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Although Romanian tourism minister does not want Dracula to be the main tourism brand of Romania, the country still capitalizes on it. According to the minister there are also other places in Romania worth seeing besides those associated with the famous vampire of Bram Stokers.
By Unal Basusta, eTN | Bega Group, owned by businessmen Marius and Emil Cristescu will finalize this autumn in Orastie (central Romania) the first stage of the investment in Arsenal Park, Romania's first exclusive complex.
The most popular tourism offers are rural holidays and tours followed by events, the mountains, the Danube delta and the seaside.
On Sunday, September 11, 2005, the Jewish Architectural Heritage Foundation (JAHF) and AMHN, its Romanian sister organization, will dedicate Romania’s first fully functional Holocaust memorial museum. A formal ceremony will be held on the grounds of the museum in Simleu Silvaniei, Romania, at 12:00 PM local time. Supporters include the Romanian government, the Honorable Warren [...]
There seems to be few organized opportunities to tour Bucharest, leaving one to explore on foot or by public transport.Â It’s safer than most European cities, although as anywhere there are risky areas.Â It’s not, as one might perceive from some reports, a city of potholed streets with packs of stray rabid dogs whose fangs [...]
It is often the case that when a country has a bad image, or is known for the wrong reasons, the reality turns out delightfully different from the perception.Â Such was my experience on a recent trip to Romania.Â The images that the name evokes are of a despotic dictator, the darkest days of communism, [...]
The government of Romania, one of the poorest ex-Communist countries in Eastern Europe, has approved a plan to build a theme park dedicated to the fictional vampire, Dracula. Itâ€™s expected the park will boost the tourist profile of the Transylvania region which was the source of inspiration for writer Bram Stoker. His story was first [...]