracula.

 

Bucharest

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Bucharest is a stunning city. Bucharest is also home to epic mountains, dense forests, and flowing rivers. But in the city, you’ll find a friendly bunch of party people, a cosmopolitan feel, buzzy nightlife. The beer’s very cheap, you can do all sorts of crazy activities, and the adult entertainment side of things is pretty damn wild.

Bucharest’s nightlife is arguably one the best of all the Eastern Europe States. In general, the old town is the place to be, as it’s chock full of watering holes. Romania’s capital Bucharest ranks high among the best destinations for a stag in Europe.

Sibiu

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The Sibiu was named the European Capital of Culture in 2007, and it won’t disappoint those who are passionate about history and culture.  The Brukenthal Art Museum, the ASTRA Museum of Folk Civilisation are some of the most famous attractions you can visit. The city also has three theatres, a philharmonic orchestra, and hosts an annual festival of performing arts.