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Romania in 2020: Country & People
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Romania in 2020: Country & People

Explore Romania’s culture and history, and discover top attractions with ease, on this adventurous 7-night tour. Follow a guide through Bucharest and admire famous landmarks including the Arch of Triumph, Cotroceni Palace and Victory Square. Delve into the Olt Valley, discover medieval history in Sibiu and visit 15th-century fortified churches around Biertan. You'll also take in sights like the Clock Tower and the Covered Staircase in Sighisoara, and visit the UNESCO-listed monasteries of Bucovina. This is very much an interactive tour, allowing travellers to see the sights and meet local people.
$1,297.97 per adult
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Mihai Preda wrote a review Sep 2020
Bucharest, Romania25 contributions2 helpful votes
If you are interested in history and you like the medieval age, this is a place to visit. The place is a bit off the National Road but it is worthy visiting. As you arrive in the center of the village you will see the cgurch on top of the hill. There's a shop inside where you can buy tickets, maps, boks and different souvenirs.
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Date of experience: September 2020
Deco wrote a review Sep 2020
Sibiu, Romania22 contributions
The ticket costs 10 lei. But this location doesn't inspire anything wow. It seems like a normal but fortified church to me. You can see some beautiful landscapes, but related to the church, to the past there and that's it.
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Date of experience: August 2020
Jar Mitt wrote a review Feb 2020
16 contributions4 helpful votes
This is really one of the greatest churches in shy village near Medias, in the hear tof Transilvania. You must see it, if you travel around. I recommend accomodation in Richis, in Annas Pension - the green house.
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Date of experience: May 2019
Eugenia F wrote a review Jan 2020
Targu Mures, Romania386 contributions29 helpful votes
I was with my family. We pay for entrance 10 lei but is for nothing. The church is poorly preserved, a nasty smell inside. I saw other fortresses or churches much more beautiful.
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Date of experience: January 2020
118val wrote a review Jan 2020
Shepparton, Australia139 contributions35 helpful votes
The Church is perched high on a hill in the middle of the village. Walking to the church we passed a number of stalls and I stopped to watch a man hand carving bowls, the items were reasonably priced. The Lutheran Church dates back to the late 15th century has a beauty in the simplicity of the interior decoration. It features painted pews, a pulpit carved from a single piece of stone and an organ. There is an ingenious lock that protects the most valuable goods of the church. We found having a knowledgeable guide really beneficial explaining the history attached to the church.
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Date of experience: October 2019
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