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Reviewed November 10, 2018 via mobile

We went to Sarmisegetusa from Petrosani. The driving in the area is amazing in the autumn. You can park the car in the parking lot and you walk up for about 2km. It wasn't busy with visitors so it was nice and quiet and the...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank kathycretu
Reviewed October 15, 2018 via mobile

A place to connect with nature. You must walk 2 km up to the site, but it it is worth when you arrive and see everything. Really worth the visit!

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank gherguandreea
Reviewed October 9, 2018

The site has the ruins of the ancient Dacian civilization. It is very well preserved and when I visited I had the opportunity to see archaeologists excavating parts of the old road. I went to sarmizegetusa when I was in Sibiu. To go there you'll...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Fernando K
Reviewed September 29, 2018

After a few weeks touring Romania, Sarmizegetusa Regia was one of my favourite spots. There is a long, twisting drive through the hills, and then a walk up to the top from the parking. This has allowed the site to be very quiet and peaceful....More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank davidgM9151KD
Reviewed September 27, 2018 via mobile

Sarmizegetusa Regia should not be confused with Ulpia Traiana Sarmizegetusa, the Roman capital of Dacia built by Roman Emperor Trajan some 40 km away, which was not the Dacian capital. Was the capital and the most important military, religious and political centre of the Dacians...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank TibsIdou
Reviewed September 9, 2018 via mobile

This is a fair hike from the various cities around it but definitely worth it. Amazing nature and scenery not to mention the actual historical site. The road to get there is very narrow and winding along a water stream , so no speeding here....More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Traveler2009
Reviewed August 28, 2018

An ancient site surrounded by beautiful natural beauty. It requires a long pleasant drive to get there and some hiking to see all it has to offer. Very quiet, contemplative and peaceful. But also requires quite a bit of imagination how this may have originally...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank James M
Reviewed August 16, 2018 via mobile

Been here to do some meditations on this high energy place. The history of this place is very interesting. Nature is amazing , you can feel the peace from the gates

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed August 6, 2018

There are 2 thousand years of history under these mysterious rocks. You can almost feel the energy. We had an unpleasant surprise as the car road to this place was closed, and obviously we were not aware of this, but it eventually made up for...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank ina g
Reviewed July 6, 2018 via mobile

Good to see something from pre-Roman times. While there isn’t a great deal left from the time, the site gives a good impression of what it must have been like lost amongst the trees on this artificial plateau. It is off the beaten track, with...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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November 29, 2018|
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Response from TibsIdou | Reviewed this property |
From the parking lot it’s not much left behind. There’s a distance around 1 km which can be walked in 15 minutes with no rush. The way up is all safe even over winter time as it’s paved with flat rocks, sewers on the edge of... More
July 11, 2018|
Response from EugenC | Reviewed this property |
Buna! Este o alee pavata, panta e moderata. Am vazut 2 cupluri care aveau copii in carut. Da, poate fi putin solicitant sa impingi carutul la deal, dar pana la urma nu te fugareste nimeni, ruinele nu pleaca nicaieri... More
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Response from Sorin D | Reviewed this property |
By car: 1) București-Pitești-Rîmnicu Vîlcea-Sibiu-Alba Iulia-Orăștie-Costești-Grădiștea de Munte-Sarmizegetusa Regia: 407 km 2) Brașov-Făgăraș-Sibiu-Alba Iulia-Orăștie-Costești-Grădiștea de Munte-Sarmizegetusa Regia: 277... More