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01. Dacian Fortresses of the Orastie Mountains...Romania - Jun 17, 2010 7:40:00 AM
Bijuterii ale Romaniei in Patrimoniul UNESCO (V)Whole settlements and fortifications Sureanu Mountains is known as the Dacian Fortresses Orastie Mountains, mostly concentrated in the river basin, which became a tributary of the river Mures. Here we find, on an area of approximately 200 km2, numerous stone walls fortification system component Costesti-Dacian fortress, Costesti-Blidaru, Luncani Red-Stone, Directed Sarmizegetusa, Banita and Capalna.

Stretching to the foot of towering peaks, Dacian settlements and fortifications are equally amazing chance for visitors and experts in archeology, impressing the site well thought through and the monumental character variety of forms. Most civil construction, made of perishable materials, have not survived, so that an unauthorized person can hardly imagine their configuration and their number now. Others, however, wholly or partly constructed of stone blocks were preserved well enough that he could give an indication of their former greatness. The crystalline schists predominate Sureanu Massif - brittle and hard rock carving - so that the limestone for construction of Dacian fortresses was exploited and brought about dozens of kilometers, Magura Hill, located east of Calan and andesitic in Bejan career at Deva.

These vestiges Dacian unique in Europe and even throughout the ancient world, shows striking similarities with other sites around the pre-Roman Dacia. They testify about a flourishing civilization, superior in many respects to those developed by other European nations in the regions outside the ancient Roman Empire. In all cities find traditional strongholds systems combined (wave, palisade) with shaped stone. The latter, inspired by the Hellenistic world, were lifted from the mid century BC, with the participation of artisans coming from the Greek cities on the western shore of the Black Sea, demonstrated and points / groups Greek letters written on some blocks. Hellenistic wall of the wall consists of two carefully carved limestone blocks, which alternated with transverse blocks (tun) on the wall direction. The space between two rows of blocks filled with emplecton (crumbled stone and earth) well beaten. To avoid any lateral thrust to the emplectonului perfect compaction, block gutters are digging in "dovetail", where sat the heads of wooden beams which united both the wall. Dacian Wall (Murus dacicus) reproduces the Hellenistic wall, but except butisele. Dacian Fortresses were raised around shrines of stone and wood. Identified two types of religious buildings: circular and rectangular. The material used was made in this case from Magura Calan and Bejan.

Archaeological research in light of civil settlements, farms, workshops, ways, roads that cross the mountain peaks and traversing waterways, aqueducts terracotta, sewage systems, water tanks, sacred spaces, impressive fortifications - from the traditional , made of wood and earth walls, the strong fortress, surrounded by walls of limestone. In all these sites was found a large quantity of diverse archaeological material: pottery, tools and metal objects, weapons, bronze and glass objects, coins, pieces made of precious metals, etc.. Territory on which stood the capital of Dacia was inhabited sporadically and before the end of II century BC, the oldest discoveries (made from Cioclovina cave) dating from the Upper Palaeolithic period. Then, a few thousand years later, he established the first community in the area Indoeuropeans, Culture bearers Cojofeni Thracian ancestors.

Thracian tribes, the northern branch, the Geto-Dacians that was individualized by some peculiarities of language and the belief in immortality, configuring a tribal union located on the middle of Mures. By the end of II century BC and early next century, the center faction is in the city-fortress Costesti and draws its economic vigor, thus implicitly political power of manoasa Mures Valley, with its agricultural land excellent Metalliferous Mountains, with their gold deposits, and the Massif Sureanu rich in metal ores. Management reached sometime before the year 82 BC, managed to gather under Burebista scepter or Daco-Getian most tribal unions and to found a kingdom stretched from the Balkans to the Carpathian Mountains and forests in Moravia (the Czech Republic today) up on the shore of the Dnieper, the Boristene and Olbia. All Burebista concealed older kingdom and built other fortifications. They watched the main commercial roads of Dacia and to close those that crossed the Carpathians. Fortification work was continued by descendants Burebista so, within a period of two centuries, the kingdom if it was endowed with some 100 fortresses, of which 91 still operating in Decebalus.

Burebista reign (about 1982-1944 BC) Deceneu priest and close collaborator of the king, he stayed on the holy mountain of the Dacians, Kogaion, which was founded Sarmizegetusa. Although the vast dominion of Burebista was fragmented in the first four, then five parts, with the center core kingdom lasted Orastie Mountains. From there he started last and unification of Geto-Dacians, the work of his predecessors Diurpaneus, called Decebal - and that name remained in history. Burebista death, the leadership took a Deceneus and he also moved the capital from Sarmizegetusa Directed Costesti-fortress, the sacred mountain. From then on - or no later than the time of Comosicus, Deceneu successor - Dacian kings have accumulated three supreme power in the state: political, military and religious, which was perpetuated and during Decebal.

After the War of Trajan, took place in 101-102, Decebal was forced to partially dismantled fortifications, including those of capital, but in the years 103-104 which has rebuilt and even some of them developed. During the War of Trajan, 105-106, and immediately after that, all the Dacian fortresses were burned and destroyed by the Romans, except Sarmizegetusa. The latter remained a garrison of the first Romanian to repair the damage caused to wall during the siege, after which the city expanded to the dimensions that we know today. Garrison - a detachment of the Fourth Legion, Flavia Felix - remained quartered here throughout the reign of the Dacian fortresses are known Traian.Vestigiile natives from time immemorial, as a frequent point and place names: Castle, fortress, Blidaru, Gradiste, but have come to the knowledge of scholars with interest in history until later. The earliest written mention dates from the second half of XVI century, when it noticed the existence of a city - the fundamentals of sight and stone walls - situated in the mountains, not far from Orastie.

