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CNN: Bucharest: 9 reasons to see Romania’s capital

Best for Romania

(CNN)The days of being known as the “Little Paris of the East” may be long gone, but that doesn’t mean Bucharest’s glory days are gone, too. The Romanian capital continues to redefine itself, merging its storied history with a modern identity. At first glance, the architecture is dizzying, but it’s a fascinating mix. Between the […]

Turda Salt Mine, ”THE COOLEST UNDERGROUND PLACE IN THE WORLD”

Turda Salt Mine, Romania

Roman occupation in Dacia, marks the beginning of a systematic exploitation of mining iron ore polymetallic gold, silver and salt in Transylvania.   The first document who speaks explicitly the existence at Turda salt mines is dated May 1, 1271, was issued by the Hungarian chancellery. By that act, capitle gave himself Transylvania “the salt mine […]