Category Archives: Extraordinary HIDDEN places to visit in Romania

Bucharest unknown: the secret exhibit hidden in the floor of a subway station

Bucharest subway (Bucharest metro – Romania)  was built mainly in the communist era. The communist architectural touch can easily be noticed in all the subway stations. Even the dim light is a reminiscence of that regime, as the authorities of … Continue reading

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The Legend behind the Bridge of God or how was the Devil banished from his hide-out

The Bridge of God is a natural formation in the south-western part of Romania, near Ponoarele village, in Mehedinti county. It is one of the three natural bridges in the world (there are two more – one in France and … Continue reading

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Curtea de Arges Monastery: the legend of the pregnant woman trapped inside the walls and the death of master Manole who tried to fly with wooden wings

Curtea de Arges Monastery is an interesting edifice in Romania whose beauty is surpassed only by the legends told from generation to generation about its construction and the human sacrifices made in the name of eternity. The tombs and the … Continue reading

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Dark legends on the streets of Bucharest – part I: The desperate orphans, The House of Black Blood and an agonising death in Hotel Cismigiu

Bucharest, the Capital of Romania, can be an extraordinary city to visit if you know where to go and what do you want to see. Bucharest is a mix of styles and history. It is a unique place where modern … Continue reading

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The 7 Stairs Canyon. A breathtaking experience in the core of a mountain. Beware! 7 ladders and 7 mini-heart attacks

The Seven Stairs Canyon (or Seven Ladders Canyon) is a breathtaking attraction in Romania, near Brasov, one of the most beautiful cities in eastern Europe. The trip to the 7 Stairs Canyon can be done in one day and it’s … Continue reading

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The Bridge of Lies: three legends in the heart of a beautiful medieval Romanian city

The Bridge of Lies is a bridge that can be found in the old center of the magnificent city of Sibiu, one of the best-preserved medieval towns in Europe. This is Romania’s oldest cast-iron bridge and it was built in … Continue reading

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Poenari Castle, the Fortress of Vlad the Impaler – an incredible landscape, a piece of history and a bloody legend

Poenari Castle, also known as Poenari Citadel or Fortress, is a ruined castle in Romania, on the cliffs of the mountains (at a height of 860 meters), notable for its connection to Vlad the Impaler. The construction of this castle … Continue reading

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