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Situated between the Central Europe and Balkan Peninsula, Romania arouses interest by its location along the Black Sea as well. As an attractive destination by its highlands, natural gems, entertaining culture and its unique architecture, Romania is one of the top destinations increasing rapidly its touristic value. Notable for especially its glorious chateaus and Dracula tales; the country’s lands are also reported to include the most ancient human fossils in Europe. Romania promises an unforgettable vacation to its guests with its towns bearing the traces of the Medieval Age, its frequent forestlands and its peerless nature offering every shade of green.
You may review the flights to Romania offered by Turkish Airlines now and book your flight to embark on a both educative and entertaining adventure full of joy.
Direct flights from Istanbul Airport (IST) take nearly two hours, and land at Bucharest Henri Coanda International Airport (OTP), Cluj-Napoca Airport (CLJ) or Constanta Mihail Kogălniceanu International Airport (CND).
As the busiest airport in the country, Bucharest Henri Coanda International Airport (OTP) serves to 9 million passengers in a year. Cluj-Napoca Airport (CLJ) is highly popular with its annual capacity of nearly 1,4 million passengers. Besides, Timisoara Traian Vuia International Airport (TSR), serving to 1 million passengers in average plays an important role in the country’s air traffic as well.
A large number of festivals and events take place throughout the year in Romania, offering an extremely mobile and entertaining culture. It would be advisable not to miss the opportunity to attend these organizations for getting to know the local culture better. Untold Festival, a music organization held in the midsummer is without a doubt the most crowd-pulling event held in Romania. Taking place in the chateau region in Transylvania, this music event is held with huge participation increasing each passing year. Jazz&More and Electric Castle are other remarkable organizations full of music. Especially Electric Castle stands out as an impressive organization offering utterly spectacular views by the atmosphere of Banffy Castle hosting the event. Transylvania International Film Festival and Brasov International Film Festival draw remarkable attention, appealing to many film lovers both from Romania and all over the world. International Shakespeare Theater Festival and International Theater Festival are the other popular events taking place in Romania.
Serving as the capital, Bucharest is simply an enthralling town. You will totally lose the track of time while walking down its magnificent streets, visiting the historic palaces and acquainting yourself with the various works of art exhibited in the museums of the city. The Palace of the Parliament is certainly one of the most attention-grabbing spots. As the second largest administrative building worldwide following Pentagon, this giant structure is truly a worth-seeing icon by its local marble details and more than three thousand rooms. A significant spot having witnessed the country’s history, Revolution Square shines out by its significant architectural works as well. You may also visit in this district the Royal Palace, Senate Palace and National Art Museum. The Cismigiu Gardens is another must-see spot in Bucharest, fascinating by its breathtaking landscape covering an area of 17 hectares.
Another city with a high touristic value, Brasov is flooded by many visitors every year. Tampa Mountain, serving as a winter sports center, stands out as a popular destination increasing the popularity of the city. Owning attractive details by its cosmopolite population and synthesized culture, Brasov is an extremely adorable town. Moreover, paving the way for horror-themed tourism, the Bran Castle, commonly known as Dracula’s Castle, is a prominent factor behind the popularity of Brasov. Resembling a Medieval town, the Old Town center impresses the guests by its vast square gathering together colorful lovely buildings. The Black Church, and Strada Sforii, as one of the world’s narrowest streets are the notable attractions close to the square.
Cluj-Napoca is another adorable Romanian city. The contrast between the buildings of German architecture and the structures of communism style outside the city is highly appealing to the tourists. The historic Unirii Square offers enjoyable moments in the city, as one of the largest squares countrywide. Make sure to also visit the Union Square and Teleki and Banffy Palaces. Regarded as the first unitarian church, Franciscan Monastery is another worth-seeing spot in Cluj-Napoca, together with the vibrant Mirror Street as the favorite stop of the tourists.
Located along the Black Sea, Constanta is one of the largest port towns in the region. As a popular summer holiday destination with its beaches by the Black Sea, Constanta is remarkable for its dynamic beach Mamaia, offering a large number of opportunities in water sports. Regarded as the icon of the city, Casino shines out by its art nouveau architecture. In addition, the Genovese Lighthouse, a historic monument of 8 meters situated on the waterfront of the city is another remarkable attraction composing the city’s silhouette.
You may set a travel plan also including Transylvania to see the charming historical artifacts, chateau and palaces all over the country and enjoy fully the natural beauties during your visit to this magical land. Although Romania offers public transport options between the cities, it would be recommendable to rent a car to ensure a comfortable transport for exploring glorious destinations throughout you stay.