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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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UNESCO

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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UNESCO

Botanical Garden

Bucuresti, Muntenia

Phone021 4109139
AddressSos. Cotroceni, 32

Description

Located near Cotroceni Palace, the Botanical Garden of Bucharest is one of the capital’s attractions for the passionate lovers of beauty and usefulness.
The Botanical Garden of Bucharest is the work of Pr. Dr. Dimitrie Branza and landscape architect Fuchs, a native of Brussels, who in 1884 decided to set the garden in the current location.

In 1891, with the inauguration of the building greenhouses and the Botanical Institute (bombed in 1944), the planning of the Botanical Garden is finalized.

Between the two world wars, the Botanical Garden is degraded because of the the troops occupation inside of the Garden but also because of the many bombings that took place. During 1960-1989, the Botanical Garden has been restored in detail, remaining until now a reassuring place for meditation, which pleases the eye with the harmony in which many cultivated plants combine.

The Botanical Garden Museum, housed in a building that impresses with architectural Brancoveanu style, owns a large collection of flowers, arranged in 20 rooms. The museum’s collection has painted plates, fruit, seeds, dried or preserved plant fragments in formalin, which are set by ecological systematic and functional criterias.

The museum is divided into: the Danube Delta flora, campaign hill and mountain flora.
The Botanical Garden Museum draws the visitor’s attention by dioramas with scenes of the Delta and a "cave".

Besides the many species of plants belonging to the different flora, the Botanical Garden Museum grants access to manuscripts, research equipment related to botany old field, a collection of pieces of plant material and craft a collection of wood samples of trees and indigenous and exotic shrubs.

In the Botanical Garden we can find: ornamental plant sector, geographical groups (rare plant flora of Romania, plants of the Mediterranean), the flora of Dobrogea, waterfall, Italian garden, Rosary, the useful plants, the "Plant System".

The complex of greenhouses is the main point of tourist interest of the garden, a place that catches the beauty of exotic plants from all regions of the world warm. They are grouped into eight compartments, by their living conditions. Each plant has a short description of the scientific name, popular name, origin and its spread.

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