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Vlad the Impaler cast a curse over Bucharest, 500 years ago 0

Vlad the Impaler cast a curse over Bucharest, 500 years ago

A recent study shows that Bucharest is cursed city and that this is also seen in its inhabitants. The former print of Wallachia, Vlad the Impaler (known as Dracula), cast spells over it when...

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The Hill Church, Sighisoara

A covered stairway with nearly 180 steps leads up the hill to the Gothic-style Biserica din Deal, allegedly built in 1345 for the Saxon community; local guides will dispute this, however, claiming that this...

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39 Facts about Romania!

        1. The most famous novels, inspired by Romania, are “The Castle in the Carpathians” by Jules Verne, and “Dracula” by Bram Stoker. 2. Romania is the ninth largest wine producer in the...

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Viscri Fortified Church 

The village of Viscri, is part of Buneşti commune in Braşov county and is best known for its highly fortified church, originally built around 1100 AD. It is part of the villages with fortified...

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Sighisoara in a different light

Travelling without a fixed plan and previous geographical inquiry has it’s own irresistible charm. While it is possible to miss an important monument or festival, about which you just didn’t find out, in the...

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Bran Castle

Surrounded by an aura of mystery and legend and perched high atop a 200-foot-high rock, Bran Castle owes its fame to its imposing towers and turrets as well as to the myth created around...