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Top 5 Cities In Romania That Will Attract You

Romania is a southeastern European country known for the forested region of Transylvania, ringed by the Carpathian Mountains.

Its preserved medieval towns include Sighişoara, and there are many fortified churches and castles, notably clifftop Bran Castle, long associated with the Dracula legend.

Bucharest, the country’s capital, is the site of the gigantic,  Communist-era Palatul Parlamentului government building. Romania is an incredibly safe and pleasant country for people from all around the world, however,

Romania has its own security and personal safety risks that you must be aware of. We will be exploring some of the best  cities in the country below; 

1. Bucharest 

This is the country’s capital and commercial center. Its iconic landmark is the massive,  communist-era Palatul Parlamentului government building, which has 1,100 rooms. Nearby, the historic Lipscani district is home to an energetic nightlife scene as well as a tiny Eastern  Orthodox Stavropoleos Church and 15th-century Curtea Veche Palace, where Prince Vlad III  once ruled.

Bucharest was once known as the “Paris of the East” and this is because of its Art  Nouveau architecture and grand municipal buildings, often French-designed. This faded grandeur is now mixed with utilitarian buildings left behind from decades of communist rule. 

2. Brasov 

This is a city in the Transylvania region of Romania, ringed by the Carpathian Mountains. It’s known for its medieval Saxon walls and bastions, the towering Gothic-style Black Church, and lively cafes. Piaţa Sfatului (Council Square) in the cobbled old town is surrounded by colorful baroque buildings and is home to the Casa Sfatului, a former town hall turned local history museum.

It is famous for its medieval sites, from fortifications walls, and towers that enclosed the city hundreds of years ago to old bastions that survived almost intact for centuries. 

3. Constanța 

Constanța is a city on the shores of the Black Sea, in southeastern Romania. Its long history,  which goes back over 2,000 years, is documented at the National History and Archaeology  Museum, near the port. The adjacent Roman Mosaics complex displays tiled floors dating back to the 4th century A.D. Nearby, the Great Mahmudiye Mosque is furnished with a vast  Persian rug, while its towering minaret overlooks the city. During the summertime,  Constanta is a place you need to be.  

4. Cluj-Napoca 

Cluj-Napoca is a city in northwestern Romania, is the unofficial capital of the Transylvania  region. It’s home to universities, vibrant nightlife, and landmarks dating to Saxon and  Hungarian rule. Surrounding its central square, Piața Unirii, is the Gothic-style St. Michael’s  Church and the dramatic Matthias Corvinus Statue of the 15th-century king. The baroque-era  Bánffy Palace is now a museum showcasing Romanian art.  

5. Sibiu 

Sibiu is a city in Transylvania, central Romania. It’s known for the Germanic architecture in its old town, the legacy of 12th-century Saxon settlers. Around the city are the remains of medieval walls and towers, including the 13th-century Council Tower. In the upper town, 

Brukenthal Palace now houses the Brukenthal National Museum, with European paintings.  The nearby Evangelical Cathedral has gravestones on its walls. 

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