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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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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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Banffy Palace

Cluj-Napoca, judetul Cluj

AddressPiata Unirii, 30

Description

Banffy Palace was built between 1774 and 1785, on the sides of a rectangular courtyard, by count Gheorghe (Gyorgy) Banffy. The palace is considered the most representative baroque building from Transylvania.The Rococo frontispiece has the Banffy family emblem and statues of characters from Roman mithology: Mars, Diana, Apollo, Perseus, Hercules and Minerva. Since 1951, the palace housed the National Museum of Art from Cluj-Napoca and its valuable heritage of paintings, graphics and decorative art.

The core of this heritage consists of Virgil Cioflec collection that meets the works of famous artists: Nicolae Grigorescu, Demetrius Paciurea, Stefan Luchian with those of genuine talent: Theodor Pallady, Vasile Popescu, Camil Ressu and so on, exposed in more than 20 rooms.
Moreover, there are works of lesser-known artists of the eighteenth-century in Transylvania. The first floor of the building, which houses the Art Gallery, was closed in 1990 because of the advanced state of degradation of the building and was reopened in 1996. National Museum of Art from Cluj-Napoca was EMYA Award nominee for the European Museum of the Year 1997.

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