Nature, landscapes, people: Traditions, folk events, rural tourism

Maramures Traditional Costume [Photo Credit: Adrian Petrisor]

Maramures is a magic place where the traditions are kept alive by warm people. The region is known for its skillful hand-crafted wooden churches, beautiful wood-carved gates, folk costumes, and traditions.

The most striking thing about Romanian culture is the strong folk traditions which have survived to this day due to the rural character of the Romanian communities, which has resulted in an exceptionally vital and creative traditional culture.

If traditions are preserved they will bring significant benefits to the present and future generations