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Sighisoara Fortress

Sighisoara, judetul Mures

Sighisoara is a medieval fortress with architectural ensembles made in rural Gothic style, but also in Renaissance and Baroque styles, which are the result of a constructive effort appeared later in t [read more]

Cetate, Categoria: Istoric
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UNESCO

Barsana Monastery

judetul Maramures, Maramures

The Monastery “Synaxis of the 12 Holy Apostles" from Barsana is a convent, located at 22 km southeast of the Sighetu Marmatiei city, at the exit of Barsana, to the Slatioara bridge, where t [read more]

Manastire, Categoria: Religios | Biserica, Categoria: Religios
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UNESCO

Voronet Monastery

Gura Humorului, judetul Suceava

Founded by Stefan cel Mare, Voronet Monastery church dedicated to "St. Gheorghe" is a synthesis of Byzantine and Gothic elements, made in an original manner. With a brilliant ingenuity, with [read more]

Manastire, Categoria: Religios
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UNESCO

The Danube Delta Biosphere Reserve (DDBRA)

Delta Dunarii, judetul Tulcea

With Romania's adhesion to the Ramsar Convention in 1991, Danube Delta Biosphere Reserve (DDBRA) was recognized as a wetland of international importance especially as waterfowl habitat. Taking into ac [read more]

Parc, Categoria: Natura
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UNESCO

Humor Monastery

Gura Humorului, judetul Suceava

Situated at a distance of 5 to 6 km of Gura Humorului, Humor Monastery is one of the most famous foundations of the Romanian Middle Ages. It was built in 1530 by Toader Bubuiog, member of the divan of [read more]

Manastire, Categoria: Religios
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Hurezi (Horezu) Monastery

Horezu, judetul Valcea

Among the historical monasteries, which decorates the Romanian ground, Hurezi Monastery is considered, along with its hermitages, the most representative architecture complex, defining the Brancoveanu [read more]

Manastire, Categoria: Religios
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Alexandru Ioan Cuza Memorial House

Galati, judetul Galati

AddressAlexandru Ioan Cuza, 80

Description

Alexandru Ioan Cuza Memorial House is composed out of a permanent exhibition dedicated to the prince, wich has the quality of reconstructing the Galati ambient at the end of the nineteenth century and the beginning of the twentieth century.

Alexandru Ioan Cuza (the first ruler of the Romanian principalities) lived in this building between 1844 to 1859, while he was the president of the Court of Justice. In 1937 it formed the "Cuza Voda Association ", witch aimed to restore the house and transform it into a museum. Catherine and Paul Posa’s donation formed the nucleus of the planned exhibition.

The museum opens on 24 January 1939. And in the period 1950 - 1956 in the building there are assembled the collections of the Museum of Art and the Museum of Natural Sciences. Since 1986 the museum was closed to the public for restoration of the building. Since 1995 the Museum is known as "Cuza Voda House ", and from 20 May 2004, in a wing of the house, it opened the permanent exhibition of numismatics, medal, philately.

The specificity of fashionable salons from Galati, with the most representative furniture styles of the time (example: library gift of Carol I of Mihail Kogalniceanu) are presented in the first three rooms downstairs. The IV Hall is dedicated to progress in science and technology from the same period (example: a car of the company "De Dion-Bouton", French style, built in 1898, equipped with internal combustion engine). The exhibits hall upstairs are representative for the activity and the personality of the Prince Cuza, his family and collaborators (decorative art pieces, clothing and accessories etc.)

Schedule: 10:00 - 17:00 / Monday closed

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