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Kungsträdgården, Stockholm

The nation’s most famous körsbärsträd (cherry trees) are found right in the heart of Stockholm, in the grand park known as Kungsträdgården.

The Vasa Museum, Stockholm

The Vasa is the only preserved seventeenth-century ship in the world and a unique art treasure. More than 95 percent of the ship is original, and it is decorated with hundreds of carved sculptures.

The Royal Palace, Stockholm

The palace dates back to the 18th century and is one of the most interesting historic buildings in Stockholm. Uncover the rich past of the Swedish royal family and learn about the day to day lives of the modern monarchy.

Prejmer Fortified Church, Romania

Prejmer Fortified Church is one of the 25 UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Romania. The largest fortified church in southeastern Europe, Prejmer (Tartlau in German) was built by Teutonic knights in 1212-1213.

Rasnov Fortress, Romania

Rasnov Fortress (Rosenau in German), is located on a rocky hilltop in the Carpathian Mountains, 650 ft. above the town of Rasnov. First mentioned in an official document in 1331, the fortress was built by Teutonic Knights as protection against invading Tartars and was later enlarged by the local Saxon population.

Criț and the Fortified Church, Romania

A neighbor to the village of Viscri, Criț is first mentioned in the year 1322. Hills surround the village; on the westernmost hilltop stands the village church – first fortified in the 15th century with a protective wall and five towers.

Viscri fortified church, Romania

Viscri Fortified Church is one of the 25 UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Romania. Unlike other Transylvanian fortified churches, Viscri was built around 1100 by the Szekler population and taken over by Saxon colonists in 1185.

Rupea Fortress, Romania

The fortress, one of the most beautiful medieval castles in Romania is located in Rupea, at the border of Brasov County and Mures County on top of Cohalm hill. The first documentation dates back in 1324.

Lake Sfânta Ana, Romania

Saint Anne Lake is located in the Carpathian Mountains in the East-central part of Romania. It is the only volcanic lake in the country. Its charm for tourists has the roots into the legends surrounding this place, the beautiful landscape, the healing properties and into the fact that it is also a great place to get in touch with nature and relax.