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10,000 hotel rooms and no tourists

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On the island of Rugen Germanic, Baltic, is the largest hotel in the world, but the time was not occupied any room.

The hotel is so grandiose that spans almost 5 kilometers, with 10,000 bedrooms, all overlooking the sea. Surprisingly, this beachfront resort was built 70 years ago, but had no room yet.

 

Prora – Wikipedia

Prora is a beach resort on the island of Rügen, Germany, known especially for its colossal Nazi-planned tourist structures. The enormous building complex was …

 

As the hotel called Prora was built by the Nazis between 1936 and 1939 on the orders of Hitler. In the same period, Hitler was preparing for war, which was a priority of building a hotel so majestic project was never finished.

Prora is situated along Gulf region Sassnitz and Binz.

During the first years of construction, nearly 9,000 construction companies from the Reich were involved. Early in the war, the works were stopped and workers were transferred to armories.

 

Hitler’s holiday camp is finally opening up for tourists as luxury …

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During the war, Prora was used as an outpost for the Eastern German army. After German reunification in 1990, the building remains empty. The complex was built to receive 20,000 visitors, part of the Nazi program ,, Power by happiness’ (Kraft durch Freude KdF). The aim is to promote activities for German workers and spread Nazi propaganda.

Currently the Prora will be transformed into a modern resort, four of the five blocks were sold to private investors.

Source: Vintage News

Hitler's Abandoned Nazi Resort

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Things you can do for free in Berlin

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The Brandenburg Gate in Berlin

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The German capital was highlighted in recent years by promoting freedom that attracts investors and artists alike. Recently become one of the most interesting European destinations, Berlin offers many activities for tourists extremely cheap or free.

 

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Daily Secret site presents nine options for travelers who want to enjoy a holiday here without having to pay too much.

 Independent art exhibitions in galleries. Admission is free, while visiting the great museums in the city costs a lot. These independent galleries offer interesting exhibitions of modern art lovers, especially those on Potsdamer Strasse and Schoneberg, where the exhibit together young artists and established artists. Often, during the inauguration of such exhibitions, visitors are served with a glass of wine.
 Tourists who love karaoke necessarily have to go to Maurpark. Here, each tour every Sunday, MC Joe karaoke Hatchiban will cause everyone wants to show his talent. Performances take place in an amphitheater that can accommodate up to 1,500 people.

A tour of the city with open bus is a very cheap compared to other means of local transport. A journey that provides six stops only costs 2.70 euro ticket is valid for 2 hours. In the meantime, the tourist can descend to any station to visit certain goals, then he can go to another bus using the same ticket. 100 bus line passes through the most beautiful areas of Berlin, so that tourists can admire the Reichstag, Brandenburg Gate, Unter den Linden Victory Column, Zoo.

Those who want to ride a bicycle can enjoy the quiet of this activity Tempelhof Park, which is one of the largest parks in the world. It covers about 4 square kilometers and well appointed tracks are ideal for cycling, rollerblading or skateboarding. There is also a special area for barbecues.
Another free activity Berlin is attending a lunch concert at the Berlin Philharmonic. Normally, a ticket here costs about 100 euros, but in 2007 the famous cultural institution has decided to provide free, Each week, one lunch concert. Oragnizate shows are every Tuesday at 13.00 from September to June.
The summer heat can become unbearable Berlin. Therefore, a boat ride on the lake is a perfect solution for travelers who want to cool a little longer. The city is located near many lakes, including Liebnitzsee or Schlachtensee. Admission is free, but transport to here can cost around 3.30 euros. In the lakes you can make boating or beach, and nudists are not uncommon here.
Tourists Thai food enthusiasts should not miss a visit to the Thai Park. Every Sunday here can be bought various homemade sweets that are very cheap. The atmosphere is very pleasant and subway ticket can be reached here costs just 1 euro.
Soviet memorial and military cemetery can be visited for free, Treptower Park. The complex was inaugurated in 1949 as a sign of respect for Soviet soldiers who died in 1945 during the Battle for Berlin. Soviet memorial also includes a 12-meter high statue of a Russian soldier who stands over the remains of a destroyed swastika.
A few pleasant hours can be spent in the markets of Berlin, where it can be bought fresh food and very cheap souvenirs. Tourists can make a stop in the Turkish market, where they can buy spices, fresh juices and vegetables. There is a market for second-hand goods, Nowkoelln, which is open on Sundays. All the products are very cheap.

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Transfăgărăşan one of the most beautiful roads in the world

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On 20 septembrie1974 Transfăgărăşan highway was inaugurated, comprising the longest road tunnel in Romania (887 m), located at the highest altitude in the country: 2,045 m.

Transfăgărăşanul is the most famous road in Romania. Built between 1970 and 1974 as a means of communication between Wallachia and Transylvania, it is called “the way of clouds”.