After further centuries of silence, the discovery of gold coin in 1784-1785 and especially after 1802, attracted the attention of authorities, an event followed in the years 1837 and 1847, by visiting some of the ruins to learn. Therefore, in the early twentieth century, Gabor said that the Gradistea Muncelului Teglas was the last refuge of Decebal. Systematic excavations led by professional archaeologists, but only began in 1924 under the baton of Professor Dimitrie Mihail Teodorescu, University of Cluj. Since then, with interruptions variables, they have continued under the leadership of Daicoviciu Constantine, Hadrian and John Glodariu Daicoviciu, so today known location of all remains important, even if they have not yet been fully investigated. Dacian fortresses ruins proving the existence of a flourishing economy based on widespread use of iron tools and the exchange activities, in particular with the Pontus Greeks and Roman Euxinus. Dacian capital defense system was the strongest and one of the most sophisticated defensive structures of the Dacian state.

Fortresses area was both the first (101-102) and in the second (105-106) war with the Roman Empire, the scene of fierce battles. But knowing the economic power of Dacia and skillful use of natural obstacles in the fight offered by steep mountainous terrain and impressive fortification system, we can find an explanation for the duration of military operations and prolonged resistance in front of people if invaders. Study sites and archaeological remains can shape an objective view of the level of civilization attained by the Dacians during confrontations with the Romans and offers the possibility of comparison with that achieved by other European nations at that time. Recovery of all tourist and scientific Dacian fortresses should clarify their legal status, their good management, and achieving key goals in the fields of infrastructure, expansion of archaeological research and conservation / restoration program remains on a long nationalized.
source: descopera
02. Jewels of Romania UNESCO Heritage - Apr 12, 2010 10:35:00 AM

 "United would make waves and would have absolutely no movement, but water would rot and would Bahu, if its temperature would be equal everywhere, mankind would decay into corruption, speculation and pornocratie, if not differences exist between peoples and especially cultural differences of life "- I quote from Eminescu.
I bumped into the news this opinion with a little while ago when we went to visit Bucovina "mural churches in northern Moldavia, the first half of XVI century" - this is the name of "catalog" painted churches of Bucovina, settlements located on the UNESCO World Heritage list. From among many such houses in the area can be found on the UNESCO list from Moldova, tree, Patrauti, Suceava (church dedicated to Saint George Saint John the New Monastery) Probota Voronet and Humor. Exceptional embodiment of "differences of culture and life, are called churches and landmarks of orthodoxy, some of them, most notably, parts of pilgrimage tourism. Instance, Voronet Humor and Moldova are really overrun by tourists (mostly foreigners, attracted just the "differences" mentioned earlier). A reflex reporting damage and psychoanalysis to "goat neighbor, many promotional materials for Voronet talk about it calling it" the Sistine Chapel of the East ". The uniqueness and originality are precisely the qualities that attract tourists to Voronet way likeness (however forced) the Sistine Chapel. History, culture and traditions, all born and gives identity (national), "would rot and would Bahu" and that no great movement in the absence of specific differences.

Say that some churches are heritage (good thing he) ultravizitate. There are also some whose reputation has yet to match their beauty: Shaft, Probota Patrauti. I linger a bit on the subject Patrauti because there is no how to get the chance. To get to Patrauti have to do to get there. How do you get? Get a map and search any place: a finding at about 10 km northwest of Suceava. Why go to Patrauti? Here's one reason: to know the young priest Gabriel Hera who with his wife Cristina, toils for raising the reputation Patrautilor proper place. The local church was built by Stephen the Great in the year 1487 and was meant to church of a monastery of nuns, the monastery that were to be cared for the wounded in wars. In itself, the church is a small jewel (is the smallest of the foundations of Stephen the Great). Exterior painting is done only on the west wall (the entrance of the church). The interior is adorned with a beautiful, rich and original paintings, whose restoration is working on for years and it will take yet. On how demanding is the fresco painting technique (here you will not go wrong, because any wrong coughing can not be corrected) as it is pretentious and expensive is to restore the same painting. The recipe, however, is simple: we need skilled craftsmen, time and money. Masters are, time is of God, the money is a problem. Not discourage him, but the priest Gabriel here.

Few visitors who come to Patrauti are "welcome note" of Michael, father wife Hera who knows and tells with grace, in several languages, as needed, the story of the church. Inside, the walls still wear wooden scaffolding. From year to year, but looks like scaffolding Herea father down - it was originally built to the top of the tower, now only about three highest levels. On leaving the church caught my attention a building that said Museum. Was the home parish, whose ground floor was transformed into a museum by the same parent trouble here. Why? Out of respect for the fact that that building was a model priest living in the middle of the community it serves and that was a landmark among members of the Movement Tree, the Romanian national movement in Bukovina in the second half of the nineteenth and early twentieth century. Herea parent plans do not stop there: "We intend to build in the future garden parish social and cultural center that will facilitate access to monuments in art history student in northern Moldova." Go to yourselves, at Patrauti " The man sanctifies the place "not just an empty promise.Sursa: descopera.ro
03. Unique in Danube Delta.......Romania - Mar 15, 2010 10:51:00 AM
 A natural paradise lies flowing Danube in the Black Sea, where the river ends its long journey of 2860 km (1788 miles) from the source or the Black Forest Mountains of Germany.
Centuries turn, delta area has expanded due to bring the river bank, forming a network of canals, lakes, islands covered with reeds, tropical forest, pastures and sand dunes that now cover an area of almost 5640 km2 (2,200 square miles).
This amazing land of water holds more than three hundred species of birds and countless fish species, from sturgeon to carp and perch, while the 1150 variety of plant species range from lianas on tree trunks, woven in oak forests to water lilies.
It is no wonder that UNESCO designated the Danube Delta as a "Biosphere Reserve".

