Positioned halfway between the Equator and the North Pole, Romania is the 12th largest country in the South-Eastern Europe. Many think since the country once under Soviet rule or former Eastern bloc country, there is nothing interesting there to watch or speak about. That is misleading. Romania is one of the most beautiful places in Eastern Europe, attracting mass tourism and welcoming people from all walks of life.
Romanian has wonderful tales which have generated curiosity globally. Firstly, the tales of the supernatural which had been circulating in Romanian folklore for centuries and secondly the legend stories Romania is enveloped. There is a traditional story over how the city of Bucharest was founded on the banks of the Dambovita River by a shepherd named Bucur, which literately means “joy.”
His amazing skills and mastery in playing the flute won the heart of many people and again his hearty wine from nearby vineyards beloved him to the local traders, who gave his name to the place, hence Bucur becoming one of the famous places in Romania. The country’s interesting museums continue to attract tourists to Sibiu. No doubt Sibiu, the most important museum center in Romania, was declared the best tourist destination of the year in Romania, according to a press release released by the Sibiu Town Gall.
The country’s beach holidays and cultural entertainment during summer are appealing and satisfying, while in the winter Scale Winter Sports in the Transylvania Alps welcome tourists. According to national tourism of Romania, the National Union Museum in Alba Iulia attracted over 8,000 people, while some 8,500 the Brukenthal Museum in Sibiu, attracted some 8,500 visitors and National Museum of the Romanian Peasant in Bucharest also attracted over 13,400 visitors.
The Brukenthal National Museum, which is the oldest in Romania and the ASTRA National Museum Complex, and the largest open-air museum in the county generate tourists, at least half a million visitors each year, according to the directors of the two museums, making Romanian not only one of the most adorable but also a place of multitude beautiful traditional festivals.
Do you want to know the reason those who visit Romanian always want to come back? Romanians are generally friendly and respectful. With wonderful and tasty dishes tourists feel exactly like home. Delicious delicacies such as Mititei, a seasoned grilled sausage with garlic, Borsch, cabbage soup with bran, or chiorba, a soup of lamb, mushrooms, and other meats and vegetables, are often served as a first course.
Main dishes are usually meat-based, such as tocana, a pork stew flavored with garlic and onions. Other popular dishes include sarmale, cabbage leaves stuffed with rice and meat, and mamaglia, a cornmeal dish often served with poached eggs. Vegetables are served as side dishes. Typical desserts include plancinte, a kind of pie, and baclava, a pastry made of nuts and honey. The classy affordable restaurants and hotel speak for it selves.
Romania can be enjoyed in many ways. Many prefer to come to the country by air through their glamorous airports such as the international airports Bucharest-Otopeni, Constanta-Mihail Kogalniceanu , Timisoara and Arad. International express trains connect the main central European capitals with Bucharest, making railway travelling comfortable and interesting.
The country’s beautiful port invites passenger boats also to operate on the Danube and the new European river way Rotterdam-Constanta, including the Romanian Danube Canal-Black Sea. The idiom ‘All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy’ might be conceived by an idealist who knows the truth. The only way to enter into the heart of a lady is to know her, Romania invites you.