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Dacian Fortresses of the Orastie Mountains

Address: Romania
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Ranked #223 of 318 Attractions in Transylvania
Type: Ancient Ruins, Sights & Landmarks
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Type: Ancient Ruins, Sights & Landmarks
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2013

the place is amazing, a real romanian stonhenge. there are plenty of legends about the energy, the hidden tresures and all kind of things. the view is great, too bad that the acces is not very friendly. either you go by foot, either by a 4x4 SUV. too bad there are no touristic facilities:no guide, no story, no explenations. just... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2010

This is one of the UNESCO World heritage sites filled with mistery and little known. http://whc.unesco.org/en/list/906 The legends of the Dacian gold treasures are everywhere in the Hunedoara county, central Romania. The greatness of the almost 3000 years old history of the Dacians (Romanians ancestors) is very well reflected in this historical sit, where their main religious center flowerished until... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2009

I've seen Egyptian, Maya and Inca sites , and the Dacian site Sarmisegetusa doesn't compare to any of these, because there's only a very small part of the ancient greatness of this place that is still standing . After conquesting Dacia, the Romans made sure they destroy the sacred place of Dacian civilisation , and of course rip off the... More 

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