What you should not miss

Duruitoare Waterfall

Situated in the Massif Ceahlau, the Duruitoare Waterfall is formed by the Rupturii stream and it is situated at an altitude of 1,021 meters. The name of the waterfall has been given due to the strong rumbling that this waterfall makes. You arrive to the waterfall from Durau to the Dochia chalet to a route of 7.5 kilometres which lasts about five hours. At the waterfall bottom you can find a wood ladder which allow the climbing up to 30 metres, till the plateau where the waterfall course splits in two columns. The Duruitoare Waterfall is one of the places preferred by alpinists, but also of the tourists who love nature.

Targu Ocna Salt Mine

Situated in the perimeter of the town Targu Ocna, county of Bacau, the Targu Ocna salt mine is known not only for the salt exploitation, but also for its tourist potential. If you arrive to Targu Ocna you should not miss the recreational base of the Trotus mine, where you can also find the Salt Museum, but also relaxation and amusement conditions for the big and small ones. The salt mine also offers a therapy base but also an area dedicated to the persons wanting to do gymnastics. Still in the Targu Ocna Salt Mine there is also the first underground orthodox church in Europe, which has as patron the Saint Varvara (Barbara of Heliopolis), protector of miners.

The Memorial House of Ion Creanga

Besides dreamlike landscapes, the region of Moldavia has a rich cultural baggage. The house of the writer Ion Creanga is one of the tourist objectives that you should not miss. The Memorial House of Ion Creanga is situated at the No. 8 Ion Creanga Street, the locality of Humulesti, county of Neamt. Built in 1830 by the grandfather of the writer, Petre Ciubotariu, the memorial house of the famous writer was an important inheritance for many generations. In 1951, the house was given to become a memorial museum. The family’s objects have been carefully preserved, and in the house you can still find the oven in which the pies were cooking, the small balls of threads with which the Nica’s cats were playing, but also the famous book from the author’s stories.

The Neamt Fortress

The Neamt Fortress is one of the most beautiful and imposing medieval fortresses in Romania. Built during the ruling years of Petru Musat, the fortress is near the town of Targu Neamt, on the highest top of the Plesului Peak. The fortress has been renovated in an UNESCO program, and two years ago the rehabilitation works ended. The tourists can visit both the fortress halls and the old chapel, the treasury, the mint, the bedrooms and the kitchen. In summertime, medieval music concerts and also demonstrations of the knightly orders take place inside the fortress.

The Marasesti Mausoleum

At 35 kilometres from Focsani there is one of the most important monuments of Europe, the Marasesti Mausoleum, inaugurated on September 18, 1938, on the name of the heroes of the first world war. The Mausoleum marks the victory of the Romanian troops against the German army, there being buried  5073 soldiers and officers. The tourists can admire bas-reliefs illustrating the moments of the battle of Marasesti. The monument has been appreciated also by Adolf Hitler, who sent anti-aircrafts subunits to defend the monument, during the bombardments of Valea Prahovei.

The Bicaz Keys

The region of the Bicaz Keys is one of the most picturesquely of Romania, situated at the border between Transylvania and Moldavia, in the Hasmas Mountains. The Bicaz Keys appeared on the valley of the Bicaz river. The Bicaz Keys are laying on eight kilometres, between the Lacul Rosu and the village Bicazul Ardelean. This region belongs to the National Park Bicaz Keys-Hasmas, the tourists enjoying unique views and many places undiscovered by the human beings. In the limestone walls of the rocks there are many caves and gorges. The way to the Keys is full of winding roads, on both sides of the road you may admire imposing rocky formations.

Monasteries of Bucovina

Bucovina is one of the most visited regions of Romania. The frescos of the churches of Bucovina from 1993 passed into the UNESCO patrimony. Bucovina hides monasteries and churches built by ex rulers and boyars of Moldavia, among which Stefan Cel Mare (Stephen the Great), Petru Rares or Alexandru Cel Bun(Alexander the Good). The churches paintings are admired by tourists from the whole world for their unique colours as blue of Voronet. For the ones who want to forget about the daily life and to discover a piece of Heaven,  Bucovina is the best choice.

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