Silence in a split second

For five thousand years, a small community lived in complete harmony with the amazing ecosystem of the Delta, earned his living by fishing, raising livestock and harvesting of reeds.
Villages where access roads are the only channels that pass through appear to be untouched by the passage of time.
As a guest, you can explore by boat this amazing natural haven of peace and calm a full, this experience making you imagine that you really broke a story in the pages of National Geographic.

Delta Exploration

The starting point for an adventure in the Delta is usually Tulcea, a city almost as old as Rome, situated close to where the Danube divides into three main branches, so where the meadow begins.
In Tulcea will find modern hotels and museums of natural sciences of the Delta. The city lies at a distance of 71 km (45 miles) of Sulina, almost as a settlement house, situated at the other end of the Sulina branch.
Between these two points can be cruises, during which tourists can admire, from comfortable decks of vaporaselor, flora, fauna and the delta villages.

Natural reserves

Eighteen reserves and protected areas "buffer" are spread throughout the Delta.
You can reach them crossing the narrow channel, passing by floating covered with reeds and near forests, in places where pelicans and cormorants gather to catch fish.
If you want to explore this land wild in silence, rent a rowboat and walk on the lower channels. For this purpose, you will need a permit from the Biosphere Reserve.

Miracles wilderness

If you stop in a village on the water's edge, you will find fishermen gatindu her own version of Russian Borsului fire outdoors.
Those who have more refined tastes may try Danube herring, croquettes of cod or fried sturgeon, which can be accompanied by tasty local wines Aligote, Muscat or Merlot, restaurants in Tulcea and Sulina.
The water kept wild makes you discover many amazing things. A trip to the Delta will remain unforgettable in every respect.
Source: Turism.ro
04. Palace of Culture Iasi...... Romania - Feb 16, 2010 8:16:00 PM

The construction was carried out between 1906 and 1925, the place of the old Royal Court, and is "" Guarded "by Stefan cel Mare (prince statue). Legend says that the initial draft were provided by 365 rooms, the building has 298 rooms with an area of approximately 36,000 m2. The front windows are 92 and 36 in the attic other ogive and two rows of rods. Now here there are four museums of national importance: Art Museum, Technical Museum, Museum of Ethnography of Moldova, Museum of History of Moldova. One side of the palace is dedicated County Library Gheorghe Asachi. Palace of Culture, known as effigy of Iasi was built in Gothic style and was one of the last official expressions of romanticism in architecture. The edifice, built between 1906 and 1925, is the creation of the most significant Roman architect ID Berindei formed Parisian school. On the decorative central hall stands out in a mosaic of images that are arranged concentrically bestiarum various representations of Gothic: double-headed eagles, dragons, griffins, lion. Above the hall there is a light which was initially arranged a greenhouse. The building was also equipped with modern facilities for that era, such as electric lighting, heater (pneumatic), ventilation system, thermostats, vacuum cleaners, which turn on all the basement, where there is power cars. Also considering the 14 fires in buildings above the Palace, the bridge carpenters ignifungat Berindei of a product called orniton, roof using a special material called eternity. The building, inaugurated on October 11, 1925 served as the Palace of Justice until 1955 when it was to host some of the most important cultural institutions of the city of Iasi, meeting today as the National Museum Complex "Moldova" Iasi. 
05. Black Church.......... Brasov Romania - Feb 3, 2010 10:16:00 PM

Black Church is an evangelical church located in the center of Brasov in Romania.Edificiul was built around 1380 (probably from 1377) in Gothic style. The church, originally Roman Catholic, was first known as the Church of Saint Mary.
Black Church in Brasov is the largest place of worship in Gothic style in Southeast Europei.Cu a capacity of about 5,000 people, the famous settlement of worship Brasov measures 90 meters long and 37 meters tall, with a turn of the Cross 65 meters.
original name of the Black Church is the Church Saint Mary?
most likely, the construction of this church started in 1377? The construction works were completed in 1477, stretching so for a period of 100 years. During this decade, however, the Church suffered as a result of the Ottoman invasion in the year 1421.
church was provided, initially, with two towers? Due to lack of funds, the second tower was not built before. The only tower of the Black Church was completed in 1514, with 37 years later than the rest of the building.
the bell tower are three bells impressive? The massive weight of 6300 kg and is the largest in Romania and one of the largest in Europe.
since 1542 to introduce religious services Evangelical-Lutheran Rite? They are kept in German and amend the statutes Black Church, by then Catholic, Lutheran church held in the humanist Johannes Honterus initiative.
Johannes Honterus, humanist and man of culture with important cultural and economic contributions to the development of Brasov area (he wrote the book, took the initiative to build a paper factory in Brasov, etc.), is buried in the Black Church?
after the devastating fire of 1689, when the Black Church was partially destroyed, there was a period of reconstruction of 100 years? This time was extended roof of the building and was renovated inside who may have been gaining a look Baroque Gothic influences.
for rebuilding the vaults of the church, badly damaged by fire, artisans were brought from abroad because the area lacked the necessary knowledge to rebuild them?
Current shrine of the Black Church, dated 1866, is built in Gothic style?
Buchholz organ which is in mechanical Black Church is the largest and unique yet functional in Southeastern Europe? The organ has 3993 pipes and 76 registers for even more music lovers still gives unforgettable moments in the weekly concerts that take place here.
in the Black Church is the most important collection of oriental carpets in South East Europe? Collected over time, the rich dowry rugs from Asia Minor Anatoly is comprised mostly from visitor donations.

