What's scheduled to reopen today in Romania?
Numerous landmarks and parks are expecting their first visitors in nearly two months
- May 15, 2020 09:30
- Monika Dimitrova
Today, 15 May 2020, Romania has changed the state of emergency to a state of alert. In light of this development, numerous Romanian landmarks and parks are reopening for visitors.
All parks and public gardens in the Romanian capital Bucharest, as well as the zoo, are working once again, informed Mayor Gabriela Firea on her Facebook profile. All parks in Bucharest have been closed since 28 March, with the goal of preventing the spread of Covid-19. Just a few large parks in Bucharest’s District 2 were allowed to reopen earlier, on 9 May.
All parks in Bucharest have been closed for visitors for almost two months
Starting 20 May, the National Museum of Art of Romania, the Museum of Art Collections, the K.H. Zambaccian Museum, and Theodor Pallady Museum in Bucharest will reopen to the public. The visiting schedule will be changed temporarily - from Wednesday to Sunday, between 11:00 and 17:00 o’clock.
Tourist landmarks across Romania also reopen for visitors
One of Romania's most famous cultural landmarks - Corvin Castle in Hunedoara, is reopening to the public starting today. The management of the museum is implementing all necessary measures to prevent the spread of coronavirus and to keep both the staff and the visitors safe.
Tourists will also be able to visit the ancient Dacian fortress Sarmizegetusa Regia, located in central Romania. Visiting hours of the landmark are between 09:00 and 20:00.
The Astra open-air museum in Sibiu is also reallowing visits starting today. Numerous safety measures have been introduced at the cultural institution. The museum can welcome around 2,500 visitors per day.
Despite the good news, the Romanian government recommends all people to avoid crowded areas, to respect social distancing, and to wash their hands often. In addition, the management departments of the landmarks, museums and parks plan to install signs informing tourists about the safety rules that they have to respect.
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