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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

First Romanian School Museum

Brasov, judetul Brasov

Phone0268 511411
AddressPiata Unirii, 2-3

Description

Located near Saint Nicholas Cathedral, the First Romanian School was first mentioned in documents in 1495. Instead of the school there was previously an old school that, after many research, it proved to be from the XII century.

The stone building of the school and the church of Saint Nicholas was possible thanks to work done by the Romanian Land ruler Neagoe Basarab. Other princely founders of the school were Petru Cercel, Mihai viteazul and Aron Voda.

The school from Schei was an important religious center by Deacon Coresi’s activity who brought a printing press there and began to write religious and secular books in Romanian and Slavonic. There was written the first Romanian chronicle, the first grammar of Romanian and first Romanian almanac.

The school became an orthodox center of resistance in the seventeenth century, at which point authorities had supressed mainly the Orthodox and Metropolitan Church from Alba Iulia and aimed to train priests, deacons and singers for the churches remained faithful to Eastern Orthodox worship.

In the nineteenth century Anton Pann made an important activity at the school teaching music, typing manuals and after his departure, donating money to purchase a suitable furniture.

Currently, the First Romanian School Museum is a museum complex and features in the church of Saint Nicholas.
The building is considered to be a historical monument, having its history since the fifteenth century.

The museum includes: printing press of Deacon Coresi, the classroom of Anton Pann, paper and scribes from Brasov, Hall The Book - factor of national unity, Andrei Saguna School.

The collections of old books totals: manuscripts (Romanian, Greek and Slavonic), coresian prints; history: catalogs from the VIII century of the Church of St. Nicholas, the original documents of Constantin Brancoveanu, royal charters ( 80 documents) and medieval religious art, prints of the eighteenth century.

Rearranged in 1964 inside the building of the oldest Romanian School, through the collections gathered since 1933, inside the museum complex, is also found Tudor Ciortea Music Museum (clavir, gramophone, musical manuscripts, paintings, books donated by the composer), the Ex Libris Museum (several hundred unique pieces Ex Libris dating from the XV - XIX, donated by Dr. Emil Bologa), Brasov Young People Museum (ethnographic objects, costumes, paintings, icons) and Stefan Mironescu Museum (images of Scheiului in watercolor and oil donated by the painter), archives and libraries (old books, protocols-roll, the documentary books, documents, assets).

Visiting hours: 9:00 - 17:00

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