Black Church in Brasov is the largest place of worship in Gothic style of south-eastern Europe. With a capacity of about 5,000 people, the famous settlement of worship Brasov measures 90 meters long and 37 meters tall, with a tower 65 meters of the cross.
Most likely, the construction of this church started in 1377, construction works were completed in 1477, stretching over a period of 100 years. During this decade, however, the Church suffered as a result of the Ottoman invasion in the year 1421.
The church tower are three bells impressive? The massive weight of 6300 kg and is the largest in Romania and one of the largest in Europe.
Buchholz Mechanical Organ which is in the Black Church is the largest and unique yet functional in Southeastern Europe? The organ has 3993 pipes and 76 registers for even more music lovers still gives unforgettable moments in the weekly concerts that take place here.
The Black Church is the most important collection of oriental carpets in South East Europe? Collected over time, the rich dowry rugs from Asia Minor Anatoly is comprised mostly from visitor donations.
06. St. Michael's Roman Catholic Cathedral in Alba Iulia Romania - Jan 29, 2010 6:39:00 PM
One of the oldest buildings in Transylvania, built by foreign masters, begun in Romanesque style and finished in Gothic style.
Built between 1246-1291 with subsequent additions and restorations (repairs on: 1718-1739, 1907-1917, 1950-1953), is one of the most valuable monuments of medieval architecture in Transylvania, is the same age with Notre Dame in Paris , with a late Romanesque style.
Built on an ancient basilica of St. Stephen's Catholic High, the first king of Hungary Roman Catholic Church was fully restored to the faithful enjoy the fulfillment of 1,000 years since the establishment of the Roman Catholic bishopric of Alba Iulia in Transylvania first (1009-2009).
An important part of the Cathedral is an organ dating from 1877 and restored today.
The ship is located south side of sarcophagus of John Hunyadi, governor of Hungary, that of his son, Ladislaus Hunyadi, and the ship north is the sarcophagus of Queen Isabella and John Sigismund, the first Prince of Transylvania and King (holder ) of Hungary.
In the apse of the northern side of the vessel can be seen some frescoes of the Renaissance.
This cathedral has its tomb of Huneadoara Iancu. She is now Cathedral Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Alba Iulia.

07. Pearl of Bucovina in Romania........Vatra Dornei - Jan 23, 2010 9:16:00 PM


Wah resort, known as the "Pearl of Bucovina", is situated at an altitude of 802m Dorna Depression, the distance of 112km and 89km of Bistrita Nasaud Suceava, the Golden Bistrita confluence with Dorna.
Located in northern Romania, in a depression of the Carpathians-Depression Dorna-Wah is a very sought after tourist location due to thermal waters, landscape, climate and facilities to practice skiing.
Natural Park in the center of the resort, famous for its squirrels and remember the famous casino resorts in Western Europe.
Wah is known as a resort for all ages is addressed to both people who want to strengthen the body through mountain climbing or winter sports, or who wish to rest in a tonic bioclimat incentive to beneficial influence on the nervous system .
From resort lift climb a distance of 3 km to the top of Black Hill to climb to 1300 m altitudine.Durata the lift is about 20 minutes, during which mountain lovers can admire the picturesque landscapes of several mountain massifs surrounding depression.
The resort offers its visitors recreation possibilities very different depending on the season. Thus, if the winter skiing remains the main way of relaxation and recreation along with ATV rides, in summer you can practice: rafting, ATV rides, mountain biking, extreme biking, paragliding, mountain walking routes, etc. .
A legend held in memory of Dorna, indicating the existence Dornei ever since the founding of the State of Moldova, linking the local name of a tragic love-founder Dragos Moldovan Voda.Acesta would love to shepherd local woman Dorina, which killed one a mistake and in memory of her, decided that the drama that took place near water bear her name.

