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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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UNESCO

Bujoreni Village Museum

Ramnicu Valcea, judetul Valcea

AddressCalea lui Traian, 302

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Bujoreni Village Museum is located in the north side of town Ramnicu Valcea, is an open air museum, whose arrangement began in 1969, and in 1974 entered the visiting circuit. It is designed to reconstruct, on an area of 8 hectares, the functional image of a traditional rural settlement, with all its social and cultural institutions.

The museum is representative through its four sectors: farm-housing sector, social-cultural sector of  the monuments of public utility, traditional technical handicrafts sector and construction specialist sector. Valcea traditional art is illustrated by the interior decoration of houses, in the handicraft workshops, through pottery and textile pieces, wood, metal, furniture, iconography pieces and traditional furniture.

Today, the heritage museum has 71 units of popular architecture, totaling over 12,000 museum pieces that reflect the structure of the households according to the traditional occupations, handicrafts and traditions of local communities. There are especially distinguished homes with arbour, specific to the ethnographic area of Valcea, transferred here from Maldaresti, Stoenesti, Barbatesti, Boisoara.

Next, the homes of unicellular type from Maldaresti, the houses with porch from Cernisoara, Alunu, Milcoiu, Nicolae Balcescu Mitrofani, Prundeni. In addition, there is a series of household annexes: warehouses, maize barns, stalls and cages for animals and birds, water mills.

Besides these monuments of architecture, there is still a number of socio-cultural objectives: rural primary school from the beginning of the XX th century, a traditional inn from Lovistei country (1899), transferred from Saliste village-Malaia township, two wooden churches of Mangureni village-Nicolae Balcescu township(1785) and Mrenesti village-Cernisoara township(1771).

Also, visitors will find several specialized constructions: a sheepfold transferred from Smeurat mountain - Capatanii Mountains, a vineyard mansion from Fartatesti, landmark fountains, guard arbours, bee apiaries etc.

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