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UNESCO World heritage site.Sarmizegetusa Regia was the capital and the most important military, religious and political centre of the Dacians. Built on top of a 1.200 m high mountain, the fortress was the core of the strategic defensive system in the...

Colonia Ulpia Traiana Augusta Dacica Sarmizegetusa was the capital and the largest city of Roman Dacia.Built on the camp of the Fifth Macedonian Legion, the city was settled by the veterans of the Dacian wars. From the very beginning it received the...

Corvin Castle, also known as Hunyad Castle or Hunedoara Castle, is a Gothic-Renaissance castle from Hunedoara County, Romania.The castle was built in the fifteenth century by John Hunyadi (Iancu de Hunedoara).As one of the most important properties...

The Densus Church (also known as St Nicholas Church) in the village of Densus, Hunedoara County is one of the oldest Romanian churches still standing.It was built in the 7th century, with additions made in the 13th century on the site of a 2nd...

The Fortress is located on a top of a volcanic hill, one of the last branches of Poiana Rusca Mountains.From 1273 dates the first record about a military operation that involved The Citadel. Under its walls, the cumans are defeated by Petrus Chak...

In 1224 the city began to be surrounded by defensive walls, but in 1241, it takes place the Mongol invasion of Europe: Buriat's horde wins in two weeks Sibiu, Miercurea Sibiului, Sebesul, Orastia and Cenadul, causing great destruction and loss of...

UNESCO World heritage site.Costesti-Cetatuie Dacian fortresses, is part of the defensive system which includes six Dacian fortresses - Sarmizegetusa Regia, Costesti-Blidaru, Piatra Rosie, Costesti-Cetatuie, Capalna and Banita. All 6 have been named...

UNESCO World heritage site.The fortress was built in the first century BC, with the purpose to protect the area against Roman conquest.Costesti-Blidaru Dacian fortresses is part of the defensive system which includes six Dacian fortresses -...

Cave Bolii is a natural breakthrough accessible along its entire length, one of the few  this types caves  in country.Cave begins where the stream Jupaneasa is lost in the package of Jurassic limestones   through  a...

In Roman times, Baile Geoagiu were known as "Thermae Germisara" or "Germisara cum Thermis".The Roman thermal baths (Germisara) remained almost in the same form as in antiquity, being built in the current location of Geoagiu-Bai, into a circular...

UNESCO World heritage site. Piatra Rosie, which means Red Rock, was a Dacian hill fort two days march to the west from Costesti-Cetatuie, at Luncani in Bosorod municipality. It was built in two phases. In the first phase a long (102 m)...

UNESCO World heritage site.Banita Dacian fortresses is part of the defensive system which includes six Dacian fortresses - Sarmizegetusa Regia, Costesti-Blidaru, Piatra Rosie, Costesti-Cetatuie, Capalna and Banita. All 6 have been named UNESCO World...

Colt castle is dating from the early fourteenth century, when it was founded by Prince Candea.The castle is situated on the village Suseni, Hunedoara county road DJ 686, at the entry on the Rausor Valley and 3 km from the locality of Rau de Mori.Due...

Citadel of Malaiesti is a medieval citadel built in the late fourteenth century, by the princes of Salasu de Sus. The main tower ruins can be seen today.Citadel built entirely of stone, with a  inside ring and 4 towers.Contact and...

Colt Monastery is an orthodox monastery from Romania located in Rau de Mori commune, Hunedoara county. It is one of the first certified monasteries in Romania, built in the early century. XIV, somewhere in the years 1310-1315 by the Cândesti...

Prislop Monastery is an Orthodox monastery from Romania located near the village of Silvasu de Sus, Hunedoara County. For almost seven centuries it represents  one of the most important Orthodox religious settlement in Transylvania.The present...

Reserve Hateg-Silvut is the first Romanian reserve where European bison   made its reappearance. The reserve was founded in 1958 by bringing a pair of bison - Podarec and Polonkai - from Poland.The purpose of the reserve is the breeding and...

Dacian and Roman Civilization museum is located in Magna Curia (Latin High Court) or Bethlen Castle built in 1582. It is the oldest historic building from Deva.The museum holds an important thesaurus:Gold votive plates from Germisara, dating from the...

Germisara Roman camp, once known as the Cigmau Roman camp was a auxiliary unit camp, along with a civilian settlement, located south of Cigmau village, near the town Geoagiu, Hunedoara county.It is considered very important by experts, for that...

Church "Pentecost" from Ostrov village, Hunedoara county, is among the oldest Romanian monuments of wall preserved in Transylvania. The church was built in the fourteenth century and is an historical monument.The church, dedicated to the feast of...

Lolaia waterfall is located in the Retezat Mountains at an altitude of 1.050 m.The waterfall has a 15 meters fall and consists of two arms which surrounding a rock and then join together by falling in the basin digging of water.Contact and...

Clocota waterfall is located on the river Clocota. The waterfall registers a difference of about 20 m along the water and is due to the steep relief, with an extension of about 200 m horizontally and 37 m vertically.Contact and information:Address:...

Waterfall Maria is located in the Retezat Mountains at an altitude of 1.200 m, near Campu lui Neag.It consists of 4 steps, with a fall of 30 m.Contact and information:Address: Campu lui Neag, Hunedoara, RomaniaFrom Campu lui Neag follow the forest...

Lazaru waterfall is located in the Retezat Mountains, at an altitude of 1.300 m, near Campu lui Neag.It’s a cascade consisting of 2 steps, with a fall of 25 m.Contact and information:Address: Campu lui Neag, Hunedoara, RomaniaFrom Campu lui...

Dam "Valley of Fish" (Valea de Pesti) was built on the river Valea de Pesti between 1967 – 1973. It has a 56 meters height, which ranks 35 of the 246 dams in Romania.Lake "Valley of Fish" is an accumulation lake with a volume of 4.5 million...

Lake Gura Apelor is an accumulation lake located in western Retezat National Park at an altitude of 1.000 m.Dam Gura Apelor (Gura Apei) was built into the mountain, on the river Raul Mare, about 40 km from Hateg. It’s the largest rockfill dam...

The Retezat National Park is a protected area located in the Retezat Mountains, in Hunedoara County, Romania.The area shelters one of Europe's last remaining intact old-growth forest and the continent's largest single area of pristine mixed forest....

Geoagiu-Bai it is a permanent spa resort located 18 km north of Orastie and 46 km northeast of Deva, in a hilly area, at an altitude of 350 m, at the foot of the homonymous depression, in SE of Metaliferi Mountains at the confluence of rivers Geoagiu...

Rausor is located at an altitude of 1.250 m on the northern side of the massif Retezat, 10 km from the town Rau de Mori.The resort is situated in National Park Retezat, which houses a rich population of carnivores: bear, wolf, fox, otter, lynx, wild...

The resort is situated in Pasul Valcan (Valcan Pass), which is located in the eastern part of Valcan Mountains, at an altitude of 1.621 m on the county road (DJ664) Vulcan - Schela, road that passes through the western part of the National Park...

The resort is located 15 km from the Petrosani, in Parang Mountains at an altitude of over 1.000 mThroughout the expanse of  Parang mountains are found a peak over 2.500 meters, Parangul Mare, with 2.519 m and three peaks over 2.400 meters:...

Straja resort is the perfect destination for a beautiful holiday. Located near the city Lupeni at an altitude of 1.440 m on the Valcan Mountains.Valcan Mountains (maximum altitude Oslea Peak - 1.946 m) is situated in the south-western Carpathians...

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