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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

Lazar Castle

judetul Harghita, Transilvania

AddressLoc. Lazarea,

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Lazar Castle is situated 6 km north of Gheorgheni, on the south side of the mountain Szarmany. The foundation of the settlement is dated to XII-XIII centuries. The castle's name probably comes from the original name of the mountain: Szar (= tar) hegy. The existence of the village is closely tied to Lazar family history. One of the attractions of the village is represented by the Lazar Castle, whose construction began in the fifteenth century.

This touristic site had an important place in the relations between Transylvania, Moldova and the Romanian Country. Bethlen Gabor grew up here and later became Prince of Transylvania. The castle was burned several times and ruined in 1842, also because of a fire.

Crossing in the courtyard, in front of your eyes appear renovated the knights hall and the Ladies’ house. The rectangular building in the center of the courtyard was the castle's dungeon. In the upstairs room there can be admired an exhibition of fine art. The restoration lasted until now, the ultimate task being to give the former splendor of the building because it is one of the most important buildings of Renaissance style from Transylvania.

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