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The Merry Cemetery (Cimitirul Vesel) is a cemetery in the village of Sapanta, Maramures county. It is famous for its colourful tombstones with naive paintings describing, in an original and poetic manner, the persons that are buried there as well as...

Since 1932, the Vaser Valley Railway, known locally as the "Mocanita" has been in almost constant use. Trains run into the valley six days a week to transport wood down to a processing plant in Viseu de Sus. The Mocanita is therefore the only...

Horses waterfall (Cascada Cailor) is situated near the tourist resort Borsa, in the NE part of Rodna National Park.It is located at an altitude of 1.300 m, with a water fall long of 90 meters. It is the largest waterfall in Romania.Water collected in...

Blue Lake is located in Baia Sprie on the southern slope of Hill Mine at an altitude of 530 m, with an area of 0.5 hectares and was declared a protected area in 1977.The lake formed by the collapse of old mine workings during the years 1919, 1920....

The Sighet Prison was a prison in the town of Sighetu Marmatiei, Maramures County, one of the most notorious political prisons in Romania. Immediately after the establishment of communist regime, in Romania were imprisoned the intellectual, political...

Peri Monastery was established in 1998, in the village Sapinta, with the desire to reproduce the historical tradition of the ancient monastery St. Michael the Archangel, founded by voivods Dragotesti in 1391, in Peri, Maramures, now on the territory...

UNESCO World Heritage Site. Church dating from the second decade of the seventeenth century, is with a century older than the lowland wooden church, the second wooden church in the village and one of the oldest preserved in Maramures.In its...

A second wooden church in Ieud, in plain or valley, was built by the archival documents in 1712, or after the tradition in 1717. The interior was decorated in Byzantine style in 1765 by painter Alexander Ponehalschi. The place is dedicated to the...

UNESCO World Heritage Site.The church of Saint Nicholas ("Lower Budesti") in the village of Budesti, Maramures region is representative of the characteristic wooden churches of Maramures with double eaves.The wooden church at Budesti Josani was dated...

Wooden Church from Budesti Susani, commune Budesti, Maramures district, dates from 1760. Is dedicated to "St. Nicholas". The church is a historical monument. The iconostasis is older, built in 1628, as the result of a Slavonic inscription located on...

UNESCO World Heritage Site.Known as “Poienile Glodului Wooden Church”, the church is in the historical region of Maramures and was built in 1632 by the community.It is one of the most beautiful and best preserved wooden churches of...

UNESCO World Heritage Site.Built in 1720, the Church of the “Presentation of the Virgin in the Temple” is a World Heritage Site in Barsana, Romania.It features some of the most representative baroque indoor murals in Maramures. The mural...

Barsana Monastery was built in the middle of the sixteenth century, by the family of voivod Dragos, on one of their properties. The first documents regarding Barsana Monastery dates from 1390. In a document of July 21, 1390, concerning the...

UNESCO World Heritage Site.Taking into account that all parietal and iconostasis were made ​​in 1780, the church was probably built a few years before decorating them.The inside painting of the church has been preserved in good conditions,...

UNESCO World Heritage Site.The wooden church from Surdesti, dedicated to the Holy Archangels was built in 1766 by master Ion Macarius. The church is distinguished by its impressive tower raised over the entrance.Overall height is assessed at 54 m,...

UNESCO World Heritage Site.The wooden church from village Plopis, commune Sisesti, Maramures County, dates from 1798. It’s dedicated to "St. Archangels Michael and Gabriel".Was built between 1796-1798, from beams assembled in system "Blockbau",...

UNESCO World Heritage Site."Holy Archangels Michael and Gabriel" from village Rogoz, Maramures County is one of the most interesting and valuable church in Transylvania. The building is dated, by tradition in 1663, a moment supported by the...

The Sarbi Susani church stands in the village of Sarbi, in the region of Maramures, in Romania. This church is representative for the oldest wooden churches of Maramures, with only one level of eaves.Wooden Church of Sarbi Susani is a historical...

The Josani wooden church, village of Sarbi, Maramures, was built of oak around the year 1685. This is the foundation of the noble family Dunca, who ruled the lower part of the village. They were patrons of the church continuously until the late 18th...

In 1469, November 9, through a privilege document, King Matthias Corvinus allows city Baia Mare to raise stone walls for defense, walls that were guarded by seven towers.The Polish troops besieged the citadel in 1490 and managed to conquer it.John...

Stephen's Tower (Turnul Stefan) is a tower located on Citadel Square in Baia Mare, Romania. Over 40 metres high and built in a neo-Gothic style, it is a symbol of the city.Eventually used for strategic observation and detecting fires, Stephen's Tower...

History Museum in Baia Mare holds important collections of medieval history, medieval weapons, medieval archeology, clocks, mining equipment, and books.A part of the harness and weapons of Pintea the Brave is here.The thesaurus is very...

Pietrosu Peak is the highest mountain peak (2.303 meters) from Rodna Mountains.It is, also, the highest peak in the whole chain of the Eastern Carpathians, being divided between Maramures and Bistrita Nasaud counties.Under this peak there is a...

The Rodna National Park (Parcul National Muntii Rodnei) is a protected area situated in Romania.The Rodna National Park, with an area of 46.599 ha represents a mountainous area (ridges, mountain peaks, cirques, crevasses, caves, moraines, springs,...

Mogosa Resort is a tourist area located in Gutai Mountains, near Baia Sprie, Maramures county, frequented by tourists all year round, both summer (hiking and swimming) and winter (ski).The resort is dominated by the Mogoasa peak (1.246 m) and ...

The resort is located in a mountainous area, at the foothills of Gutai Mountains, on the upper river Cavnic, at an altitude between 550 m, and 1.050 m, 32 km east of the city  Baia Mare.Tourist attractions:"Tatar Pole" a 7.2 m tall obelisk on...

The resort is situated at an altitude of 490 m, at the foot of Tiblesului and Gutin Mountains.Factors that have contributed to the formation of the spa resort are  concentrated chlorine mineral water springs, the salt lakes formed by the...

Being situated at an altitude of 850 m, the resort has an alpine climate. It is located in the far north of Romania, in the eastern part of Maramures Depression, enclosed by Rodna and Maramures Mountains (Eastern Carpathians), Valley Viseu, near...

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