(They were formed by the Bicaz river, linking
Transylvania and Moldova: Red Lake – Ardelean
Cascada Cailor – Munţii Rodnei
Horse Falls - Rodna Mountains (the highest and most beautiful waterfall in Romania)
Bucegi Mountains(They are among the most visited mountains in the country, offering guests
a large number of hiking trails of different difficulties.)
Crucea Eroilor Neamului
National Heroes Cross- Monument of historical and
touristic significance- on the Caraiman peak (2291 m)
from Bucegi Mountains, built between 1926-1928, in
the memory of Romanian heroes who died in World
Marele Sfinx din Bucegi
Great Sphinx of Bucegi- It is a form of relief developed on sandstones and conglomerate, located
on the Bucegi plateau at an altitude of 2216 m (Measuring 8 m high and 12 m wide it has the same
height as the Egyptian Sphinx.)
Canionul şapte scări,
Munţii Piatra Mare
Seven Stairs Canyon, the
Great Stone Mountains
It has a length of 160 m and a
level difference of 58 m.
CANYON = a very deep and narrow
valley with steep walls and narrow
bottom, through which rivers flow
stormy, forming vortices.
Transfăgărăşanul – leagă Muntenia cu Transilvania
Transfăgărăşan Road- connecting Wallachia with Transylvania. Built over Fagaras Mts, the
highest mountain range in the country, it is called "the road from the clouds‘.
Transalpina (Drumul Regelui) – Munţii Parâng
Transalpina ( King’s Road) -in Parâng Mountains- is the highest, the most
beautiful and oldest road in Romania.It is the highest road in the whole chain
of the Carpathian Mountains.
Rezervaţia geologică Detunata
Detunata Geological Reservation- In the form of basalt columns * of blackish gray color, with
an amazing regularity, straight or curved, these columns are stacked next to each other, like the
pipes of an immense orga.
* BASALT = dark volcanic rock, employed in constructions and pavements
Vârful Detunata Goală – Munţii Metaliferi
The Bare Detunata Peak - the Ore Mountains
Rezervaţia “Grădina Zmeilor” sau “Căpitanul şi soldaţii”
‘The Garden of Dragons” Reservation or" The captain and the soldiers‘-located on Meseş Mount
from Apuseni Mts, the territory of Salaj, at 70 km from the city of Cluj-Napoca. It is a geological
reservation composed of numerous, huge cliffs, with spectacular forms.
Parcuri naţionale-National Parks
Protected animals from National Parks
Ursul brun-The brown Bear
Capra neagră-the Chamois
Cocoşul de munteThe Capercaillie
Peştera Muierii (Muierilor), jud. Gorj
The Muierii Cave (Women Cave), Gorj County- The first electrified cave from Romania.
Peştera Scărişoara sau Gheţarul de la Scărişoara, M-ţii Apuseni
Scărişoara cave or Scărişoara Glacier, Apuseni Mts. It hosts the largest underground glacier in
Romania.Right at the entrance guards ‘the ice seal' . (left image)
Peştera Urşilor - M-ţii Apuseni, Bears Cave - Apuseni Mts, the territory of Bihor
county. The interior is impressively by the diversity of stalactites and stalagmites, and by the
sheer amount of traces and fossils of cave bear, disappeared 15 000 years ago.
Peştera Vântului, M-ţii Pădurea Craiului
The Cave of the Wind, Craiului Forest Mts
(the largest cave in Romania)
rock salt =crystallized cooking salt, taken
as such from a salt cave
Salina Praid, jud. Harghita – M-ţii Gurghiului
Salt mine, Harghita County - Gurghiului
Mouintains(one of the largest rock salt mine in the country)
Focurile vii, com. Lopătari, jud Buzău
Vivid fires from Lopătari village, Buzau County
(a natural phenomenon caused by gas emanation which surfaces
the crust cracks forming burning flames, lit by the sunlight)
Lacul Roşu-Red Lake
It is the largest mountain lake of natural dam in Romania, located near the
Bicaz Gorges and not far by the town of Gheorgheni, Harghita county.
Barajul şi Lacul Vidraru-VidraruDam and Lake
Vidraru Lake is an accumulation lake on the Arges River.The road that
passes over the dam is the spectacular Transfăgărăşan road.
Dunărea la Cazane- the Danube Defile
(a sector of the Danube Gorge at passing through the Carpathian Mountains )
Statuia regelui Decebal -Statue of King Decebal
(It is carved into a cliff on the Danube riverbank, near the
town of Orşova.It is the tallest rock sculpture in Europe - 55
M ă n ă s t i r i d i n B u c o v i naMonasteries from Bucovina
Stephen the Great
(here is the tomb of
Unique in the world for the high quality of the exterior painting ,they are
preserved until today. There are famous colors: blue of Voroneţ, red of
Humor and green of Arbore Monastery.
Mănăstirea Cozia -Cozia
Monastery seen from the
other side of the river Olt
Mănăstirea Curtea de Argeş-Curtea de Arges Monastery
It is one of the most famous architectural monuments of Romanian Land.
The legend says that in order to build this monastery, Master Manole built
his wife, Ana, between walls.
Mănăstirea Bârsana, Maramureş-Barsana
(Wooden Churches of Maramures are recognized
for high steeples above the entrance and the
Cimitirul Vesel din Săpânţa, jud. Maramureş-The Merry Cemetery from
Săpânţa, Maramures CountyIt is famous for the colorful tombs crosses, for
the naive paintings representing scenes from the life and occupation of the
persons buried there. On some crosses there are even lyrics,often on a
humorous tone, about the persons concerned.
Suntem aici de peSte 2 000 de ani.
We are here for over 2000 years .
Sarmizegetusa Regia – Orăştie Mountains
(Dacia’s capital city)
Ulpia Traiana Sarmizegetusa
The Capital city of Roman Dacia)
Ruinele Curţii Domneşti Târgovişte-The
Targoviste Princely Court
Cetatea de Scaun a Sucevei-The
Fortress of Suceava
Bucureşti – the main cultural center of the country
Arcul de Triumf-
Teatrul NaţionalThe National
Opera NaţionalăThe National
Muzeul Naţional al Satului “Dimitrie
Gusti”-"Dimitrie Gusti" National Village
Inaugurated on May 10, 1936 in the
presence of King Charles II, it became one
of the biggest attractions of the city.
„Gh. Lazar” Secondary School