The Wooden Churches, Maramures, Romania - Travel Past 50
The history of the wooden churches of Maramures, which dot the villages of north western Romania is an interesting one. Maramures is primarily an Orthodox Christian enclave. While the region was under the domination of the Austria-Hungarian Empire the Orthodox were prohibited from building stone churches.
SIGHISOARA, Romania - Travel and Tourism Information
SIGHISOARA, Romania - Romania Tourism, information website regarding travel to Sighisoara, Transylvania, Romania. Provides travel information, maps and pictures for Romania. Sighisoara: airports, trains, hotels and attractions