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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

Museum of Bucharest Municipality

Bucuresti, Muntenia

Phone021 3102562
021 3138515 (contabilitate)
021 3156858
AddressBlvd. I.C. Bratianu, 2
Emailmmb@b.astral.ro

Description

Museum of Bucharest Municipality opened in 1921 and in 1956, it moved to Sutu Palace. The palace was built after the plans of architects Johann Veit and Conrad Schwink, in Gothic style, with four polygonal towers and dome.

The central hall of the museum was completed in 1862 by artist Karl Storck, who has made three arches, a monumental scale with two arms and Murano mirror installed on the front wall.

The Museum collection
includes papers and articles describing Bucharest at the end of XVII century and the beginning of the twentieth century. The exhibit adds about 300,000 objects.

Among the most valuable exposure we include Constantin Brancoveanu's gems arrow and the first document that attests the name of Bucharest, which bears the signature of Vlad Tepes in 1459.

The archeological collection consists of pieces dating from the Paleolithic, Neolithic, Bronze Age (Glina III and Tei culture), the Geto-Dacian from Fundeni, Snagov, Popesti-Novaci, Piscului Hill. Most of the collection relates to the medieval times: ornaments, pottery, hoards, etc.

In the collection of numismatics and medals, we include: Ottoman, Russian and Austrian hoards, seals evoking great boyar families Lens, Nasturel-Herescu, Ghica, Paladi, Bals, plaques, medals, badges and decorations.

The photo collection numbers over 49,000 photographs, films, glass cliches including the first photographic images of Bucharest, executed in 1856 by Angerer, the systematization city works, aspects of archaeological research, buildings, aspects of the city life.

The documents collection: charters, the oldest dating from 1488 - 1582, medieval, modern and contemporary documents, the Manuc background (in Armenian language with Turkish characters).

The maps and plans collection totals almost 1,000 pieces related to the history of Bucharest, the Danube, the Balkan Peninsula, as well as some noblemen estates.

The fine art collection consists of paintings, tombstones, drawings, flags.
The collection of prints, lithographs and engravings add pictures of places in the country and abroad, exhibitions, personalities, battle scenes, social types etc.

Bucharest Museum also owns weapons collection, collection of historical furniture and domestic items, uniforms, flags, collection of religious objects (icons, crosses XVII - XIX), the collection of costume and textile objects (clothing pieces, fabric samples dating from the XVI - XIX, ornaments, carpets, cushions, curtains, some found during archaeological excavations) and a library with over 45,000 copies of the literature concerning almost entirely Bucharest.

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