November 7, 2018

Blaj, the Resurgence of the Romanian Nation

The Greek-Catholic cultural and national movement of Blaj (Transylvania) was later embraced by the other Romanian provinces and shaped the country of today.
November 7, 2018

Sibiu – Hermannstadt

Sibiu became the capital of the principality when the Austrian empire took over Transylvania in 1687.
November 7, 2018

Sighisoara, the living citadel

Sighisoara is the medieval fortress where a brave, albeit cruel Wallachian prince named Vlad the Impaler was born in 1431.
November 6, 2018

Brasov (Kronstadt)

With the blessing of a Hungarian king, the Teutonic Knights set up, in 1211, the foundations of a fortress which later developed in today’s booming city of Brasov.
October 30, 2018

The Hunyadi – Corvin Castle

In 1409, the Hungarian king Sigismund of Luxembourg ennobled one of his faithful knights - a Wallachian boyar named Voicu (Vojk) - and gave him a castle from Hunedoara - the Hunyadi Castle.
October 30, 2018

The Bran Castle

The Bran Castle was built in the 14th century to guard the strategic commercial route between Wallachia and Transylvania.
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