Romania Travel Guide

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About Romania Tourism

The Land of Dracula is a mythical and charming world, with a rich cultural history, traditional folklores, and pristine natural landscape formed by equally awe-inspiring Carpathian Mountains. Add some jaw dropping mediaeval castles, virgin forests, Romani gypsies, witches, vampires, giants, ghosts, heroes and fairies and what will you get is a first-hand experience of a land which seems emerged out of a fantasy novel. Welcome to Romania, the country with a medieval world charm.Romania is located in South-eastern-central Europe and it’s bordered by Hungary, Serbia, Ukraine, Moldova and Bulgaria. Romania has a rich history which almost dates back to the pre-historic times. The region was part of the Roman Empire. In the medieval times, the region was part of the Ottoman Empire before establishing the first independent kingdom following a union of the principalities of Wallachia and Moldavia. Transylvania joined the country after the First World War. Following the disastrous Second World War, Romania became a communist country. Democracy finally arrived in December 1989 following the Romanian Revolution.  Romania's climate ranges from temperate to continental. The average weather is pleasant round the year with very chilly winters. The summers are quite pleasant as well making it the ideal time to visit the country. The demographics of the country comprises of 89% of Romanians and other ethnic minorities include Hungarians, Roma, Ukrainians, Germans, Turks, Lipovans, and Tatars. This European country has a very high human development index with an upper-middle income. More than 90% population of Romania follows Eastern Orthodoxy and speaks Romanian language. Romania has been the home of influential artists, musicians and inventors and tourism plays an important role in the GDP of this country. Today, Romania is a beautiful country with plenty of unspoilt natural resources and tourist attractions. Numerous well preserved castles in stunning location, beautiful agricultural farms, rich local folklore and dancing Gypsies fight for a traveller’s attention. The Carpathian Mountains offer plenty of memorable hiking trails and the Danube Delta is perfect for enjoying fishing and studying wildlife. Country capital Bucharest is a dynamic European city with all the very best modern facilities. Nightlife, football and European Union discussion dominates the various pubs and bars. Romania seems to enthral every visitors with its local culture and tourist attractions.

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