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Probota Monastery

judetul Suceava, Bucovina

Located in Probota, in Suceava County, Probota Monastery was built at the order of Prince of Moldova, Petru Rares. The name of this monastery is of Slavic origin and means "brotherhood". The [read more]

Manastire, Categoria: Religios
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The Wooden Church of Ieud Deal

judetul Maramures, Maramures

Built by the local noble family in the early seventeenth century in Ieud, the old church situated on the hill is a century older than the wooden plain church. The Wooden Church from Ieud Deal represen [read more]

Biserica, Categoria: Religios
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Ghelinta - the frescoes of St. Ladislau's legend

Covasna, judetul Covasna

Built in Roman style, the old building of the Roman Catholic Church in the village of Ghelinta was enlarged in the fifteenth century, but the frescoes made in the early fourteenth century were kept in [read more]

Biserica, Categoria: Religios
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Saint John the New Monastery

judetul Suceava, Bucovina

Built to face the multitude of believers coming to pray at the relics of Saint John the New (in Rom. Sfantul Ioan cel Nou), Saint John the New Monastery of Suceava is a monastery of monks, which is de [read more]

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Saint Nicholas Wooden Church

judetul Maramures, Maramures

Built in 1643, Saint Nicholas Wooden Church from Budesti represents an eloquent example of a typical church from Maramures. Representative in this sense is the structure of the monastery: with high in [read more]

Biserica, Categoria: Religios
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Calnic Fortress

judetul Alba, Transilvania

The name of the settlement is of Slavic origin, 'kal' or 'Kalinik' (= clay, loamy), being initially taken by the Romanians or the Hungarians, and then by the Sas people. The Sas name of the village is [read more]

Cetate, Categoria: Istoric
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Bujoreni Village Museum

Ramnicu Valcea, judetul Valcea

AddressCalea lui Traian, 302

Description

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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