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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

Ion Borcea Memorial House

judetul Bacau, Moldova

AddressCom. Racova,

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"Ion Borcea" Memorial House is located in the village Racova, Bacau County. It is a Transylvanian-style building, of over two centuries, situated in the middle of the village, on the left side of the river Racova. The scientist Ion Borcea (1879-1937) dedicated his life to the knowledge of marine ecosystems, being also the founder of Romanian oceanography and Maritime Research Station of Agigea.
The building from Racova was donated to the County Committee for Culture and Art Bacau by Eufrosina Borcea, sister of the scientist Ion Borcea.

The house was built by the priest Ion Marcu and Ecaterina, who came over the mountains, resting here with many parishioners and have decided to settle in these places, being attracted by the tranquility and beauty of places covered then, mostly by forest.

The house was the residence of several generations of priests and now hosts an exhibition in memory of the scientist Ion Borcea. The exhibition at the memorial house exposes aspects of its life and activity, presented with photos of age, exhibits and authentic pieces of furniture. The exhibition was refurbished in 1999 by curators from the Ion Borcea Natural Sciences Museum Complex in Bacau, giving the visitors pieces of the scientist biologist's life who spent here many years.

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