08. Vlad Tepes Dracula and legend and truth .... - Jan 16, 2010 9:13:00 PM

In 1387 the king of Hungary to build a military-religious society called the Order of the Dragon. Order symbol was a dragon, and its purpose was defending Christianity and organization of the Crusades against the Ottoman Empire.
Vlad Tepes was born in 1431 in the fortress of Sighisoara. His father, Vlad Dracul, at that time was governor of Transylvania, depending on who was called by Emperor Sigismund. Tepes was a grandson of another great Roman prince: Mircea the Old (1386-1418). His father is first in Dragon and gets the nickname of Dracul.
In the winter of 1436 father of Vlad becomes ruler of Tara Romanesti.Vlad with his brother Radu as hostages are asked by the sultan of the Ottoman Empire.
Father and brother are murdered by those boyars Vlad vremuri.La age of 17 years helped by the army of the Ottoman Empire became the ruler of Tara Romaneasti (Wallachia).
Discontented boyars after several months he removed from power by Vlad.
After several years on the throne of Wallachia, Vlad returns and decides to take revenge on the boyars of Targoviste (capital of the country).
The Easter Sunday of 1459, he arrested all the boyar families who participated in the party in Munich. The oldest were impaled, and others were forced to walk on down the road one hundred miles from the capital, where they were made to build a fortress on the ruins of an ancient outpost.
For impaled boyars drew he named Vlad Tepes Dracula.
Dracula soon became famous because of its brutal methods of punishment. According to Saxon merchants of Transylvania, he often ordered to be skinned osândiţii skin, boiled, decapitated, blinded, strangled, hanged, burned, roasted, chopped, cast in stone, buried alive, etc.. Also, set to be cut victims nose, ears, genitals and limba.Însă favorite torture was impalement, from which the nickname Tepes, who pale.
Description method "impalement".
The aim was to crucify the man so that the victim would suffer terrible pain for hours or even days, until he was the soul.
Preparing a large stake, longer than the stature of a man who will lay the ground (rarely, cut and trim a thin tree), the tip is sharp as a nail and lubricated with tallow, to slip.
Therefore, the most common method to his executioners Impaler, prostrate victim, with arms tied behind his back and stick spike through the anus, then pulling both legs tied with ropes to the ankles. Then beat with a mallet in the other end of Tepe, careful to not pierce the two organs known to cause immediate death: liver and gravity inima.Tarusul was high and their duty. The man stood as crucified, in terrible agony, but the vital organs functioning. Dying with little suffering, thirsty, hungry and attack crows who came attracted by the smell.
Legend:
Almost any crime, from lying and stealing to killing, could be punished by Impalement. Being sure of the effectiveness of its laws, Vlad Tepes Dracula left, they say, large cup of gold to the central square of Târgovişte.Cana can be used by thirsty travelers, but had to remain in place. According to historical sources during his cup was not never stolen and remained almost unused.
After another legend, Vlad Dracul had staged a robbery (a bag with 50 gold) a country gentleman of advice, after which he, before the prince, claimed to be furaseră 100 coins. To lie to, was impaled.
One day all vagabonds and thieves in the country were invited to Româneacă princely court in Targoviste, at a feast. After they eat and drink ordered that Hall be closed and burnt. No one survived.
In early 1462, Vlad launched a campaign against the Turks on the Danube, killing over 38,000 people. Because emissaries refused to give turbanele down in front of it, Vlad made sure that the emissaries will keep them so, he ordered them to be nailing heads.
During an invasion, the Sultan, exhausted, came close to the capital, faced with a frightening view: Tepe claimed thousands of bodies of over 20,000 Turkish captives, a terrifying scene that was later dubbed "Forest Tepe.
Vlad the Impaler used to sign the "Dracula" or "Dracula" - son fuck - name, which then turned into Dracula.
In 1897, the Irish writer Bram Stoker published Dracula, Vlad Tepes who was famous throughout the world. Stoker read the stories about Dracula, published in the centuries XV - XVI and was shocked by the cruelty of his acts. And it was decided to choose as the main character. He read some books about Transylvania (the name is of Latin origin and means "land beyond the forest") and thought that the country "exotic" would be an appropriate setting for Dracula's deeds. In fact, Stoker used Vlad only as a source of inspiration, as in his novel, Dracula is not prince Vlad the Impaler, but a Transylvanian count living in a mysterious castle where he lured victims.
The collections of the British Museum Vlad is described as a monster, a vampire drinking the blood of man and a great lover of cruelty.
Further support the hypothesis that there is a real link between Vlad Tepes Dracula and the modern myth of vampires, Vlad the first vampire in the world.



09. Altar Stone Cave-The most beautiful cave in Romania - Jan 15, 2010 10:17:00 PM


The most beautiful cave in Romania is the Altar Stone Cave.
Although closed, pictures of the caves have been published worldwide, some of speleologists saying that is one of the most beautiful in Europe.
Located in Bihor Mountains cave was discovered by a student Daniel Carlugea during a camp held in 1984.
"I jumped and I fell on something rotten trees. Although it was hot outside I woke up to feel something cold on the back. I turned and found a cave mouth about one meter high. In the middle was a piece of ice that covered the entrance.
Entrance to the cave is through a narrow corridor of 3-4 m in which you have to plamani.Apoi get outta the air from a room the size of a football field with a fantastic echo.
Still going to get into a gallery in white so that the first explorers and gave them the following equipment and made into socks. Now enter a tracksuit and sneakers with white soles that are not dirty gallery.
Further Cave brings a Gothic cathedral, flanked by columns of 15-20 meters.
Finally cave ends with an exceptionally diverse landscape, adjusting it every few meters.
Cave summarizes four major galleries: Palace, Paradise, altar Geode and Bears. The landscape is of exceptional diversity, adjusting to every few meters. As has been vandalized several times cave has three gates. The first, consisting of several iron bars, was staged from the beginning. As has been pulled easily, by May 1989 to put a. Although it was a very complex mechanism, a novel speleologist, photographer caves, and it passed the second gate. Last gate was installed 4 years ago and was infallible. The closing involves a sequence of operations to be done in the established. "A Screw you open it harder or worse does not come off," explains Daniel Carlugea.

