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Day 5: Eselnita - Targu Jiu - Horezu (the core of Romanian pottery) - Bucharest

After breakfast, we drive along the Southern Carpathians back to Bucharest.

On our way, we will make a stop in Targu Jiu, known as "The City of Brancusi". The city holds one of the greatest cultural treasures of Romania! We will admire the open-air monumental sculptures of Constantin Brancusi, one of the most famous European sculptors born just short distance from Targu Jiu, Romania. The main attractions of the city: the impressive Endless Column - among the most famous monumental works of art in the world, the Gate of the Kiss, the Chairs' Alley and the Table of Silence.

We will also visit the town of Horezu, considered one of the most representative places in Romania in terms of traditional crafts and folklore! Since 2012, the Horezu pottery is included on the UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage list for its extensive tradition of colorful, mosaic-like Romanian ceramics. Once arrived here, we won't miss either the beautiful 17th century Horezu Monastery, one of the most representative buildings in the Brancovenesc Style, included too in the UNESCO World Heritage list since 1993.

Optional lunch stop in a local traditional restaurant called "Doi Cocosi - The Two Roosters".

Arrival back in Bucharest at the end of the day.