To achieve the 91 kilometers of road were deployed about 3 million tons of rock were 830 works made cross and 290,000 cubic meters of masonry. To achieve tunnel Capra – Balea – the longest in Romania, with a length of 887 m – were excavated more than 41,000 cubic meters of rock. Also, they used 20 tons of dynamite, 3.573 tons of cement, 89 tons of reinforcing steel, 24,000 anchors, 129 tonnes of welded mesh, 14,200 square meters of formwork, 1,750 linear meters of concrete pipes, 4,100 meters of pipe, 50 tons of metallic, 6,900 cubic meters of sand, 6,000 cubic meters of gravel, 3,000 tonnes of chippings and lighting 740 lamps.

 

Attempt for world record speed on Transfagarasan in August

Fabio Barrone, who last year got a time under eight minutes on the Nurburgring circuit, will be driving a Ferrari 458 at 2,000 meters altitude on the panoramic side of the Transfagarasan. The race will be timed by officials from Tag Heuer and will run

The idea of building this road belonged to Nicolae Ceausescu who wanted to provide a strategic road over the mountains, used mainly by the military. Following the invasion of Czechoslovakia by Soviet troops in 1968, Romania was a Red Army Target in sight. By its construction, they could not be passed Fagaras mountains in the area, even using horse.

The building was used by young people enrolled in the military mandatory 18 years, builders civilians and soldiers, peasants and intellectuals, many of the latter that came in communist prisons.

The stories place miners who deal with explosives were kept mounting each other, each 20 to 30, not to be taken by storm and thrown into the abyss.

 

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Another story relates to a monk named nectar. After building Transfăgărăşan he went by car, a Trabant, to Capra, where he was surprised by an avalanche. He left the car under the canopy of the Goat and he fell on snow, being led by the “wave”. They say it has survived, while the machine was found after 6 months when the snow melted.

The fact is that some of those who built “the way the clouds” died in deep chasms of Fagaras Mountains. Official dozens were reported dead, hundreds were unofficial.

Many deaths were recorded in the construction of a dam at Vidaru, in front of which passes Transfăgărăşanul. The dam was built 10 years earlier, following a large flood in 1960. An entire village was submerged under the waters of the giant lake Vidraru then to make way for the dam.Some villagers drowned Cumpăna chose instead to be displaced. People say that many of the remains of houses, including cross on the steeple can be seen when Vidrarului waters fall. Some homes were drowned and a stately villa that belonged to the family Brătianu.

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Romanian objective gets Certificate of Excellence from TripAdvisor

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Fagaras Fortress recently received the certificate of excellence in tourism from travel website TripAdvisor, after last year it was considered the second most beautiful castle in the world, surpassed by Neuschwanstein Castle in Germany, romantic-Renaissance style, according to a ranking conducted by Hopper, a site dedicated to travel planning and presented the publication Huffington Post.

 

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“It is indeed a great honor for us. I think tourists who wrote travel website TripAdvisor, the second most accessed after Facebook, opinions only and excellence were well pleased with what they saw at Fagaras Fortress. Of the 85 rooms of the Castle can be visited now 40, and next week and the Throne Room will be opened on Friday, after being rehabilitated several months and was removed from the tourist circuit. The rest City Library premises, offices and warehouses obietivului heritage tourism that is not visiting, “said Agerpres Fagaras Fortress director, Elena Bejenaru.

Built in the late fifteenth century Renaissance-style Great Hall of the Throne crossed centuries and gave Fagaras Fortress meaning a grandiose edifice, respected and admired by generations of rulers, princes or passenger.

In this impressive hall, called the documents and the Grand Palace, received messages of Romanian and Moldovan country, the great hetman of Poland, or the Gate. Here and hosted the Transylvanian Diet messengers were received France’s King Louis XIV of Austrian Emperor Leopold I and King of Poland and accepted Diploma Leopold, who served as the Constitution of Transylvania, to 1848. Between 1948-1960, the Throne Room was communist prison. Since then, for half a century, leaving a degraded room closed, almost forgotten. Now after restoration, which means one side Throne Hall Fagaras Fortress and retain architectural elements of the eighteenth century will be played next week tourist circuit, and inside it will be organized national and international conferences, say representatives of the historical monument.

“Fagaras Fortress is one of the largest and best preserved fortresses in Europe feudal castle was passed Est.În pivot regional power. During the eighteenth century the city was extended, reflecting the richness of the place”, according to the publication The Huffington Post .

Located in the middle of Fagaras Fortress was visited by 55,000 tourists last year, of which 30% foreign tourists, said Elena director Fagaras Fortress Bejenaru, who added that the tour of the entire building, tourist takes about two hours.

Tourists visiting this goal and have the audio-guides guides available in Romanian, English, French, German and Hungarian. On defense moat around the castle can be seen 10 white and black swans, and wild ducks. Fagaras Fortress visitation program is from Tuesday to Friday from 8.00 to 19.00 and 10.00 to 18.00 on Saturday and Sunday between. The ticket costs 15 lei lei for adults and seven children, students and pensioners, writes Agerpres.

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60 fun things about Romania, found by a Brazilian

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A young man from Brazil who spent more time in our country and wrote on his Facebook account and impressions about Romania.

12 Things You Didn’t Know About Romania | Travel Away

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The young man called Fernando Castilho Cintra and plays with a fine humor, the main feature – as we noted it – the country and its inhabitants, writes touristinromania.net.