10. Dracula Castle..... Bran Castle the most beautiful castle in Romania! - Jan 3, 2010 7:52:00 PM


Certificate in 1377 Bran Castle is definitely the most beautiful castle and one of the most important tourist spots in Romania.
Located 30 km from Brasov city, the castle is very famous in the West and throughout the world are classified as one of the most beautiful castles in the world.
Besides beauty is named Castle Dracula's Castle.
Nick castle comes from the Romanian Country prince, Vlad Tepes ruled that sec. XV.
Dracula soon became famous because of its brutal methods of punishment. According to reports in Transylvania, he often ordered to be skinned osândiţii skin, boiled, decapitated, blinded, strangled, hanged, burned, roasted, chopped, cast in stone, buried alive, etc.. Also, set to be cut victims nose, ears, genitals and tongue.
 But torture was impalement favorite .... The victim was lying down .... The anus is cut a sharp wood long after that rises 3-4 m and weight make wood to infinga and harder until she emerged from throat or mouth.
One day all vagabonds, beggars and thieves in the country were invited to Româneacă princely court in Targoviste, at a feast. After they ate and drank, asked the prince if he never wants to stop being poor. After receiving an affirmative response, he ordered that Hall be closed and burnt. No one survived.
Paper-Bram Stoker's Dracula is not based directly on the rule of Vlad Dracula, but a fiction that takes place in Transylvania and England. Following the success of the novel, the fictional character Dracula Transylvania is associated.
Castle is visited annually by over 500,000 tourists.
Bran Castle owners are Dominic von Habsburg and his two sisters, as the heirs of Princess Elena.

11. Cultural and religious art museum Borzesti-Romania - Dec 20, 2009 9:52:00 AM



Between localities Adjud and 4 km from Onesti Onesti was cultural and religious art museum in town Borzesti.
Art Museum of Borzesti church was founded in 1994 and is located in the old school building Borzesti village founded in 1838.
 This church is at 217 items of heritage objects century. XVII-XX and religious worship in churches in the counties of Bacau County and cities.
The museum is located opposite the Borzesti Assumption Church, founded by Stephen the Great.
In this museum we find:
-old books dating from the years 1643-1795;
lime-wood iconostasis dating from the eighteenth century;
-Icons of XVIII century old wood;
- Shrine of yew wood - 1781;
- Objects and liturgical vessels of bronze, silver, silver plated;
- And priest vestments woven in gold thread and silver;
During the months of September-October Borzesti people still keep the memory of Prince Stephen Mare.In this they put on different Moldovan delights such as chicken pot, fried beans, grilled mushrooms, which add \ "papusoiul \" cooking or baking.
And when the vintage begins .... Stings go on.


12. Trajan Tropaeum Adamclisi -Romania - Dec 16, 2009 9:02:00 AM

Trajan Tropaeum memorial was Adamclisi village 60 km from Constanta.
In the winter of 101-102 D.C. there has been a great confrontation between the army and the Roman legions Dacian king Decebal Traian led.
It was built in honor of emperor Trajan as a tribute to defeat the tribes of the Geto-daci.A was built between 106-109 en
Triumphal monument is circular and has a height of 39 m, with a diameter of 38 m and has 54 all around the bas-reliefs representing scenes of battle.
In the battle died 3800 Adamclisi Roman soldiers and all soldiers atati Getae-Dacians.
The fight was so bitter that the emperor Trajan himself torn clothes to tie him wounded.
There also was also a mausoleum built in honor of a great Roman commander who, at the cost of his life, decided the victory of the year 102.
Modern buildings of the museum (inaugurated in 1977) includes numerous archaeological remains in the city and surroundings. In the central hall of colossal statue is on display trophy, inscription and frieze with weapons.
Tropaeum Trajan is one of the most important ancient monuments in Romania.



13. Histria-oldest settlement in Romania - Dec 12, 2009 11:35:00 AM


Histria
It is the oldest city in Romania attestation.
The colony was founded in 657 BC by Greek colonists from Miletus city.
At the time of building the city, the current Sinoe lake was a large open golf, golf has been closed because the lake became the waves of sand dunes to the Black Sea.
With an area of about 7 meters the city had a population of over 10,000 people and was equipped with defensive walls with towers and bastions and walls that can be seen today.
Near the fortress is a museum that traces can be seen and admired the culture of that time such as: tools, inscriptions, personal and household bathtub, pieces of preserved Greek temples and many other things.
During the VII century AD, the city was destroyed by Slavic and Avar attacks gradually deserted by its inhabitants and because of port blocking by sand dunes.

14. Resort Saturn ... Romania-Black Sea - Dec 9, 2009 2:36:00 PM


Saturn is the resort located close to the town of Mangalia, at 43 km from Constanta.
In addition to entertainment, the resort's strength is the existence of mesothermal springs and sulphurous mud therapeutic value, used in treating gynecological disorders and of the locomotor.
Saturn is a resort clean, cheerful, with a good beach and the accommodation tariffs are among the lowest.
Dining possibilities are many. Besides the restaurants that belong to the hotels, are open to many restaurants, brasseries, pizzerias.
Fundamentals of treatment is in 2 of the biggest hotels of the resort.
Here are using natural cure factors (sea water, mud, water mesothermal sulfur) in treating many diseases.
The procedures used are: hydrotherapy, physical therapy, electrotherapy, thermotherapy, herbal baths, mud treatments or paraffin, dried mud massages.
It is one of the most beautiful resorts of the Black Sea.
Romania is a tourist attraction worth visiting.
 
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15. Live Fire from Andreiasu-Romania - Dec 7, 2009 11:44:00 PM

It is a natural phenomenon due to emanations of gas from the earth forming some flames that burn permanently.
The fires come "from Andreiasu the Netherlands are located in Vrancea Subcarpatii on the right side of the valley at an altitude of 430mA Milcovului to a distance of about 50 km from Focsani.
Perimeter with gas emanations has an area of approximately 400 m2. Hydrocarbons reached the surface can be heated or burning themselves. Flames are colored, displaying various shades of yellow, red and even blue.
Heights vary widely, from 3-4 cm to about 50 cm during an earthquake and get up to 2 m.
For perimentrul entire annual flow is pareciaza methane 50t.

