Romanian is undoubtedly one of the most beautiful countries in Europe, where everyone can find their perfect place. Regardless what type of places you want to visit, see, or explore, Romania has it all.
Some of them are famous in the entire world, like Bran castle, or "Dracula's castle", some of them are still unknown and unexplored, but all are breathtaking.
Here are the 10 most beautiful places in Romania that everyone should see:
Maramures and its churches
Up in the north, Maramures county is filled with amazing centuries-old wooden Gothic churches, out of which the most famous is Barsana Monastery. There are dozens of Orthodox wooden churches through the hills and the mountains.
You can see the amazing landscapes aboard the Mocanita old steam train, and also enjoy one of the most famous cemeteries in the world - and the funniest of them all - the Merry Cemetery from Sapanta.
The Black Sea beaches
Romania has a coastline of almost 250 kilometers, with dozens ok sandy beaches. The most famous ones are in Mamaia, the Black Sea resort attracting tourists from all over the world since more than a half of century ago.
Another very popular destination for youngsters especially is Vama Veche, at the border with Bulgaria, while the beaches in Corbu, Vadu, Gura Portitei, Sfantu Gheorghe and Sulina - all north from Mamaia - are the most beautiful and wild.
Transylvania and its cities and citadels
Transylvania is literally filled with beautiful cities and citadels. From medieval fortified churches of Biertan and Viscri (where Prince Charles has a house), part of the UNESCO World Heritage List, to beautiful European cities such as Cluj-Napoca, Brasov, Sibiu, Alba Iulia, Oradea and Timisoara, the area is filled with beautiful places all year-round.
The Black Church in Brasov, the Grand Square in Sibiu, the Gothic St. Michael’s Church in Cluj-Napoca, Alba Carolina Citadel in Alba Iulia, and the Union Square in Timisoara are maybe the most famous of them all.
The capital of the country has so many beautiful places to see, from buildings to cafes, parks, and nice streets.
If we could choose only five destinations in Bucharest, those would be Victoriei Street, Romanian Athenaeum, the Old Center, Herastrau Park, and the most famous building, the gigantic Parliament Palace.
The largest and best-preserved delta in Europe, the Danube Delta, has over 3,000 square kilometers, out of which the biggest part is in Romania. It is the first place in the country included on the UNESCO World Heritage List, in 1991.
The delta is home of hundreds of bird species, as well as dozens of fresh water fish species, and also many mammals and plants too.