The Rough Guide to RomaniaBook - 2008-
to one of the most beautiful countries in Southeast Europe. The full-colour section introduces the country's highlights, from the monumental Palace of Parliament in Bucharest to the majestic Bicaz gorges. Using informed accounts, clue-up on all the top sights from the marvellous wooden churches of Maramureş to the romantic Danube Delta and the best beaches of the black sea coast. The guide takes a detailed look at Romanian history, literature, politics and cultural life with expert background on everything from the painted Monasteries of Bucovina to hiking in the Carpathians. There are plenty of practical tips on bird-watching, information on all the best accommodation, transportation and restaurants and lively reviews of hundreds of shops, bars and clubs. Discover every corner of Romania with the clearest maps of any guide.