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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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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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Bust of Gheorghe Lazar

Sibiu, judetul Sibiu

Address,,Parcul Astra

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Gheorghe Lazar was born on June 5, 1779 in Avrig, in a family of Romanian peasants. He studies in Avrig, Sibiu, Cluj and Vienna and he gathers a large encyclopedic culture in theology, philosophy, law, education, letters, mathematics, engineering, medicine, military sciences.

He fails to embrace the priestly career, but he dedicates to the Romanian school, the victim of intrigues made by the Serb Metropolitan Stefan Stratimirovici and others. Gheorghe Lazar is a professor at the Seminary Orthodox Episcopate of Sibiu between 1811 and 1816, being followed with hostility by the state and church authorities for his revolutionary ideas.

Dismissed in March 1816, he takes the road fot the Romanian Country, where he builds the Romanian education.
During the Revolution of 1821, it is a faithful collaborator of Tudor Vladimirescu. But shot down by illness, returns to native land, dies at 17 September 1823.

Located in the personalities pantheon of Astra Park from Sibiu in 1973, the anniversary of 150 years from death, is created the bronze bust of the great predecessor, work of the Sibiu sculptor Kurtfritz Handel.

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