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Come and explore Romania

  1. 1. Come and explore http://ampress.ro/stiri/romania-promovata-la-targul-international-de-turism-de-la-londra/ picturesque unspoiled Romania!
  2. 2. Romania is estimated to have the fourth fastest growing travel and tourism total demand in the world! (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Romania#Tourism) Don’t miss the opportunity to discover spectacular locations in a superb country!
  3. 3. BRAŞOV – one of Romania’s most beautiful cities:  ideally located in the centre of the country;  within easy reach of several tourist destinations (the seaside resorts, the monasteries in Moldavia, the wooden churches of Maramureş)  the old city is extremely well preserved and can be admired from above (take the cable car to the top of Tâmpa Mountain); http://cdn.rentforcomfort.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/09/Brasov-city.jpg They have really good icecream. We strongly recommend it! Sunset in Braşov http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bra%C8%99ov#/media/File:Brasov_Sunset.JPG
  4. 4. Piata Sfatului http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bra%C8%99ov#/media/File:PiataSfatuluiBrasov.JPG The City Centre(Piaţa Sfatului): http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bra%C8%99ov#/media/File:Brasov,_Piata_Sfatului.jpg Poiana Brașov, a possible venue for the 2020 Winter Youth Olympic Games: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bra%C8%99ov#/media/File:Panoramica_Poiana_Brasov.jpg
  5. 5. The Transfăgărășan Don’t look down if you are afraid of heights!!! http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Transf%C4%83g%C4%83r%C4%83%C8%99an#/media/File:Transfagarasan_twisty_road.jpg It is a very dangerous road for drivers, but the view is amazing. If you look carefully, it resembles a very big snake. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Transf%C4%83g%C4%83r%C4%83%C8%99an#/media/File:Wide_view_over_the_northern_Transfagarasan.jpg A section from what Top Gear called the greatest road in the world.
  6. 6. Bâlea Lake – a glacier lake situated at 2,034 m of altitude in the Făgăraș Mountains, in central Romania. (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/B%C3%A2lea_Lake) http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Transf%C4%83g%C4%83r%C4%83%C8%99an#/media/File:BaleaLac4.jpg  accessible by car on the Transfăgărășan road;  during the summer, and the rest of the year acessible by a cable car from the "Bâlea Cascadă" chalet;  the first ice hotel in Eastern Europe was built in the vicinity of the lake in 2006; (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/B%C3%A2lea_Lake) Bâlea Chalet http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/B%C3%A2lea_Lake#/media/File:Balea_chalet.JPG
  7. 7. BRAN CASTLE Watch out for vampires! Situated in the vicinity of Brașov and widely known as "Dracula's castle", it is a popular attraction for tourists all over the world and definitely one of the most important landmarks in Romania. http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Bran_Castle_TB1.jpg http://www.bran-castle.com/
  8. 8. PELEŞ CASTLE The complex is northwest of the town of Sinaia, which is 60 kilometres from Braşov. (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pele%C8%99_Castle) http://www.rolandia.eu/the-peles-castle/ The complex is composed of three monuments: Peleş Castle, Pelişor Chateau, and Foişor Huntin. (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pele%C8%99_Castle) http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pele%C8%99_Castle#/media/File:Camil_Iamandescu-Castelul_Peles.jpg
  9. 9. SIBIU - designated the European Capital of Culture for the year 2007 http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sibiu#/media/File:Sibiu-pictures-001.jpg
  10. 10. Sibiu was ranked as "Europe's 8th most idyllic place to live" by Forbes. (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sibiu) Grand Square http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sibiu#/media/File:Piata_Mare.JPG Brukenthal National Museum. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sibiu#/media/File:Bruke nthal-sibiu.jpg Bicycle riders in Sub Arini Park. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sibiu#/media/File:Sibiu- park-bicycle.jpg The city also administers the Păltiniș ski resort. (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sibiu) http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/P%C4%83ltini%C8%99#/media/File:P%C4%83ltini%C5%9F_iarna19.JPG
  11. 11. CORVIN CASTLE Corvin Castle, also known as Hunyadi Castle or Hunedoara Castle, is a Gothic-Renaissance castle in Hunedoara. (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Corvin_Castle) http://touristinromania.net/2014/02/12/corvin-castle-spectacular-medieval-castle-transylvania-amazing-visit-bear-pit-dungeon-knights-hall-legend-well/ It is one of the largest castles in Europe and figures in a top of seven wonders of Romania. (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Corvin_Castle) http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Corvin_Castle#/media/File:Castelul.jpg
