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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]

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Muierilor Cave

judetul Gorj, Oltenia

AddressLoc. Baia de Fier


Muierilor Cave (or Women's Cave) is situated in the depression of Oltenia, on the territory of Baia de Fier, Gorj County (Road 67 Tg.Jiu - Ramnicu Valcea km 47).

It is the first electrified cave in Romania (1965) and arranged for visiting. The cave was sculpted in the Mesozoic limestones on the south part of Massif Parang, by Galbenul river.

The cave's name, as the old inhabitants of the Baia de Fier called it, comes from the fact that in ancient times, haunted by the war when men went to fight against those who invaded the country, women and children were hiding in the cave, turned into a well protected shelter and undiscovered by invaders.

The cave has a length of approximately 3600 meters structured on 2 levels. The lower level constitutes of the Speleological reservation which is divided into two sectors: the north (1.500m) and the south (880m). The upper level is arranged  for tourists with a length of 573 meters, reaching up to a length of 1228 meters.

Attractions of the cave: The little Dome, looking like a gothic dome formed by precipitation of calcite, Altar Room, Altar Wave, The Pulpit, The big Candelabrum and The Gory Stone, called like this because the red iron oxide leakage, Woman Wave, Great River,  Palsy Waterfalls, Stone Lace, The Gate, Guano Hall, Turkish Room.

We encounter a colony of bats in a dome of 17 m high, a real cemetery of skeletal scraps of bears, lions, hyena, fox, wolves, wild goats and wild boars was found in the Bear Gallery. In Musteriana Room were discovered objects belonging to many cultures long before our era.

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