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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

Dacian Fortresses of Luncani- Red Stone

judetul Hunedoara, Transilvania (UNESCO)

Phone0254 733050
AddressLoc. Luncani,
Fax0254 733050
Contact personMarcel Morar

Description

Fortress of Luncani – Red Stone (Piatra Rosie) is found at an altitude of 831 m, in proximity of Luncani village on Red Stone Hill.
Fortress of Luncani – Red Stone is built of stone, quadrilateral shaped, has sides of 102 x 45 m and is equipped with four defensive towers, located at the corners of the enclosure, and the fifth is in the middle of the east side of the fortification.

Inside the fortress were found remains of a wooden building, whose stone foundation was preserved in its entirety. To supply water to the garrison stationed in this city, in the north-west corner of the city is a cavity carved directly into the rock. Outside the city were identified traces of a sanctuary, consisting of alignments of the stone column bases (plinth).

On the east coast of the hill there was a second enclosure, made of rock and stone walls and a palisade. The eastern side of the second chamber meet the western side of the fortification of the ridge. Inside the second chamber was identified an ancient route of a road, paved with stone.

Entry into the city was flanked by three guard towers. The Fortress of the Red Stone is part of the system of fortifications that protected the capital of the Dacian kingdom from Sarmizegetusa Regia. By its geographical location, the city controlled the access from Gradistea of Mountain from Strei Valley.

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