Not sure about you, but whenever we come near a cemetery, the whole atmosphere is solemn and serious, and certainly nothing to laugh about.
Well, once you reach the Sapanta village in Maramures, you will break this rule, because everyone laughs here, even in the cemetery.
As soon as you enter the Merry Cemetery, you will see groups of people gathered around the tombstones and laughing their heads off .
This one-of-a-kind open-air museum has earned Romania yet another spot in the Guinness Book of Records.
This is the only cemetery in the world where you will find yourself chuckling as you are admiring the 800 vividly colored oak crosses, with naïve paintings and hilarious poems depicting episodes from the life of the deceased.
You will have a better understanding of the local religious culture that views death as a celebration, a mere stepping stone to the afterlife.
In fact, our great national poet Mihai Eminescu once wrote “for there is no death/ and that which you call death/ is just life written elsewise/ in the holy book of nature”.
We include Merry Cemetery in the program in multiple forms of booking tours to museums, monasteries or medieval villages, but this must only tell us when and how you have scheduled vacation just to you can suggest and overlap with various events that occur frequently, such as concerts, festivals, plays, fairs and exhibitions itinerant, seasonal discounts, etc..
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We hope to have convinced you that Nicolas Experience Tours is what you need when you want to escape from the world and recharge your batteries through cultural and sensory enrichment.
To enjoy our experiential concept tours, which can be personalized to your preferences, all you have to do is enter the vacation reservation module for Romania, Moldavian Republic and even Bulgaria (in limited areas) and tell us the duration of your trip and number of friends you want to bring along. You can choose between one-day or two-day trips, or more, and a wide array of theme tours, such as::
Historical Tours in Romania
Castles of Romania Tour
Adventure Tours in Romania
Museum Tours in Bucharest/Romania
Moldavian Monasteries Tour, Romania
Shopping Tours in Romania
Culinary Tours in Romania
Black Sea Tours
Romanian lakes Tour
Romanian waterfalls Tour
Danube Delta Tours
Photo Tours in Romania
Medieval Tours in Romania
By visiting us, you will discover the last virgin forests in Europe, remarkable natural reservations and find out why Prince Charles has acquired so many properties here and why he spends so much time in Romania.
You will also learn what great movies stars look for when they come to film in Romania, what restaurants and clubs they like, and where people like Nicolas Cage prefer to lodge.