Craiova Vacations

Romania
Dreaming of a vacation in Romania? Look no further than Craiova. It has something for everyone including Botanical Garden and parcul Romanescu. Even better, vacations to Craiova don't need to be expensive. We compare hundreds of flight and hotel options to find you the best deal available, leaving you with …

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Gratian Matache
Gratian MatacheLimbiate, Italy
31/05/2012

Romania's 6th largest city and capital of Dolj County, is situated near the east bank of the river Jiu in central Oltenia. It is a longstanding political center, and is located at approximately equal distances from the Southern Carpathians (north) and the River Danube (south). Craiova is the chief commercial city west of Bucharest and the most important city of Oltenia. The city prospered as a regional trading centre despite an earthquake in 1790, a plague in 1795, and a Turkish assault in 1802 during which it was burned. Craiova, which occupied the site of the Dacian and Roman city Pelendava, was formerly the capital of Oltenia. One of the most important geto - dacian settlement of the Craiova aeria (Mofleni zone) was Pelendava, dating since the period 400 - 350 BC as the archaeological findings indicate. At the beginning of the second century AD, the Romans have built here a Roman camp, made from hard soil, afterwards made from rock and bricks (during the time of Hadrian, 117 - 138). Due to the favourabile geographical position, the protection of the Roman camp and the military garrison, the Roman Pelendava has known a thriving life. The settlement is mentioned in the Tabula Peutingeriana - a map of the Roman Empire, made at the request of the Roman emperor Caracalla. The year 225 (when this map was finished during Severus Alexander) is considered the first documentation mentioned of the oldest settlement from the nowadays city area.

Alina Violeta
Alina VioletaCraiova, Romania
07/08/2017

CRAIOVA. There are a lot of things to visit and to do. You can have fun.

Николай Николов
Николай НиколовSofia, Bulgaria
23/06/2012

Beautiful city!

Fatt E Toje
Fatt E Toje
28/12/2019

Città romantica e divertente, costa poco e permette esperienze d'ogni genere.

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