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Here, I'll post photos from my travels through Romania. I'll focus especially on urban diversity of Romanian cities, but also the variety of landscapes: mountains, plains, plateaus and rural landscape won't be neglected. Romania can be characterized as one of the most diverse countries from Europe. Romania is partially a Central-European country with Transylvania, a Balkan country with Dobrudja and Eastern country with Moldavia. Being a country between East and Central Europe it has various influences upon cities, from Baroque and Secession style from Transylvanian cities to Byzantine architecture of the churches as a country from Byzantine Commonwealth. Romanian westernisation from XIX century influenced also the architecture of the cities from Wallachia and Moldavia, especially influenced from French architecture. The last, but not the least, Dobrudja, is the Romanian Balkan province where you can find heritage from former Greek colonies to mosques, and stone houses. I'll post pictures from less-known places from cities and from country. This makes Romania a special country, the fact you can find interesting, nice and diverse places that you did not think to see them :)
 

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Mangalia

I'll begin with some photos from Mangalia, the southernmost Romanian city from Romanian coast of Black Sea (Dobrudja). Mangalia was a former Greek colony, Callatis, a colony of Heraclea Pontica (today Ereğli city in Turkey). The photos were taken last week when I come from Mangalia, and I visited some Romanian resorts from Black Sea.

Mangalia waterfont and beach
Mangalia by Bogdy89, on Flickr

Faleza din Mangalia by Bogdy89, on Flickr

Faleza din Mangalia by Bogdy89, on Flickr

Marea Neagră la Mangalia by Bogdy89, on Flickr

Plaja din Mangalia by Bogdy89, on Flickr

Mangalia by Bogdy89, on Flickr

Mangalia by Bogdy89, on Flickr

Mangalia by Bogdy89, on Flickr

 

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Esmahan Sultan Mosque

Esmahan Sultan Mosque is the only building which survived from the medieval city of Mangalia. It is also the old muslim place of worship erected on Romanian today's territory of Dobrudja built in 1575. The mosque is surrounded by a cemetery with old tombstones.

Moscheea „Esmahan Sultan" Mangalia by Bogdy89, on Flickr

Moscheea „Esmahan Sultan" Mangalia by Bogdy89, on Flickr

Moscheea „Esmahan Sultan" Mangalia by Bogdy89, on Flickr

Curtea Moscheii „Esmahan Sultan" din Mangalia by Bogdy89, on Flickr

Moscheea „Esmahan Sultan" Mangalia by Bogdy89, on Flickr

Curtea Moscheii „Esmahan Sultan" Mangalia by Bogdy89, on Flickr

Curtea Moscheii „Esmahan Sultan" Mangalia by Bogdy89, on Flickr


 

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Callatis Archaeological Museum

It was founded in 1959 to show the old artifacts from Callatis Greek colony

The Archaeological Museum, Mangalia by Bogdy89, on Flickr

The Archaeological Museum, Mangalia by Bogdy89, on Flickr

The Archaeological Museum, Mangalia by Bogdy89, on Flickr

The Archaeological Museum, Mangalia by Bogdy89, on Flickr

Ancient water pipes
The Archaeological Museum, Mangalia by Bogdy89, on Flickr

The Archaeological Museum, Mangalia by Bogdy89, on Flickr

The Archaeological Museum, Mangalia by Bogdy89, on Flickr

The Thrac Knight a God of old Balkan and Danubian Thracians

The Archaeological Museum, Mangalia by Bogdy89, on Flickr

The Archaeological Museum, Mangalia by Bogdy89, on Flickr

 

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Because I have a lot of photos from my travels from this summer, I'll post photos from various places, and I'll come back to the same location from time to time, to diversify the thread


Oradea/Nagyvárad

Secession architecture of Oradea. Oradea is a central european city as architecture, IMO the most elegant Romanian city with its secession architecture :cheers:

Sztarill Palace, a pearl of secession architecture
Palatul Sztarill, Oradea by Bogdy89, on Flickr

Palatul Sztarill, Oradea by Bogdy89, on Flickr

Palatul Sztarill, Oradea by Bogdy89, on Flickr

Theatre state
Teatrul de Stat, Oradea by Bogdy89, on Flickr

Teatrul de Stat, Oradea by Bogdy89, on Flickr

Ferdinand square also known as Theatre square
Piața Ferdinand, Oradea by Bogdy89, on Flickr

 

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Black Eagle Palace

The Black Eagle Palace was built between 1906-1908 and it is the most representative secession architectural complex from Transylvania. It has many folk motifs inspired by folklore, and influences taken from the Baroque and Rococo style. Oradea is renamed for its secession buildings and its the most representative secession city from Romania, and even Central Europe. The Black Eagle Palace it's probably the "visiting card" of secession style in Oradea. Today the palace is being renovated. Oradea is my favourite city from Romania, a wonderful city where you never get bored of its architecture and urban aspect.

Palatul Vulturul Negru, Oradea by Bogdy89, on Flickr

Palatul Vulturul Negru, Oradea by Bogdy89, on Flickr

Palatul Vulturul Negru, Oradea by Bogdy89, on Flickr

Palatul Vulturul Negru, Oradea by Bogdy89, on Flickr

Palatul Vulturul Negru, Oradea by Bogdy89, on Flickr

Palatul Vulturul Negru, Oradea by Bogdy89, on Flickr

Palatul Vulturul Negru, Oradea by Bogdy89, on Flickr

Palatul Vulturul Negru, Oradea by Bogdy89, on Flickr

Palatul Vulturul Negru, Oradea by Bogdy89, on Flickr​
 

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I'll come back to Oradea with more photos but let's go to Sibiu. While Oradea is the modern city of the end of XIX century with emblematic buildings, Sibiu it's the medieval burg a city with German culture from southern Transylvania. In 2007 the city was the European Capital of Culture. This phots are from Sunday.

The Large Square of Sibiu/Hermannstadt

Turnul Sfatului, Sibiu by Bogdy89, on Flickr

Turnul Sfatului, Sibiu by Bogdy89, on Flickr

Piaţa Mare, Sibiu by Bogdy89, on Flickr

Piaţa Mare, Sibiu by Bogdy89, on Flickr

Piaţa Mare, Sibiu by Bogdy89, on Flickr

Piaţa Mare, Sibiu by Bogdy89, on Flickr

Piaţa Mare, Sibiu by Bogdy89, on Flickr

Piaţa Mare, Sibiu by Bogdy89, on Flickr​
 

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Thank you...This is my point. To show my pictures from every Romanian city I've visited. Romanian urban diversity is impressive. Cities from different provinces has different characteristic Pictures from above are from this summer. I'll mix cities to make the diversity more visible.:cheers:
 

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Thank you :D

Costinești

Costinești is the Romanian Black Sea Resort which is favourite among young people, students. It's not a resort for families :D and it not have large hotels as the familist resorts from southern Romanian Black Sea coast

Costinești by Bogdy89, on Flickr

Costinești by Bogdy89, on Flickr

Costinești by Bogdy89, on Flickr

Costinești by Bogdy89, on Flick
 
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