"Roman, 600 years of history" Roman by Elweb

Roman Travel Guide: 8 reviews and 27 photos

Brief Historycal Data

The city of Roman is located in the centre of Moldavia, on its main channel of comunication concerning both the rail - as part of the route Bucharest-Dornesti-Cernauti-Warshaw, and the road transportation, the European highway E85 connecting Poland and Ukraine, trough Romania, to Bulgaria, Turkey, Greece and Near West.
The town is located close to the margins of the Moldavian Plateau, at the confluence of Moldova and Siret rivers, and has a surface of 3.008 hectares. The hills that guard the eastern part of the city belongs to the Moldavian Plateau and do not exeed 1000 feet in high.

History

The first evidence documenting this settlement was found in a 'list of Russian towns, close and remote', elaborated arrownd 1388-1391, where the town is mentioned by the name of 'Town of Roman on Moldova river'.
The first local document reffering the city of Roman is the Charter issued on March, 30, 1392, 'in our town of Roman-Voivode' this being one of the most beautiful documents of the 14th century, adorned with a hanging seal and hosted by the state archives in Bucharest.

600 years of history

I was born in Roman in 1976, and wanted to get away from it since. Than, i moved away for about seven month, and i was missing it like hell :)) It is true that Roman is a small town (apr. 100.000 people living in it), and that the commerce and industry are nearly dead here, but still... If anyone want to come visit my city it will find a great comunity of people, ready to jump into the fire for their guests!

I hope I can upload more photos of Roman in my travelogues...

Just found out that i have to excange some links. LOL, i mean, i found myself looking for "Roman".

great infos about Roman on:
a. http://www.maths.dundee.ac.uk/~istoleri/home.htm
b. http://www.roman-romania.com/ (a complete site about Roman, its history and ppl, from the beginning 'till now)

If you wanna know what am i doing for a living:
www.magagency.ro, and soon www.opiniapress.ro

Pros and Cons
  • Pros:Small town, could be visited in one day, by foot, good hotel, great food, old home made wines, beautiful girls and hospitality...
  • Cons:beggers, bad sidewalks, and no transportation
  • In a nutshell:If you decide to visit Roman, i'll be waiting!
  • Intro Updated Jun 9, 2005
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Comments (11)

  • planxty's Profile Photo
    Jul 2, 2009 at 1:12 PM

    Hi chris, interesting page on a less visited part of Romania. fergy.

  • Fam.Rauca's Profile Photo
    Oct 2, 2006 at 11:03 PM

    O pagina foarte reusita, care scoate in evidenta frumusetile acestui oras linistit, moldovenesc. Salutari si urari de bine din Viena! Gabriela

  • ezaguryk's Profile Photo
    Feb 23, 2005 at 10:00 AM

    Happy B-Day!!!!!! Wish you the best on your day. Have fun!!!!!! Kisses from Venezuela

  • mizzzthanggg's Profile Photo
    Feb 23, 2005 at 7:07 AM

    Happy Birthday Christian!! Nice page on Romania and Roman! ;) Greetings from Malaysia

  • tpangelinan's Profile Photo
    Oct 11, 2003 at 4:45 AM

    Great tour, pictures and information! Disco is a beautiful building, looks more like a museum.

  • pepples46's Profile Photo
    Feb 14, 2003 at 10:30 PM

    yes I like that too..singing for me while cooking..wonderful humorous page, the Town looks like one can have fun, bottom up..where's the vodka!!

  • keeweechic's Profile Photo
    Feb 14, 2003 at 9:59 PM

    I'd love to have someone sing to me while they cook:-).. partying starts early there but that's not a problem. Tks for the info. I'd luv to visit

  • demonia's Profile Photo
    Jan 7, 2003 at 2:25 AM

    Good local customs tip! That thing BURNS your throat! Nice uniforms :D

  • nighthawk's Profile Photo
    Nov 28, 2002 at 4:23 AM

    too bad you cannot upload photographs..would be great to see romania as you see it ... good page

  • Rebecca_jp's Profile Photo
    Nov 27, 2002 at 10:54 PM

    Good info, I should go and check if the soccer team is really good! :P
    Waiting for the pics ;o)

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