Stone Church of Densus Land of Hateg Romania

Land of Hațeg – Ancient Dinosaurs and Stone Churches

In the heart of Romania, there is a historical region deeply rooted in the millennial past of this country, a place where history comes alive among the dinosaur fossils and ancient Dacian fortresses. There is a strong presence felt through each village, road or forest of this bewitching land of […]

Horezu Monastery in Romania 1

Monastery of Horezu

Amidst the last ridges of the southern Carpathians in Romania and along a lush valley, we find the Hurezi or Horezu Monastery that rises like a white fortress protected by the mountain peaks towards the north. It is among the best-known religious destinations in Romania, featuring an exceptional cultural heritage

Brancoveanu Monastery of Sambata de Sus Romania

Brâncoveanu Monastery in Sâmbăta de Sus

At the entrance gate of the spectacular world of Făgăraș Mountains and their snowy peaks that often disappear into the clouds, where the shady valley of Sâmbăta finally breaks out of the mountain grip, there is a monastery whose name echoes through the time and space of Romanian Orthodoxy. Brâncoveanu

Caldarusani Monastery near Bucharest Romania

Căldărușani Monastery – Spiritual Destinations near Bucharest

The legends say that the monastery of Căldărușani was built over just 100 days in the year 1638, when the ruler of Walachia, Matei Basarab, discovered this idyllic place lost in the depths of the Vlăsia Forest that used to cover a huge surface during those times. Surrounded by the

The Museum of Glass Painted Icons of Sibiel

The Museum of Glass Painted Icons in Sibiel

A true temple of Romanian religious rural art from past centuries can be found in the charming village of Sibiel, located just 20 km from the city of Sibiu and part of the Mărginimea Sibiului ethnographical area. One of the richest and most beautiful collections of glass painted icons in

Cernica Monastery outside Bucharest

Cernica Monastery – The Spiritual Oasis outside Bucharest

Travelers through Bucharest can discover a more peaceful place just 20 km from the city, in the middle of nature. Contrasting with the noisy traffic and constant fuss of the capital, this astonishing monastery is surrounded by a charming lake, in perfect harmony with the tranquility within. Inside the once

Biertan Fortified Church 1

Fortified Churches of Transylvania – Cultural Heritage of Romania

We can discover an impressive number of marvelous fortified churches dotting the idyllic countryside in the southern part of this legendary region. Our journey will explore some of these marvelous monuments that are a unique legacy from the troubled medieval past of Transylvania. Once, over 300 of these rural architectural

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