Best Places to Visit in Romania

Usually, the countries in Eastern Europe don't get enough credit and acknowledgment for their beautiful places. People often overlook these countries because of the popularity of Western Europe. Romania is one of the hidden gems, not just in Europe, but generally in the world. The country has so much diversity and beautiful places that will leave you in awe.
An interesting fact that came to our scope was that some of the landscapes in this country were so beautiful that you would find them posted on the most unexpected places – online casino games. Romania's scenery is so photogenic that online casinos like NoviCasino used them as background photos on some of their slot games.
So, we stated that Romania has numerous hidden gems and we also want to prove that. So, with that thought in mind, we decided to give you a list of great places that are worth a visit in this country. They are unique and will leave you breathless, without a doubt. Let’s check them out.

We’ll start with the capital, right off the bat. Bucharest is not just the capital of Romania; it is a city full of great architecture. Some of the places that are worth a visit here are the Palace of Parliament, the Romanian Athenaeum, the National Museum of Art, King Michael I Park, Revolution Square, and Arcul de Triumf. These places are just a fraction of what the city has to offer.

The Sphinx and Babele
This is a natural rock formation within the Babele complex of rock formations. The formations we created from wind and rain and tall in an altitude of over 2,000 meters. This site was firstly discovered in 1900 and it is considered as one of the best areas with sculptures made by nature.

Sarmizegetusa Regia
Prior to the wars with the Roman Empire, this was the capital and political center of the Dacians. Today, this archeological site is a valuable piece of history and has six defensive fortresses Sarmizegetusa, Costești-Blidaru, Piatra Roșie, Costeşti-Cetățuie, Căpâlna, and Băniţa. All of the six have been named UNESCO World Heritage sites. One small note though, this place shouldn’t be confused with Ulpia Traiana Sarmizegetusa that was built by a Roman emperor some 40 km away.

If you are done with visiting tourist attractions and just want to hit the road and relax, this is the perfect place to drive by. The Transalpina or DN67C is located in the Southern Carpathians of Romania and it is one of the highest roads of the Carpathians. This road has amazing mountain views that are breathtaking and the highest point of the road is at 2,145 m above sea level.

Cluj is the unofficial capital of the Transylvania area. This is a place known for its universities and great nightlife, as well as landmarks that are dating back to the Saxon rule. Some of the best places to visit here are the Hoia Forest, Central Park, St. Michel's Church, and the city's botanical garden. If you are in Cluj or Bucharest, it would be nice if you could find time to visit the famous Bran Castle, home of Dracula.