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Câmpulung

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Not to be confused with Câmpulung Moldovenesc in Moldavia.

Câmpulung (occasionally Câmpulung Muscel) is a city in Muntenia.

Understand[edit]

One of the medieval capitals of Wallachia, Câmpulung has several interesting historical sites and a convenient location next to the Carpathian mountains.

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By bus[edit]

Câmpulung is linked by very frequent (every half hour) buses with the regional hub Piteşti (1½ hours away). There are several direct buses from Bucharest (a 3hr trip), Braşov (2½hr) and Târgovişte (2hr). Most of their schedules are available on autogari.ro.

By train[edit]

The city is reached by three direct trains from Bucharest (offering a 2hr45min travel time) and two commuter trains from Piteşti (2hr travel time), all operated by the public railway operator CFR. Timetables can be accessed on the CFR website.

Get around[edit]

Most of the city can be visited on foot.

See[edit]

  • 1 Mănăstirea Negru Vodă (Negru Voda monastery), strada Negru Vodă 64, +40 248 510750. Founded in the 14th century and rebuilt around 1635, houses the tomb of one of the first Wallachian princes.
  • [dead link] Biserica Sfăntul Iacob (Bărăţia) (Saint Jacob church), strada Negru Vodă nr. 116, +40 248 512387, . A 13th century Catholic church.
  • Muzeul de istorie (History museum), strada Negru Voda nr. 119, +40 248 512037. Tu-Su 09:00-17:00. 3 lei.
  • Muzeul de etnografie si arta populara (Ethnography and traditional art museum), strada Republicii nr. 5, +40 248 811737. Tu-Su 09:00-17:00. 3 lei.

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There are several guesthouses in the city, with prices starting around €14/night.

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