 Romania is a tourist attraction worth visiting.

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16. First well in Romania - Dec 4, 2009 4:13:00 PM
First well in Romania, dug by mechanical drilling and lining the wooden hoe type drill, at a depth of 150 m were made in 1861.
The probe is located between the cities and Comanesti Tg.Ocna.
In 1857, Romania became the first country in the world that extracts oil in commercial quantities: 275 tonnes annually.
At first, he continued, were digging the graves of the degraded oil is extracted, to reach richer in volatile substances used against scab or axle lubrication.
Peasants who had land from where they extract the crude oil extracted received 14% of production.
Had become so rich that it is said that gave the horses to drink champagne.
Now only drink champagne on special occasions ... 

Romania is a tourist attraction worth visiting.


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17. Recreational Complex at the salt mine TG.Ocna-Romania - Dec 1, 2009 3:31:00 PM
Main concern of mine is Tg.Ocna salt from salt extraction and processing.
The salt in this mine is extracted by the method of floors.
In one story there was a perimeter of about 1 ha is for recreation.
The temperature in the mine is constant 14 degrees regardless of season.
Place leisure is at a depth of 140 m above sea level.
Being surrounded by salt space is recommended only patients with respiratory diseases.
Inside was: gymnastic and sports areas, waterfall, souvenir shops, mini-football field, basketball, table tennis, internet, mobile telephone coverage.
Annual mine is visited by over 100,000 tourists

Romania is a tourist attraction worth visiting.

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18. Church and bridge in Borzesti built by Stefan cel Mare - Nov 28, 2009 2:37:00 PM



The church was built by Prince Stefan cel Mare (1457-1504).
It is in the village Borzesti Adjud locality situated between the towns and honest.
Legend says that when Prince was young he played in these places with other copii.Din play a child is related to a Tatar army navaleste stejar.In then tied to a tree and children fug.Ramas Tartars make a target child springs them.
Prince over 30 years we catch the son who Condos tatara.Impreuna with other Tartars army tried and killed in the spot where 30 years ago killed a child.
The tree which was about the child is cut and Stephen the Great built a church that is completed in 1494.
The church is built of river stone and resembles other churches from St. Stephen Moldavian. For binder seems to have used either eggs or animal blood.
The church has more than 1.5 m thick walls and windows are built so that soldiers can shoot springs from the inside but hard to hit the attackers from the outside.
Some of the paintings of that time there today.
At the entrance is the Museum of Culture and Art "
At a distance of up to 2 km is a bridge built in the reign of Stephen the Great bridge, which is today used lighter equipment.

Romania is a tourist attraction worth visiting.

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19. Marasesti..."This way not move"...Romania - Nov 21, 2009 11:21:00 AM

Mausoleum of Mărăşeşti is a monument to the heroes of World War.
The mausoleum was built between 1923-1938 and was formally inaugurated officially on September 18, 1938.
The confrontation of Mărăşeşti in August 1917 were 480 officers killed and 21,000 Romanian soldiers.
In memory of those who have sacrificed their lives in battles Marasesti was built Mausoleum "glory Heroes" as the entry reads.
In 1923, in front of the mausoleum, was established by an unknown soldier boy band. Boy's father died in World War I, being one of the thousands of unknown heroes. For it was the best student in the promotion, Sandulescu was appointed to choose the unknown soldier of 10 coffins placed in front of him.
"This way not move," said then General Eremia Grigorescu, Romanian Army 1. A sign of gratitude, he subsequently received the highest decorations and a samurai sword engraved with the words' here does not pass ".
They say Mausoleum of Marasesti requires a respect so great that Hitler himself, when the allied air force bomb Prahova Valley and threaten Moldova, Antonescu asked to send two subunits of Antiaircraft Marasesti to defend the Mausoleum.
The tourist potential is over 35,000 visors / year Opening hours are daily from 9:00 AM - 7 PM. The battle fire to a girl sitting next to names Mariuca John Zacharias roman.Acestia an observation post is discovered by the Germans and are only Mariuca impuscati.Ramasa climb trees near where the Roman artillery forward position germane.Tirurile artillery troops are led by a girl of 12 years.
Germans attack is stopped due to information provided by front and the Germans withdrew.
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20. Sovata-saving for women who want children. - Nov 15, 2009 4:29:00 PM
Standing-season resort, Sovata was first mentioned as a cure in place a document in 1597, but only spa in 1850. The town is situated at an altitude of 470-530 m to 60 km from Targu Mures. The reputation of the resort is made due to the 5 lakes: Bear, Alunis, Green, Black, Red, contains chlorinated water.

In summer temperature Bear Lake (the largest of the 5 lakes) is the area of 10-20 ° C, 30-40 ° C at a depth of 1 m and 40-60 ° C at a depth of 1.5 m.

The resort is recommended to those who have these ailments

- Gynecological diseases;

- Rheumatic diseases, inflammatory and abarticulare;

- Post-traumatic disorders;

- Neurological

As entertainment you can find here:

-ski Party

-disco

- Clubs with rooms for entertaining games

-swimming pools

-trip to visit the salt mines Praid.