  12. 12. Murfatlar Winery Close to the Danube - Black Sea channel, the Murfatlar vineyard is one of the best known in the country and representative for the Dobrogea region. (http://www.romania-insider.com/wine-tourism-15-wine-cellars-and-vineyards-you-should-see-in-romania/28425/) http://www.rounite.com/2008/07/05/murfatlar/ There, one can visit the winery and the vineyards, the wine museum and the wine cellar. Professional wine tastings can be organized, with explanations in Romanian or English. A tasting would include 5 to 8 wine samples from different years. (http://www.romania-insider.com/wine-tourism-15-wine-cellars-and-vineyards-you-should-see-in-romania/28425/) http://media-cdn.tripadvisor.com/media/photo-s/06/ae/0a/6d/murfatlar-winery.jpg
  13. 13. Salina Turda Rudolf hall http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Salina_Turda#/media/File:Salina_Turda_045.jpg  Salina Turda is a salt mine located in Durgău-Valea Sărată area of Turda, the second largest city in Cluj County, Romania. (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Salina_Turda) The main hall with salt stalactites on the left side: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Salina_Turda#/media/File:Salina_Turda_-_sala_principala.jpg
  14. 14.  Salina Turda was ranked by Business Insider as the most beautiful underground place in the world. (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Salina_Turda) The tunnel of access http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Salina_Turda#/media/File:Salina_Turda_tunel_de_acces_4.jpg  Likewise, Salina Turda is ranked 22 among the most spectacular tourist destinations in the world. (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Salina_Turda) The New Entrance http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Salina_Turda#/media/File:2010-IMG_8032.jpg
  15. 15.  The main attractions are: Iosif mine, Crivac room, Terezia mine, Rudolf mine, and Gizela mine. (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Salina_Turda) Salina Turda - view of the underground lake and UFO-shaped constructions (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Salina_Turda#/media/File:Salina_Turda_Img_4166.jpg) The crivac - one of the main points of interest in the salt mine. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Salina_Turda#/media/Fil e:Salina_Turda_007.jpg
  16. 16. Izvorul Bigăr Bigăr Spring, but more commonly known as Bigăr Waterfall, is a protected area in southwestern Romania. (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Izvorul_Big%C4%83r) Bigar Waterfall (Izvorul Bigăr) situated in Bozovici, in southwestern Romania: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Izvorul_Big%C4%83r#/media/File:Bigar_Waterfall,_Romania.jpg The Bigăr waterfall in the Nera–Beușnița National Park in Caraș-Severin County: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Izvorul_Big%C4%83r#/media/File:Cascada_bigar.jpg
  17. 17. Table of Silence, the Gate of the Kiss and the Column of the Infinite The Sculptural Ensemble of Constantin Brâncuși at Târgu Jiu is an homage to the Romanian heroes of the First World War. The Ensemble is considered to be one of the great works of 20th century outdoor sculpture. (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sculptural_Ensemble_of_Constantin_Br%C3%A2ncu%C8%99i_at_T%C3%A2rgu_Jiu) https://royaltyfreephotos.files.wordpress.com/2010/03/table-of-silence-brancusi_16891.jpg The Table of Silence is a circular stone table surrounded by twelve hourglass-seats, which symbolize time. (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sculptural_Ensemble_of_Constantin_Br%C3%A2ncu%C8%99i_at_T%C3%A2rgu_Jiu) http://imgarcade.com/1/brancusi-gate-of-the-kiss/ The Gate of the Kiss, of Banpotoc travertine (marble), features a kiss motif on the gate pillars. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sculptural_Ensemble_of_Constantin_Br%C3%A2ncu%C8%99i_at_T%C3%A2rgu_Jiu
  18. 18. The Endless Column The Endless Column (often called the Column of Infinite) symbolizes the "Infinite Sacrifice" of the Romanian soldiers. The Endless Column is considered by Sydnei Geist the top point of the modern Art. The Endless Column stacks 17 rhomboidal modules, with a half-unit at the top. The incomplete top unit is thought to be the element that expresses the concept of the infinite. Brâncuși had experimented with this form as early as 1918, with an oak version now found in the collection of the Museum of Modern Art in New York. (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sculptural_Ensemble_of_Constantin_Br%C3%A2ncu%C8%99i_at_T%C3%A2rgu_Jiu) https://c1.staticflickr.com/3/2082/2053371970_1db6ce2c71.jpg
  19. 19. BUCURESTI (BUCHAREST) http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bucharest#/media/File:Bucuresti_panorama.jpg
  20. 20. http://www.wlcrent.com/uploads/tours/Bucuresti.jpg Bucharest is the capital of Romania and the most important commercial and industrial centre of the country. http://www.enational.ro/wp-content/uploads/2013/04/antipa1.jpg The Antipa museum is the biggest museum in Bucharest and the most interesting at the same time.
