2. Unique species in the world
"Perfectly explainable natural phenomena", geologists say
about most of Romania's natural wonders. Per haps it
is. But Retezat has 90 species of plants not foundany
where in the world and is best preserved Delta in
Europe, while Western is the larg est karst phenomenon in
And all are found in a single country.
Yosemite National Park missed the entry into the natural
wonders of the world, but is a dream destination.
6. Sphinx and Old Women -
Located at 2216 m on
the plateau of Bucegi, attractive human form which
nature has carved over time. But nature did not confine
himself only that, if breathed on it and a bit of
personality. Well positioned, with a look rough, it gives the
impression that oversees those lands.
8. Old Women from Bucegi
Strange and interesting Old Women attract tourists because
of the ir unique shape. On this plateau, nature has designed al
most all of the surrounding rocks, but still has work to give
them the final. Hags have the appearance of giant
mushrooms, but maybe in about 300 years our
descendants will be able to distinguish the silhouettes of la
Over time, around the Sphinx and the Old Women were weav
ing legends and have turned tens of
mythological theories, funny or just funny.
Some say that it would be natural, but modeled
with grace and interest of man, others that
the "stones" of positive energy emanating mountain top un
precedented who defended the country from enemies, and most
10. Danube Delta country:
desert near water
An exotic, with over 1200 species
of trees and plants, with the richest ornithological
fauna and of fish, the Danube Delta is the
largest wetlands reserve in Europe, covering over
2,500 km2. In 1991, UNESCO included
the Danube Delta, the newest form of relief in
Romania, protected by "the progress
of industrialization", including biosphere reserves.
Delta area increased annually by 40 feet by the
deposit of 60 million tons of sediment to the river.
13. Wear mouth
Galapagos of Romania
Documented since 1710, Wear mouth is probably
the last unspoiled beach on the Romanian coast.
To get there, you have to go by ferry an hour, but not
like any other beach, especially since they left is to be
found in the fresh water of the Danube Delta.
In June, the turtles lay their eggs on this beach you can
see whole flocks who are
walking freely, undisturbed by tourists attention.
All who have visited Wear mouth a narrow strip of
sand, left there thinking that they will return in one, of the
most beautiful places in the Danube Delta.
16. Mud Volcanoes: Lava Black
Type geological nature reserve lying on 30
hectares, mud volcanoes are located in the Curvature Sub -
(Buzau) formations have occurred because of out breaks of
gas to the surface of the earth which causes mud and
The area is known asthemist, but similar processes occur
within them as in real volcanoes. Cones do not exceed 6 -
5 meters high, and so-called lava is thrown over a small
18. Fortress Ponor
Water for 10,000 years
The Apuseni Mountains are the most impressive karst
phenomenon in South - East. Amountain of stone of 76
meters is based on a pure water ice which has found
refugehere 10,000 years ago.
Romanian Everest called speleology, cave cities Ponor mai
n gallery is 2 km long, active, in which perhaps
the country's largest under ground river flowing forming
waterfalls, rapids and whirlpools.
21. Sibiu Surroundings
Forbes magazine considers the most romantic area of
ecotourism in the world. At 400 meters above sea
level, air breathing perfectly, and capitals of hay every
where. In this place of dreams, traditions are placed in high
esteem by the people.
The area consists of 18 villages, with the center
Salistea all with an ethnological heritage, unique
architectural and historical. The old est
settlement is Rasinari in 1204, followed by Talmaciu -
1318, Orlat - and Salistea 1322 - 1354.
The aspects of material culture and spiritual Sibiu
Surroundings between ancient hearths of Romanian ethno
Traditional Wedding in Sibiu Surroundings landscapes,
people and hospitality tourism Sibiu age Sibiu