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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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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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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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Mihai Eminescu Theater

judetul Caras-Severin, Banat

AddressLoc. Oravita,Mihai Eminescu, 8
Contact personIonel Bota

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Built in 1817, the theater from Oravita is called "Mihai Eminescu" and it is the first theater built in Romania.
Mihai Eminescu Theater is also the first theater in Eastern Europe made of stone and the first in Europe with lighting from acetylene lamps. Architecturally speaking, this touristic site belongs to the Baroque Viennese style and was completed after the drawings made by Ion Niuni.

The interior decorations imitate perfectly the Burgtheater theater in Vienna and were made by Francis Knee, after the plans of Ieronimus Platzhager. It is said that, at the inauguration of the theater participated the Austro-Hungarian Emperor Francis II with his wife Carolina Augusta.

Over time, on the theater’s scene climbed personalities such as Constantin Tanase, Constantin Nottara, Barsan Zaharia, Ciprian Porumbescu and George Enescu. The theater enjoys a modern acoustic that allow the performances not to require amplification.
The theater’s history recalls the year 1868 when, on the stage performed Pascaly band, and there it was also the great composer Mihai Eminescu. In the building of the theater is found a little museum.

Visiting hours: 10:00 - 18:00; Monday: closed.

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