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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

Maria Therezia Bastion

Timisoara, judetul Timis

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Maria Therezia Bastion is important for the history of the town Timisoara, representing most of the old fortress wall of the city.
Today used as a commercial space, one for recreation, Maria Therezia bastion is the place where the visitor can find two of the Banat Museum’s permanent exhibitions, the “information and communications technology exhibition" and "Violin- a passion for life."
In the Bastion, the tourist can visit the Department of Ethnography of the Village Museum.

Maria Therezia Bastion
is one of the 9 bastions of the old fortress. Each bastion of wears the name of important emperors and empresses: Charles, Francis, Theresa, Iosef, Hamilton, Castelul, Mercy, Eugeniu and Elizabeth. Of all the bastions, five were destroyed to allow the city's development. The Fortress - bastion style in stellar form was built in 1716, after the city was conquered by the Habsburg, to upgrade the defense and to face new battle techniques.

In 1891, three gates are demolished, gates that allowed the access to the castle (gate of Vienna, Petrovaradin and Ardeal).
Currently, there are two fragments of the fortress wall in Timisoara in the botanical park on the Ioan Cuza street.

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