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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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The Black Church: the legend of the mysterious statue of a boy and the bullets in the walls

The Black Church is one of the most impressive religious edifices in Romania. It is located in the center of Brasov City, Romania. Its construction began in the 14th century as a Roman Catholic structure and it was known as … 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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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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