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Ion Ţiriac – The Tennis Businessman

The first Romanian businessman who was added to Forbes list of billionaires is the one who played doubles with Ilie Năstase in 1970 and won Roland Garros tennis tournament. His further involvement in sports area, mostly in management of professional tennis players or tournaments, brought him a nomination at International Tennis Hall of Fame 2013.

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Pasarea, the Nun Monastery

Pasărea Monastery

Founded in 1813, this Nun Monastery benefited from massive restorations in 1967. Its museum houses royal donations, gospels and books from the 19th century, many icons and Gheorghe Anghel’s carved busts of two Romanian personalities: painter Theodor Pallady and poet Mihai Eminescu.

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Maria Tănase – The Authentic Diva from Bucharest

Born in 1913, in Bucharest, Maria Tănase became famous due to her singing and acting performances. In love with Romanian folklore, she managed to collect more than 400 traditional songs and to make them famous within her country and abroad.

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How to Reach Bran Castle?

House of Count Dracula, Bran Castle was a medieval fortress, a central commanding point and a strategic centre. First half of 20th Century found the castle as one of Queen Maria’s properties. Situated on the edge of Bran Pass, Braşov county, Bran Castle seems to guard the great Piatra Craiului and Bucegi Mountains

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Vasile Pârvan – The Great Romanian Historian and Archaeologist

Born in Perchiu, Huruieşti village, Vasile Pârvan brought endless material for the rewriting of Romanian historical culture as the importance of ancient Dacian, Roman and Greek cultures on nowadays Romanian territory. His devotion and hard work hastened his death, but his memoirs will always remain an important part of the Romanian spirit foundation.

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Cacica Saltworks – A Unique Museum

Situated at the base of Călugăriţa hill, Suceava county, Cacica Saltworks is unique through its hand carved galleries. Santa Varvara’s Chapel, a stunning sculpture of Jesus Christ, a lake with saturated brine water and a ballroom can be found here.

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September

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How to Get to the Palace of Parliament?

Also known as the House of People, the Palace of Parliament was built under the communist dictator, Nicolae Ceaşescu (between 1983 and 1989), and it is the largest administrative building in the world after the Pentagon. Centrally located, the Palace is one of the main attractions of Bucharest.

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Ion Luca Caragiale – The Greatest Romanian Playwright

Fascinated by acting and theater world, the greatest Romanian playwright Caragiale set off his way to dramaturgy with low comedies, drama and feuilletons, but mainly with his short novels and theater comedies. In spite of the permanent criticism and a voluntary exile, he never stopped caring about the events from his country or about the particularity of Bucharest life.

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Mihai Eminescu – The Greatest Romanian Poet

The greatest Romanian poet of all times was born on 15th of January 1850. Born in a big family and raised in two beautiful places, he enjoyed living in communion with people and nature. Instead of bringing him fulfillment, all his future experiences made him very sensible and hastened his death in 1889. Nevertheless, he remains the last exponent of the European Romanticism.

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Sarmizegetusa Regia – The Ancient Dacian Fortress

Before the birth of Christ, Dacians occupied the most part of today’s Romanian territory, with the Transylvanian Plateau serving them as the center of their kind. Here, they built Sarmizegetusa Regia fortress, one of the most spiritual places in this country.

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