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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

Cantacuzino Palace

Bucuresti, Muntenia

Phone021 3181450
AddressCalea Victoriei, 141

Description

Cantacuzino Palace is found on Calea Victoriei boulevard, one of the oldest avenues in Bucharest. The palace was built in the early twentieth century, in Baroque style, after the architectural plans of I.D. Berindei.

Cantacuzino Palace was the residence of Gheorghe Grigore Cantacuzino "Nababul", one of the richest Romanians from early last century. The palace was turned into the George Enescu Memorial Museum in 1956 - dedicated to the great Romanian composer and conductor.

To Victoria Road is situated the front and symmetrical façade of the Palace. It includes four levels: a high basement, a ground floor with arc windows and balconies of heavy stone, the first floor has straight windows and forged railings, the second floor with an attic richly decorated.

Cantacuzino Palace facades attract the visitors through the covered entrance, fan shaped and guarded by two lions.
Inside the palace stands out the ground floor room with ceilings painted by Vermont and G. D. Mirea.

After the death of Gheorghe Grigore Cantacuzino, the Palace came into possession of his son Mihai who left the palace to his wife by Maruca, remarried after his death with George Enescu.

The secondary building is linked by wide terraces directly to the palace and to the former park surrounding the palace, reaching the Lemnea street where is situated the secondary access to the palace.

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