Posts Tagged: transylvania

Top 4 Churches of Sibiu

No matter where you might tread in Romania, you cannot omit visiting the city of Sibiu (also known as Nagyszeben) located in the Transylvania administrative region. Built and maintained largely by the Transylvanian Saxon community, its narrow streets, moody buildings and exquisite parks are unrivalled. You might even catch street bazaars here and there or… Read more »

4 Must-See Castles in Transylvania

Corvin Castle

No matter where one might tread, one cannot ignore the sheer awesomeness of the local castles. Since most of the world is dotted with exquisite ancient buildings, we could not help but wish to acquaint you with the fabled (and sometimes deemed scary) castles of Transylvania. While no werewolves or vampires are likely to strike… Read more »

Top 4 Sights in Cluj-Napoca

Botanical Garden

Did you know that the city of Cluj-Napoca is considered the heart of Transylvania? Well, this, of course, could not have come without merit as it truly is one of the most spectacular cities of Romania. Riddled with universities, clubs, pubs, and all manners of interesting restaurants, it has become so culturally-flamboyant that it cannot… Read more »

Top 4 Sights in and around Brașov

Brasov

If you happen to be visiting the Transylvanian city of Brașov, you might have already drawn the conclusion that it is one of the most sight-heavy parts of Romania. With a Hollywood-like sign overlooking the valley, Brașov is surrounded by dense forests and quite a vast wilderness. Yet it is not the wildlife that we… Read more »

Top 5 Churches of Cluj-Napoca

There are countless travellers out there who are more than interested in the most exquisite religious structures of the world. For this particular reason, we are going to dissect the churches of the Romanian city of Cluj-Napoca and their peculiarities. If you happen to be visiting Transylvania, be sure to hop into its “heart” and… Read more »

6 Things to Know Before Visiting Transylvania

Since the release of Bram Stoker’s renowned novel, Dracula, Transylvania has garnered quite a gothic reputation. Visitors from all over the world flock to this wonderful land and try their best to immerse themselves in the atmosphere that it is deemed to possess. While not many vampires live there nowadays, it still is a moody… Read more »

Visit Cluj-Napoca – The Heart of Transylvania (Part II)

Visit Cluj-Napoca

Visit Cluj-Napoca This is not the first time that we visit Cluj-Napoca, one of the most prominent and iconic cities of Transylvania (Romania). Before pressing on, please read the previous article pertaining to the city: “Visit Kolozsvár/Klausenburg/Cluj Napoca in the Heart of Transylvania”. Now, since we have already discussed many aspects pertaining to the cultural… Read more »

Visit Sibiu – The Echo of the Saxons

With a population of nearly 150.000, Sibiu is the capital of Sibiu County. Its location in the southern part of Transylvania, Romania, makes the city one of the most idyllic places to live in. This is not only due to its lush and vibrant natural surroundings but also to its calm, prosperous and moody atmosphere…. Read more »