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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

Ilie Birt House - On Tocile

Brasov, judetul Brasov

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Ilie Birt was one of the important personalities from Schei in the eighteenth century. He was a well known merchant, fearless fighter for the cause of Romanians from Brasov, one of the founders of stone school from Schei. He built two tryptiches, one in Schei - Brasov, in Prundului Square and another one near his house located on the street that bears his name.

The residents of Schei remember Ilie Birt as a hero of ballad and legend, but without knowing his real life. Ilie Birt was born in 1698, in Schei - Brasov and came from a family of merchants.

Nobody knows where he studied, but there are informations that testify that he was speaking three foreign languages: Hungarian, Greek and Turkish.

The diplomatic, military and political recognition allows him to get involved in the social and spiritual life of Schei. At the moment of his death, Ilie Birt possessed an impressive house, a garden, cows and sheep flocks and a vineyard in Wallachia.

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