The Romanian city of Hunedoara is located in Transylvania and is especially known for the beautiful Hunedoara Castle (Castelul de Hunedoara). The medieval castle was built in the 15th century and is also known as Dracula Castle or Corvin Castle and is one of the most beautiful Gothic buildings in Europe. The city itself is mostly characterized by residential buildings. Only occasionally you can find beautiful historical buildings such as the Catedrala Sfintii Imparati Constantin si Elena or Casa de Cultura.

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Most tourists come to Hunedoara only to visit the magnificent castle. However, Hunedoara can also be used as a base to explore the attractions of the region, including the town of Deva with its castle as well as the Cincis Lake or the nature park (Parcul Natural Grădiştea Muncelului ). Not far away is the monastery (Manastirea Prislop) or the historical building Conacul Berthelot. For accommodation there are a few hotels, but also apartments and guesthouses.

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Useful Addresses

  • Tourist Info – National Tourist Information Center
    Address: Bulevardul Republicii 1, Hunedoara

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Outside the city of Hunedoara you will find one of the oldest attractions in Romania, the ruins of the Dacian fortress Sarmizegetusa Regia, located in the Natural Park (Parcul Natural Grădiştea Muncelului – Cioclovina) and not to be confused with the historical site Ulpia Traiana Sarmizegetusa, a former Roman settlement. Here you can also find numerous hiking trails through idyllic forests. Also popular is the lake Lacul Cincis, which invites you to take a walk, and where you will also find a small beach, pubs and boat rentals. You can also hike in the nature park (Parcul Național Retezat). From Hunedoara you can also reach the ski resorts Statiunea Parang (90km) / Statiunea Straja (100Km). Also worth mentioning are the ruins of Ulpia Traiana Sarmizegetusa, a remnant from the Roman times.

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