Blue Guide: Romania (2001)

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A place of unspoiled beauty, Romania also has a wealth of castles, fortresses, exquisite wooden churches, and painted monasteries.

It is a country with a fascinating history and cultural traditions—vampirism aside.

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Overview

A place of unspoiled beauty, Romania also has a wealth of castles, fortresses, exquisite wooden churches, and painted monasteries.

It is a country with a fascinating history and cultural traditions—vampirism aside.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780393320152
  • Publisher: Blue Guide
  • Publication date: 9/17/2000
  • Series: Blue Guide
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 384
  • Product dimensions: 4.80 (w) x 7.70 (h) x 0.90 (d)

Table of Contents

Preface 9
Acknowledgements 10
Practical information
Planning your trip 11
Getting there 16
On arrival 18
Where to stay 19
Getting around 20
Additional information 23
Food and drink 32
Background information
Romania: an historical introduction 37
Aspects of Romania 54
The land 54
The people 56
Religion 60
Visual arts 68
Literature 84
Music and dance 89
Wildlife 102
Language 104
Further reading 109
The Guide
Bucharest
Bucharest 113
Curtea Veche, Lipscani and Calea Victoriei 129
Piata Universitatii 135
Piata Universitatii to Piata Romana 136
East from Piata Universitatii 136
East from Piata Romana 138
Calea Victoriei: B-dul Elisabeta to Piata Revolutiei 138
West of Calea Victoriei 141
Calea Victoriei: Piata Revolutiei to Piata Victoriei 143
Piata Victoriei to Piata Presei Libere 144
South of the centre: Palatul Parliamentului 149
Around Bucharest 151
Wallachia
Wallachia 155
Oltenia 160
Calimanesti and Caciulata 161
Ramnicu Valcea 162
Targu Jiu 166
Drobeta Turnu Severin 169
Craiova and its museums 171
Muntenia 174
Curtea de Arges 174
Campulung 178
Targoviste 179
Pitesti 181
Sinaia 183
Alexandria 187
Moldavia
Moldavia 188
Northwest Moldavia 191
Bucovina 192
Sucevita 200
Radauti 206
Suceava 207
Dragomirna 213
South and east of Suceava 214
Southwest Bucovina 217
Campulung Moldovenesc 217
Vatra Dornei 220
Neamt region 222
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