Sarmizegetusa Regia was the capital and the spiritual centre of the Dacians before the two wars against the Roman Empire led by emperor Trajan, at the beginning of the second century AD. The site is included in the UNESCO World heritage program.

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The sacred area

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On a Sunday afternoon, coming back from a lovely weekend to Garana and the Danube, we made a quick stop to Ulpia Traiana Sarmizegetusa, located in the Hunedoara county, in the Samizegetusa village. We first thought that there’s nothing too much to see, but actually the site is very well-preserved and offers clear information about what how life was about 2000 years ago.

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