Gorj County has a rich and diverse cultural and natural heritage, with interesting and beautiful attractions and landmarks, some of them of universal importance. Beyond the great number of sights, what impresses in Gorj county is their extraordinary variety. In a relatively small geographical area, one can find almost all types of tourist attractions. In the northern mountainous side, there are countless natural attractions, with diverse landscapes covered by rich forests and wildlife, including many interesting attractions (Jiu Defile, Sohodol Gorges, alpine crest of Parang Mountains, glacial lakes, caves and many others).
The amazing and inspiring landmarks and attractions of Gorj County!
EXCEPTIONAL CULTURAL & NATURAL HERITAGE
In a strong contrast, the central and southern part of the county features insightful cultural, historical and religious attractions. The most important and impressive aspect of the Gorj County heritage is represented by the “Heroes Path” Monumental Complex in Targu Jiu, created by sculptor Constantin Brancusi as one of the most valuable artistic monuments in the world. Besides this, the county features a rich list of inspiring monasteries and wooden churches, insightful museums and memorial houses, countless historical and architectural monuments, as well as authentic ethnographical traditions.