1. From outside Romania, Dracula is a vampire;

 2. The same man, Vlad the Impaler, is a national hero;

3. While vampires drink wine, true red thing that I loved was drinking cherry brandy.

4. Another devilish drink is vodka, brandy Hungarians call, but the same thing;

5. Most Moldavia, Wallachia and others have no idea of what happens to Hungarians from Transylvania;

6. Romanians smoking a cigarette absurd amount. He smokes at home, in restaurants and even shopping malls.

7. Romanians always remove their shoes before entering the house;

8. I think that Romanians prefer to maintain clean floors rather than the lungs;

9. Departure from Romania are your best memories of my life: rivers, canyons, hills, mountains – Romanians have it all;

10. The roads in Romania are in a fairly good condition, but had an absurd number of curves;

11. Also, when you want to go to the toilet – do not worry! There are so many houses on the roads that will be easier to get into a bath than a bush;

12. Maramures is a very cheerful; cheerful, joyful costumes, bright colors … even a merry cemetery;

13. The only ones who are happy in Maramures are herding dogs. Not at all happy. Not like anyone. Run as hard as you can when you see one.

14. In fact, unless you’re in a city, whenever you see a dog in Romania, run!

15. Another tactic is to have all the time you small. And as I am a vegetarian, I did not mind to give small dogs;

16. Vegetarian being can say for sure that Romanians LOVE meat;

17. Stuffed cabbage, stew, bacon, sausage – all you lovers of meat;

18. Romanians eat soup every day of their lives;

Taxi 19 sites in Romania are ridiculously cheap;

20. Another easy way to travel is hitchhiking. Romanians do very often return the favor;

21. Romanians expect to pay when you hitch. Of course, you can say “I have no money” you get in your car, but you can probably find a driver frustrated scream “shut the door” on your sensitivity (true story);

22. The best way to travel to Romania, in my opinion, is the inter-regio trains. They’re cheap, comfortable, come on time and usually are quite lax (more catch and crowded trains);

23. However, you can stay in a train for 12 hours in the direction of Suceava – Mures, even during the New Year. Then you will understand what “crowded” (true story);

24. Romanians love to go skiing;

25. Skiing in Romania is absurdly cheap;

26. I took three days to learn to ski. Skiing is not for Brazilians or residents of tropical countries;

27. But once you learn you’ll love this sport. That opened a new door to me by my favorite part of Romania Mountains;

28. Romania has the best views you’ve ever seen in my life. All of them are from the mountaintops;

29. Mountains of Romania have beautiful trails for hikers, cottages for travelers to stay overnight and most daring places to put tents;

 

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30. By now, you should have guessed that a trip to Romania is absurdly cheap;

31. It is interesting that many Romanian never climbed the mountain did not;

32. What is even more interesting is that, most often, simple places like Mother Romanians overestimate or underestimate Monasteries in Bucovina and wonderful places (example – Bucharest);

33. Bucharest is a lovely city. Of course that does not have an architecture such as Budapest, Krakow and other cities in Eastern Europe, but has museums, parks and nightlife – what few cities;

34. People say that there are many stray dogs in Bucharest;

35. Frankly, I saw several dogs chasing me when I ride a bike than I saw in one week in Bucharest;

36. I have not seen very many stray dogs in Bucharest;

37. Romanian language is beautiful. Sounds nice and easy for Brazilians to learn;

38. “The beef is not dying of hunger” – and translate thought written in Portuguese;

39. However, the most obscure part of the Romanian language is dative;

40. Ahhhh DATIVUUUUL;

41. Can you say “I’m hungry”, “I’m thirsty,” “I’m sleepy,” but you can not say “I’m tired”;

42. AAAAHHH DATIIIIIV !!!!

43. Romanians speak shoulders. Observe them! When someone says “Well, I do not know …”;

44. Follow the same exercise above and pay attention to their mouth, and chin;

45. Hungarians will not recognize this before, but Romanian accent. How to say “do not know” is the same thing as saying “Nem tudom”

46. My favorite way to practice my Romanian language was with me took hitchhiking drivers;

47. I often wondered what the hell do in such a country if you are Brazilian;

48. These drivers did not know that the Romanian health system is incredible that there is a murder rate lower than in Norway and is the country with the fastest growing economy in Eastern European countries;

49. In general, Romanians complain of Romania. They are always complaining: politics, economy, society …

50. This thinking is completely wrong;

51. I learned what four seasons: hot, cold autumns, cold winters and superb springs;

52. Romania has all four seasons, with two huge advantages, unlike Nordic countries: winter sun there. Summer is not cloudy;

53. Romania has a nice fauna: deer often see, chamois are seen occasionally, wolves and bears are invisible;

54. I once walked in a bear – when I was closest to him;

55. Romanians are Latinos in speech, but not Latin blood;

56. When you walk into an office, you have to shake hands with men and women just waving;

Romanians 57. I expected the Brazilian to play football very well … WRONG:

58. Even a few months after the World Cup ended, I heard “So, you like the German team” … Go fuck!

59. Most Romanian 18 have only two dreams in mind: to move to England or move to any other country that is not Romania;

60. While Romanians dreams go, I dream that I will return someday.

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