  21. 21. The Romanian Athenaeum (Romanian: Ateneul Român) is a concert hall in the center of Bucharest, Romania and a landmark of the Romanian capital city. Opened in 1888, the ornate, domed, circular building is the city's main concert hall and home of the "George Enescu" Philharmonic and of the George Enescu annual international music festival. (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Romanian_Athenaeum) Ateneul Român Facade, night view http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Romanian_Athenaeum#/me dia/File:Ateneul_Rom%C3%A2n_Facade_night.jpg http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Romanian_Athenaeum#/media/File:Ateneul_Rom%C3%A2n_-_Gradina.jpg Covaci Street, Bucharest http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bucharest#/media/File:Strada_Covaci.jpg
  22. 22. http://hartaromaniei.eu/obiectiveturistice/wp-content/uploads/2013/07/parcul_herastrau_bucuresti.jpg Lake Herastrau, one of the cultural locations in Bucharest, where people can also sail boats and have a good time together. http://bucuresti.tourneo.ro/wp-content/uploads/2009/09/view41.jpg The Herăstrău Park is the best place to go when you want to relax.
  23. 23. THE SPHINX The Sphinx is a natural rock formation in the Bucegi Natural Park which is in the Bucegi Mountains. It is located at an altitude of 2,216 metres, a 10- minute walk from the Babele. [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sphinx_(Romania)] http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sphinx_(Romania)#/media/ File:TheSphinx.jpg BABELE Babele (meaning The old women) - The name comes from some mushroom shaped rock formations, the result of erosion and varying hardness of the rock layers. (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Babele) http://romanialapas.ro/wp-content/uploads/2013/09/babele_romania_la_pas.jpg THE CARAIMAN PEAK The Caraiman Peak is a mountain peak located in Romania, in the Bucegi Mountains of the Southern Carpathians. It has a height of 2,384 m. The nearest town is Buşteni. (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Caraiman_Peak) Heroes' Cross and Bușteni http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Caraiman_Peak#/media/Fil e:Caraiman_Cross_on_Bucegi_mountain_top.jpg The heroes' monument on the Caraiman peak, in the Bucegi Mountains, Romania http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Caraiman_Peak#/media/File:Bucegi_heroes_cross.jpg
  24. 24. THE DANUBE DELTA The Danube Delta is the second largest river delta in Europe, after Volga Delta, and is the best preserved on the continent. (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Danube_Delta) http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Danube_Delta#/media/File:Delta_Dunarii_500.jpg Dalmatian Pelican and Great Cormorant: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Danube_Delta#/media/File:Dalmatian_Pelican_and_Great_Cormorant_in_danube_delta.jpg
  25. 25. Black-crowned night heron: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Danube_Delta#/media/File:Nycticorax_nycticorax%27_AM1_slepowron.jpg Pelicans in Danube Delta: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Danube_Delta#/media/File:Pelicani_din_Delta_Dunarii.PNG
  26. 26. SEASIDE RESORTS MAMAIA Considered to be Romania's most popular resort, Mamaia is situated immediately north-east of Constanţa's city centre. It has almost no full-time residents, being populated mostly during the summer. (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mamaia) Mamaia Beach: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mamaia#/media/File:Mamaia_Beach_(September_2013).JPG https://carpatour.ro/images/oferte/3349_2_5.jpg
  27. 27. COSTINEŞTI Costineşti is mostly frequented by youngsters, so the atmosphere tends to be livelier than in the other Black Sea resorts. (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Costine%C8%99ti) http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Costine%C8%99ti#/media/File:Costine%C5%9Fti.JPG Nightlife is centered mainly around the two discos (Ring and Tineretului), in which, during the summer months, concerts are held nightly by the most popular bands from across Romania. (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Costine%C8%99ti) Voltaj concert at Disco Ring http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Costine%C8%99ti#/media/File:Disco_ring.JPG
  28. 28. The lake in Costineşti at night: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Costine%C8%99ti#/media/File:Lac-costinesti.jpg NEPTUN http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Neptun,_Romania#/media/File:Neptun_Romania_bgiu.jpg
  29. 29. HERE IS WHERE YOU WILL BE ACCOMMODATED! CARACAL Caracal is a city in Olt county, Romania, situated in the historic region of Oltenia, on the plains between the lower reaches of the Jiu and Olt rivers. (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Caracal,_Romania) http://adevarulcaracalean.ro/wp-content/uploads/2012/11/slide-teatru.jpeg The region's plains are well known for their agricultural specialty in cultivating grains and over the centuries, Caracal has been the trading centre for the region's agricultural output. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Caracal,_Romania http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Caracal,_Romania#/media/File:RO_OT_Caracal_national_theatre.jpg Cultural events are also attended on a regular basis and the theatre is usually fully booked.
