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A Unique Attraction in Transylvania

Advantages: A good day out
Disadvantages: Not free to visit, can't take your own food inside

Introduction February in northern Romania can be very cold but when we visited earlier this year there was very little snow, except for on the mountains but it was very cold, with temperatures plunging to an eye watering -25 degrees. We had plann ...

micksheff 13.08.2017 · Read full review
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Review of Salina Turda, Turda

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"How not to decorate" Romanian style

Advantages: Attractive and interesting attraction, good value for money, don't have to pay to see grounds
Disadvantages: Decor quite tasteless in parts

Romania's Bran Castle is understandably one of the country's most visited tourist attractions; the somewhat tenuous association with Vlad Dracul - aka Count Dracula - draws thousands of visitors to explore this rather attractive but (for me) slightly disa ...

fizzytom 23.04.2009 · Read full review
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Review of Peles Castle, Sinaia

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A walk in the King's park

Advantages: beautiful view and interior, tour guides in international languages, site in english, good prices
Disadvantages: no group discount for tickets, photography and video fees for the interior, visiting hours

...I think this is one of the most beautiful places to visit in Romania. The Castle build at the initiative of King Charles I of Romania and, according to the Peles National Museum site, it has about 160 rooms - I never tried to count them.I have ...

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Review of Peles Castle, Sinaia

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A Palace with Promise

Advantages: Helps put Romania in context, an astounding building
Disadvantages: Uncomfortable history, vulgar and ostentatious decor

Pol Pot, Adolf Hitler, Josef Stalin….the twentieth century certainly had its share of unpleasant and tyrannous leaders. Romania’s Nicolae Ceausescu must surely rank near the top of the list - if there were league tables for nastiness then he would likely ...

fizzytom 24.06.2007 · Read full review
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Review of Palace of Parliament (Palatul Poporului), Bucharest

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Romanian's greatest treasure!

Advantages: Impressive and magnificent building ETC, ETC, ETC,.......
Disadvantages: It doesn't have disadvantages.

Great things asked always great sacrifices. These are the rules of our world. Some peoples try to create something without thinking to the consequences. The same thing happened in Romania. Everything started in 1977 when Romania was almost ru ...

Theconqueror 09.02.2006 · Read full review
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Review of Palace of Parliament (Palatul Poporului), Bucharest

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