Places to visit in Romania

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The capital, commercial and cultural center of the country, famous for its old city, Curtea Veche Palace, the government building, museums and churches.

Alba Iulia
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The city is located in Transylvania and was a medieval capital in the Roman Empire. It is home to the Roman Catholic cathedral, the Habsburg citadel, the Batthyaneum library with more than 60,000 rare documents that represent the rich history of the country.

It is a modern city which dates back to the 4th century. The most known places here are the Stirbei castle, the Saint Barbara Church and the huge Trotus Salt Mine.

Băile Herculane
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It is a small town in the valley of a river, located between mountains, famous for its 16 thermal springs, each with an unique mineral content.

A small and picturesque Transilvanian town surrounded by the Carpathian Mountains. In its center, you can find the remnants of the medieval Saxon walls and the Gothic Black Church.

Parcul Natural Bucegi
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Located in the mountains, the park protects landscapes of forests, canyons, caves, waterfalls and valleys. The are 39 hiking trails and a lot of ski resorts here.

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One of the biggest, most vibrant cities of the country, established in the 2nd century. Here you can find examples of the 18th century architecture, the old Gothic St. Michael's Church and the Banffy Palace.

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One of the largest port cities on the Black Sea with a 2,000-year-old history. You can find Romanic mosaic tiled floors displayed here, along with the Great Mahmudiye Mosque, the Archaeology Museum and its park.

Parcul Național Apuseni
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Located in the Apuseni Mountains, it was created to protect rare Romanian cave fauna and unique flora. It is highly forested, with fascinating rivers and caves.

It is a key Romanian mining center where gold and silver are extracted. Its old main square known as Piața Libertății has royal buildings around.

Castelul Bran
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It is one of the most beautiful fortresses of the country that ilustrates the legend of Vlad Tepeș, the inspiration for the famous Count Dracula.

It is a university town and a regional center that used to be an important strategical center in the Dacian time. Its oldest building is the Church of Cosuna Monastery.

Delta Dunării
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The Danube River travels through 9 countries and 4 capitals. Its delta is home to over 5,500 species of unique flora and fauna, making it one of the most biologically diverse in the world.

This city is located at the northeast of the country, close to the border with Moldova. It is called "the city of the hundred churches", while the main attractions here ar the St. Paraschiva Metropolitan Cathedral, the Renaissance Orthodox Church and the Three Hierarchs Monastery.

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This region is dominated by old wooden churches, forests and old houses. Eight of its churches are listed as UNESCO World Heritage Sites.

About the lesson

If you are planning a trip or just want to find our more about Romania, we are here for you! This lesson will introduce you to the main touristic spots of this country, and the fun flashcards will make it more interesting!

Why Romanian?

Due to its varied landscape, Romania is the most biologically and geographically diverse country in the whole European Union! The snow-capped Carpathian mountains, sandy beaches of the Black Sea, hills with forests and the beautiful delta of Danube, the magical Transylvania where the Dracula legend is from, here you can find anything you wish!

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