  30. 30. Caracal has a population of approximately 34,000 and is the second largest city in the region. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Caracal,_Romania The locals attach great importance to religion and traditions. “Adormirea Maicii Domnului” Orthodox Church (historical monument): http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/4/43/RO_OT_Caracal_church.jpg Constantin Poroineanu Park http://s1155.photobucket.com/user/hailabord/media/caracal/lacfoisorparculporoineanucaracal2_wm.png.html
  31. 31. http://s1155.photobucket.com/user/hailabord/media/caracal/headfbcaracal_wm.png.html http://s1155.photobucket.com/user/hailabord/media/ caracal/parculporoineanucaracal2_wm.png.html http://s1155.photobucket.com/user/hailabord/media/caracal/parculporoineanucaracal4_wm.png.html http://s1155.photobucket.com/user/hailabord/media/caracal/parculporoineanucaracal3_wm.png.html
  32. 32. “IONIŢĂ ASAN” NATIONAL COLLEGE The grand exterior: http://fs69.trilulilu.ro/imgs/edifice/caracal-colegiul-national-ionita-asan_4ebe9292351026.jpg?size=original The graduation ceremony
  33. 33. Science projects Our football team
  34. 34. CRAIOVA – THE NEAREST BIG CITY Craiova, Romania's 6th largest city and capital of Dolj County, is situated near the east bank of the river Jiu in central Oltenia. (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Craiova) http://www.craiovaforum.ro/stiri/wp- content/uploads/2014/05/craiova.jpg http://www.craiovaforum.ro/stiri/wp- content/uploads/2012/04/craiova.jpg Constantin Mihail Palace, now Art Museum http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Craiova#/media/File:Pal atul_Constantin_Mihail,_(azi_Muzeul_de_Art%C4% 83)_vedere_lateral_st%C3%A2nga.JPG It is a longstanding political center, and is located at approximately equal distances from the Southern Carpathians (north) and the River Danube (south). Craiova is the chief commercial city west of Bucharest and the most important city of Oltenia. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Craiova National Theatre http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/C raiova#/media/File:Craiova_ -_Teatrul_National.jpg
  35. 35. Craiova is the chief commercial city west of Bucharest and the most important city of Oltenia. (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Craiova) Downtown / The centre: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Craiova#/media/File:Craiova_-_Centrul.JPG University of Craiova: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Craiova#/media/File:Universitatea_din_Craiova.jpg
  36. 36. The first Ford Transit Connect built in Craiova (the presentation event on September 8th 2009): http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Craiova#/media/File:First_Ford_Transit_at_Automobile_Craiova.jpg Ion Oblemenco Stadium was a multi-purpose stadium in Craiova, Romania. It was used mostly for football matches and was the home ground of Universitatea Craiova. The stadium used to hold up to 25,252 people before it was demolished. The stadium was entirely demolished and will be replaced with an all-seater expected to open in the summer of 2016. (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stadionul_Ion_Oblemenco) Football fans on Ion Oblemenco Stadium: http://stirile.rol.ro/images/fani-u-craiova.jpg
  37. 37. Nicolae Romanescu Park http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Craiova#/media/File:The_suspended_bridge,_in_Nicolae_Romanescu_Park,_Craiova,_Romania.jpg http://www.turistderomania.ro/tdruplfiles/parcul-nicolae-romanescu-craiova.jpg http://i.ytimg.com/vi/luGjaHUsXCw/maxresdefault.jpg
  38. 38. We’re looking forward to showing you some of the most beautiful places in Romania! http://www.ziare.com/economie/stiri-economice/romania-are-al-saselea-potential-turistic-din-lume-398520 See you in May 2016!

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