Private guide in Maramures, guided tours in Maramures, Romania
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Information about Maramures
The Maramures area of northern Romania is surrounded by the Carpathian mountains, and extends into western Ukraine. About 550,000 people live in villages throughout the Maramures valley, where many of the centuries old traditions and culture of their Dacian ancestors are still in practice. The main climate feature of Maramures is heavy precipitation, with rainy summers and snowy winters.
The forested region is known for woodcraft, with many beautiful carved wooden gates and entryways on houses in the area. The area is also known for an abundance of wooden churches with tall spires and more woodcarvings. Visitors enjoy sights such as the Merry Cemetery in Sapanta, and the 16th century Reform church in Sighetu Marmatiei. There’s also an interesting outdoor village museum in Sighetu Marmatiei.
Other interesting experiences including taking a scenic journey on the steam train that begins in the Viseu de Sus logging town and exploring caves and waterfalls of Creasta Cocosului.
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Latest Tourist Opinion about Travel to Romania:
We had a wonderful trip to Maramures Romania this May.We admired the beautiful landscape and thanks to our grate guide Cornelia, we learned a lot of the past and resent history of the place. We are coming back soon not only because the place is amazing but also because Cornelia with her deep knowledge and pleasant way made us love Maramures . Thanks Cornelia, we were very lucky to be with you and your husband Dan.
- wooden church - UNESCO monument, Maramures, Budesti, Marmures
- Memorial Museum of the victims of communism and of the resistance, Maramures, Sighetu Marmatiei
- Barsana Monasery, Maramures
- wooden Church from Ieud, Maramures
- A cross in Merry Cemetery, Maramures
- village museum, Maramures
- Maramures Gate, Maramures