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The Hurezi Monastery is included on the UNESCO World Heritage List.Hurezi Monastery is an Orthodox monastery and was built between 1690 and 1693 by ruler Constantin Brancoveanu (1688-1714).The monastery is considered the largest monastic ensemble in...

The Cozia Monastery is an Orthodox monastery, situated in the Capatanii Mountains, on the banks of the river Olt , surrounded by forests of pine, oak, beech and linden.Cozia Monastery was founded by Mircea cel Batran (Mircea the Elder), inaugurated...

The Transalpina (DN67C) located in the Parang Mountains group, in the Southern Carpathians of Romania, is one of the roads of the Carpathian Mountains. It connects Novaci, south of Parang Mountains, to Sebes in the north.It is said that the road ...

The Arutela Roman camp is a historical monument dating from 137-138 AD, Roman period.It was built in the reign of Hadrian, by a detachment of archers Syrian (Suri Sagittari) in the year 138, by order of Titus Flavius ​​Constans, prosecutor and...

Exploitation of salt was done in ancient times, revealing the discovery in this area of a  significant numbers of ax-hammer  belonging to the mining, from Neolithic cultures, Bronze and Iron Age first.Salina has an annual temperature of 15...

The Turnu Monastery is an Orthodox monastery, situated in the Capatanii mountains on the left bank of the Olt river, about 2 km upstream of Cozia Monastery founded  by Mircea cel Batran (Mircea the Elder). The name comes from a tower located on...

The Ostrov Monastery was founded by Neagoe Basarab and his wife Despina, between 1518-1522.Name Ostrov, comes from the fact that it was built on an island (Ostrov -  island) on the Olt River near the town Calimanesti.The painting beggin in 1752...

The Stanisoara Monastery is an Orthodox monastery of monks, situated at the foot of the massif Cozia.At Nucet-Stanisoara, monastic’s hermitage was built firstly out of wood (construction date is unknown), which binds to name hermits Meletie,...

The Iezer Monastery is an Orthodox monastery situated in Capatanii mountains, on the bank of river Cheia at an altitude of 900 m.Founded by Radu I and his son Mircea cel Batran (Mircea the Elder), during the time, hermitage was damaged and was...

The Govora Monastery is an Orthodox monastery of nuns dedicated to the Assumption, located 5 km distance from Baile Govora.Founded between 1436-1447 by Vlad Dracul [father of Vlad Tepes (Dracula). In 1456 Vlad Tepes donated to the monastery a bell of...

Dintr-un Lemn Monastery (From a Wood Monastery) is an Orthodox monastery, a historic monument.Founded by ruler Matei Basarab in 1640, today the church outlines the architecture of Matei Basarab. In 1715 Stefan Cantacuzino has fully restored the...

The Surpatele Monastery is an Orthodox monastery of nuns dedicated to the "Holy Trinity", located in Otasaului Valley, 3 km away from the “Dintr-un Lemn Monastery” (Monastery “From a Wood”).It was built by Marica Brancoveanu...

The Bistrita Monastery is an Orthodox historical monument situated in Capatanii Mountains.Founded by Craiovesti boyars, it was built between 1492-1494. In 1509 the monastery was totally destroyed by Mihnea Voda (Mihnea the Evil, the son of Vlad Tepes...

Arnota Monastery is an Orthodox monastery located in Buila-Vanturarita National Park, from Capatanii Mountains, declared historical monument.Founded by Prince Matei Basarab in 1633-1634 and repaired by Constantin Brancoveanu in 1706, this monastery,...

The Cornet Monastery it’s an Orthodox monastery situated in the mountains Lotrului on the banks of river Olt, at an altitude of 500 m.It was founded in 1666 by boyar  Mares Bajescu and his wife Maria.The church is high, with thick stone...

The church of Saint Nicholas and Saints Voivodes is an Orthodox church located in the commune Maldaresti, Valcea County.The church is a true monument of Romanian architecture belonging to the national cultural heritage.It is built between the...

The complex consists in two manors of a memorial house.Manor Greceanu - dates from the the eighteenth century.Manor Maldarescu - was built in 1812 by Gheorghe Maldarescu.Memorial House I.G. Duca – was built in 1912 by I.G. Duca liberal...

The concretion is a hard, compact mass of sedimentary rock formed by the precipitation of mineral cement within the spaces between the sediment grains.Are often encountered as ovoid or spherical shape, although, irregular shapes also, occur. The...

The Waterfall Lotrisor is situated in Capatanii Mountains at an altitude of 700 m.Waterfall is formed from a length drop of 30 m. It was made artificially in the 50s by diverting water flow, for construction of forest road.Contact and...

Bistrita Canyon is located in the south-west of Buila-Vanturarita National Park,  from Capatanii mountains, at an altitude of 500 meters and it is crossed by the river Bistrita.The canion represents a narrow portion of valley, with mountainsides...

Bradisor lake is an acumulation lake, situated between Capatanii mountains, on the Lotru River valley, at an altitude of 600 m.The dam has a length of 230 m and a height of 60 m and is the main water supply of Ramnicu Valcea and surrounding...

The Petrimanu Lake is an accumulation lake located in the Parang mountains, on the Lotritei valley at an altitude of 1.000 m.The dam has a length of 170 m and height 50 m, and is part of  arrangements system located on the river Lotru.The...

The Galbenu Lake is an accumulation lake located in the Parang mountains, on the Lotritei valley at an altitude of 1.300 m.The dam has a length of 150 m and height 60 m, and it’s a part of  the arrangements system, located on the river...

The length of the Vidra Lake is 8 km. It’s situated between the mountains Lotru and Parang, located on the river Lotru at an altitude of 1.200 m.The length and the height of the Vidra Lake is 350 m and 130 m. This lake collects water from over...

Govora resort is located at the lowland of Capatanii Mountains, at an altitude of 300 m.Resort of national interest,  Baile Govora was attested in 1910, the springs was discovered in 1876 when Gheorghe Ciurea dig a pit in which discovered hot...

Ocnele Mari is a spa resort located at the lowland of Capatanii Mountains, at an altitude of 300 m.The resort importance consists in salt deposits available for tourists, through salt mine of Ocnele Mari, chlorine water, iodine and mud.Tourist...

Calimanesti-Caciulata is situated between the mountains Capatanii and Cozia, on the bank of Olt River, at an altitude of 300 m.The resort is known from the time of Mircea the Elder [Mircea cel Batran (1355-1418)] who came here for treatment, also in...

The resort is situated in Capatanii Mountains, on the Olanesti River valley, at an altitude of 600 m.Is also called "Golden Springs" due to the mineral springs iodinated, brominated, sodium, calcium, sulfur and chlorine, hypotonic and isotonic.In...

Voineasa is located in Lotrului Mountains, at an altitude of 800 m.Climateric resort of national interest, permanent operation with treatment base, recommended for treatment of respiratory diseases, anemia, locomotor recovery, combating physical and...

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