Interesting Places to Visit and Things to do in The Historical Country of Romania (Part I)

Romania is a country rich in history and culture.

Romania is located in southeast Europe and it is famous because of the majestic forested region of Transylvania and the Carpathian mountains. Romania is famous for its medieval towns and gives you a vibe of a bygone era. This country became very famous across the world because of the fictional story of the Transylvania castle and Dracula. The movies and shows on Dracula made Romania, especially Transylvania very famous. There are so many things to do and places to visit in Romania making it an ideal tourist destination. Here we have curated a list of a few things to do and see in the historical country of Romania.

The Mud Volcanoes in Buzau 

Romania along with its rich culture and history is also famous for the mud volcanoes in Buzau. 

If you are passionate about exploring new places and things then the mud volcanoes in Buzau is a place you must visit while holidaying in Romania. A mud volcano is a landform created by the explosion of mud or slurries, water, and gasses. The mud volcanoes in Buzau are spread over a very large area and it gives an impression that you landed on the moon because of the scenery. It is considered to be one of the most photographed areas in Romania. While visiting here, remember that the soil is very slippery, so take care while walking and if you fall down, it won’t look good when you will be wrenched in mud.

Witness Living Fires

Along with the mud volcanoes, Buzau is also famous for its living fires, so if you come to see the mud volcanoes, try to visit the place where you can see living fires. 

One more strange phenomenon you can see in Buzău is the living fire. It’s a place where the fire is constantly burning for thousands of years and sometimes the flames go up to 50 cm tall. The reason for these fires is the emission of gas through the cracked surface of the ground generates flames. Also, the sight of this area is very outstanding and you will surely enjoy the view. But this area is a little bit difficult to reach and there are guides available who will take you there while telling you interesting things about this strange natural phenomenon.

Experience the Steam Train Journey through Oravita-Anina 

If you are visiting Romania, make sure that you go for a ride on the famous steam train through Oravita-Anina.

Going for a ride on the old-style steam train journey from Oravita to Anina is one of the things you must do while being in Romania. This Train will take you on a beautiful trip while passing through the mountains, and you will witness beautiful greenery all around and its picturesque beauty. This ride passes through 14 tunnels, 10 aqueducts, 89 bridges, and around 21 kilometers of the mountain area. Don’t miss it as it is an experience you will cherish forever.

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