Legend tells of a great leader in place that wanted a successor. His wife not knowing what to do he wanted to be drowned in Bear Lake but was saved by soldiers of the accompanying. After 9 months her husband gave a splendid boy. Over 60% of women who become pregnant after gynecological visit this small town.

Romania is a tourist attraction worth visiting.

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21. Aquarium of Constanta-Romania - Nov 7, 2009 10:12:00 AM

Situated right in front of the aquarium Constanta Casino invites you to make a fascinating foray into the wonderful world underwater. Here you can admire the aquatic fauna made up of local and exotic fish, both freshwater and saltwater.
Aquarium of Constanta was founded on May 1, 1958 and is visited annually by over 500,000 visitors.
Is the exclusive patrimony of fauna including aquatic and marine fish species.
The most important is the collection of sturgeon, one of the largest in the world and which is accommodated in the central basin that exceeds 50 tonnes.
You can admire the interesting species from the Black Sea coast (rays, sea cat, sea Calutul, dragon fish, scorpion fish) and migratory species in the Mediterranean (herring / mackerel ...)
We know several species of sturgeon that can be bred in captivity is the only fish in the world that produce the famous caviar.
A sturgeon can reach between 5-7 m and weighing over a ton.
An adult can produce between 3-4 million caviar.
Because these eggs are sturgeons to extinction price of a kg. eggs on the black market for 200-400 euro.

Romania is a tourist attraction worth visiting.

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22. Decebal-largest Dacian king-Romania - Nov 3, 2009 9:17:00 PM

Decebal-largest Dacian king.

With a height of 55 m and a width of 25 m Decebal's head is the largest sculpture in Europe. It is located near Orsova on the left bank of the Danube.


Decebal's head out of the pocket of the businessman Iosif Constantin Dragan more than 1 million. Hot rock was considered an amusement park by vipers but escaped with her life always with serum antiviperin. At the head is the inscription "DECEBAL REX - DRAGAN fecit" ( "King Decebal - made by Dragan")


Historian Dio Cassius makes the following portrait praise: "He was very skilled in the act of war and skillful, knowing how to choose the occasion to attack the enemy and withdraw in time. Abilities in the traps, was brave in battle, knowing how to use sleight of a victory to escape safely from a defeat"


How died Decebal?


When the siege in the capital city were more than 50,000 soldiers Sarmisegetusa daci.Armata Romanian people include 120,000 plus a resist technique avansata.


Dacii heroic struggle. Trajan was the aqueducts that supplied water to destroy the city and leaving soldiers without water.


La Dacians only 3 days after it surrendered Dacians (slaves are taken and sold in Rome) and the city was conquered and destroyed the ground. Decebal chased by enemy cavalry to not fall into enemy hands slave suicide.

Romania is a tourist attraction worth visiting.

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23. Sphinx of Bucegi.....Romania - Oct 28, 2009 8:06:00 PM


Sphinx of Bucegi Mountains is located at 2216 m altitude in the Bucegi mountains. It is combined in a sandstone and limestone rock that was carved by wind action resulting form now. Many historians went so far as to say that the Sphinx Gizeh, Egypt is a copy of the Bucegi Platform considering that the Sphinx of Bucegi has the same height as the Egyptian, from Gizeh. In all probability we have a representation of the supreme gods of time pelasgians. Pelasgians were preindoeuropene tribes that inhabited the region especially the Aegean Sea to the migration of Greek tribes, thus extending until Hellas, Asia Minor and Egypt. Geto-Dacians inhabitants of these realms 2,000 years ago a mountain sacred mountain believed that human sacrifices bringing Zamolxe supreme god.

Romania is a tourist attraction worth visiting.

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24. There is my country-Romania - Oct 21, 2009 8:48:00 PM


There is my country-Romania

Where are tall oaks
And as I grow tall oaks
Lad with strong hearts
What death in front of a concern

There were rocks and mountains where
And as the mountains do not budge
Voinicii those with gray hair
A frightened nostalgia

There is my country
My family and the Romanian
There I die I want
I want to live there

Where clear-I
And the serene sky smile
Women bearing on their own chest
Children as for fight increase

Where you meet
How long and wide your country
Elderly traces brave
Bone and those who fought

There is my country
My family and the Romanian
There I die I want
I want to live there

And see where thousands of piles
Under which were buried deep
Many enemies army
What we have tried to slavery

And where longing for estate
Always stood right
And male gallantry
To crown any man

There is my country
My family and the Romanian
There I die I want
I want to live there

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25. House of the People-pride Romania - Oct 18, 2009 10:15:00 AM

After the earthquake in 1977, Nicolae Ceauşescu ordered the "reconstruction" of Bucharest (Romania's capital) with a new city, so that from the years 1978-79, held the national competition for the reconstruction of Bucharest. House of the People has a length of 270 m and a width of 240 m, total height of the building is 178 m including 86 m from the ground and 92 m underground. With 12 floors the surface and underground 8 People's House is last in the Guinness Book of Records as the 2 building that area in the world (first being the Pentagon) and the third volume. The building has about 1,000 rooms, including 440 offices across 30 halls and saloons, 4 restaurants, 3 libraries, two underground parking, a concert hall, the rest of the room service. In 1989 the building costs were estimated at 1.75 billion U.S. dollars U.S., and in 2006 to 3 billion. Legend has it that - chief architect house initially, Cezar Lazarescu, rector of architecture, was demolished by accident, following the event, Lazarescu has made a stroke, leaving the place Anca Petrescu (architect seconds).
Romania is a tourist attraction worth visiting.

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