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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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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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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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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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Maritime Cemetery

Sulina, Delta Dunarii

Description

Located out of town beach, the maritime cemetery consists of a set of three cemeteries: Christian Cemetery (divided into the C.E.D. Cemetery, Orthodox of Old-Rite-Lipoveni Orthodox Cemetery, Cemetery of the Western European churches), Hebrew Cemetery, Muslim Cemetery . Tomb of Princess Catherine Moruzi is found among the graves of officers and commanders of the Romanian Royal Navy. This was a granddaughter of Ioan Sturza Moldavian prince, born in Istanbul but had the end of her life in Sulina and the grave of William Simpson, the man of confidence of chief engineer of the Danube European Commission. The latter led 13 years of construction works on the canall, from jetties and lighthouses on the pier.

Legend words

According to stories of unrequited love, he crossed the Danube from cultivated literature to the oral culture. It is transmitted hundred years to the travelers on the Danube deck boats that reach Sulina, by many generations of storytellers sailors. According to the legend, a young naval officer, during a mission to Sulina, fell in love with a black princess, became a dancer in the port's cabarets, through a coup de foudre that lasted only one summer. The officer did not want pay attention to the women's condition of wanton and died at Sulina in unknown conditions. Because sge failed in life and freedom, the dancer committed suicide on hearing news of the dead lover. Legend says that both have adjacent graves in the cemetery of Sulina.

Visitors who have heard about this legend, arrange few hours in their schedule to visit the sanctuary of the most visited cemetery in Romania.

Many visitors of Sulina, but especially women, solidary with the suffering of a young dancer dressed in silk and undulating waves in lascivious movements of an oriental dance, get to the city cemetery in search of the grave of the famous dancer. Most of the ladies, which cause with this love drama and have preconceived idea of visiting the cemetery, even since the scheduling trips on the Danube.

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