Category: Romania

  • The old Roman Catholic Monastery in Radna

    The old Roman Catholic Monastery in Radna

    This monastery can be found in Radna which is right next to the small city of Lipova. Basically the river Mureș divides the two settlements. The closest major city is Arad which is about 32 km away from Radna. The Maria Radna Monastery was built in the 13th century by the King of Hungary, Carol […]

  • The Truncated Tower in Salonta

    The Truncated Tower in Salonta

    On our way back home from Oradea, we decided to make a short stop in Salonta to visit the Truncated tower which is also known as the Ciunt Tower. The place was unfortunately closed when we arrived there, so I was able to capture only some exterior shots of the building. The Truncated tower was […]

  • The Șoimoș Fortress in the Mureș Valley

    The Șoimoș Fortress in the Mureș Valley

    The Șoimoș Fortress can be found near the small Romanian town of Lipova, Arad county. In order to explore the ruins of the fortress you’ll have to make a small hike on a steep path because the fortress was build on the top of a larger hill. The path to the Șoimoș Fortress starts after […]