With its turrets, steep walls and imposing location atop a rocky crag, Bran Castle looks every inch the Transylvanian castle.
Women in the Bucegi Mountains playing the tulnic.
The Bucegi Mountains loom over the resorts of the Prahova Valley as imposing rocky peaks.
Cattle returning home after a hard day’s grazing make a fine sight in villages such as Micloşoara.
With pointed turrets and towering buttresses, the fairytale-like Corvin Castle is a highlight of any trip to Transylvania.
Retezat National Park is home to many colourful plants and glacial lakes.
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The Romanian Orthodox Cathedral in Sibiu has a lavishly painted, spacious interior.
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Horse-drawn carts are common sights in traditional villages.
The impressive hilltop Rupea Fortress.
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A group of performers wearing traditional clothes.