Brasov is a city in Romania and the capital of Braşov County. Brasov is located in the central part of the country, about 166 km from Bucharest. It is surrounded by the Southern Carpathians, and is part of the Transylvania region.
It is the largest city in a mountain resorts area. The old city itself is very well preserved, and is best seen by taking the cable-car to the top of Tampa Mountain (995 m), a beautiful lookout.
Black Church is a cathedral in Braşov, a city in south-eastern Transylvania, Romania. The Black Church, the largest gothic church between Viena (Wien) and Istanbul. The work began between 1383 and 1385. Completed during the 15th century (soon after 1476)...
„Trovants Museum Natural Reserve”, located at 8 km from Horezu, in the village Costesti, declared UNESCO monument, spreads on valleys and hills strange hoodoos, also named „the stones that are growing”, having sizes starting with several millimeters to 6-8 meters.
Trovanti Museum Natural Reserve is situated in Costesti village (Valcea County), in south of village, near National Road 67. It has 11000 sqm and was created as a geological reserve.
In various structural units from Romania there are sand or gress levels with trovants, but the ones in Costesti are impressive because of diversity of their shapes and their dimensions (up to 5 m)
The term “Trovant” is usual in romanian terminology for geology. The trovants (cemented...
Poarta Sarutului (meaning Gate of the Kiss in english) is a sculpture made by Constantin Brancusi, and is located in Targu Jiu city (Romania).
The Gate of the Kiss has a tooled surface, broken by the pores of the material. The Gate of the Kiss relates to Romanian much-decorated folk architecture in wood.
The carvers in stone helped Brancusi: Ion Alexandrescu from Bucharest and Golea from Dobrita. The sizes of this work are 5.14 m high and 5.45 m length. The pillars have 1.69 m width. The whole work is disposed on a steel axle in a concrete foundation having 5 m on each side.
The Romanian sculptor Constantin Brancusi, (1876-1957) was a pioneer of abstraction in sculpture art. His sculpture is noted for its visual elegance and sensitive use of materials, combining the directness...
Two years ago i visited a countryside villa near Brasov city. I was impressed about the horses from the ranch.
The ranch disposes of highbreed steeds: 4 Friesen (Dutch origin) and 2 Rassa Espaniola (PRE). The horsemanship can take place in a ridding school, especially arranged for the beginers or in the free field for the advanced learners. The horses and the horsemanship are famous in all the county of Brasov. They livery stable for medieval entertainments.
You cand find the ranch in Brasov county, at 20 km distance from Brasov city in Romania.
I love your photos and I envy you of living in Brasov city. I live in bucharest and those places are a little bit far for me and I visit them once or twice a year and I am not happy with this. I love your collections of romanian mountains. Congrats.
Interact, make friends, share tips and techniques, have fun. Dreamstime wants your ideas and thoughts whether you are a photographer, designer or regular user. Create a blog to tell your story, promote favorite images and photographers, post tutorials or simply exchange opinions with your with fellow dreamstimers.
Don't forget words and pictures go great together so make sure you choose some Dreamstime favorite pics to brighten your article. For inspiration, check out the hottest or the most useful blogs on the left.
Create a blog to tell your story, promote favorite stock images and photographers