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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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Nicolae Iorga Museum

judetul Prahova, Muntenia

Phone0244 280861
AddressLoc. Valenii de Munte,George Enescu, 1
Contact personDoina Popescu

Description

Nicolae Iorga was a renowned professor of history at the University of Bucharest, member of the Romanian Academy, recognized worldwide and member of valuable cultural and scientific institutions, 'doctor honoris causa' of 10 foreign universities. This personality has written over 1,250 books and 25,000 articles. He published many works relating to the history of Southeast European nations, the Slavs in the west and east, the Byzantine and Ottoman Empires.

He was a militant in the "League for the cultural unity of all Romanians", lecturer in Romania and abroad, founder of the Romanian institutions in the country. Nicolae Iorga lived and wrote in Valenii de Munte during 1907 - 1940, the house became a museum; open to the public on November 28, 1965. It appears in documents since 1833, the house built by Panca, is a monument of architecture that belongs to the end of the eighteenth century, specific for the Prahova sub-Carpathian area.

The house was purchased in 1908 by Nicolae Iorga. The professor constructed two buildings, B and C, now integral parts of the museum. Behind this building there is a another building, dating from the eighteenth century "missionary school", founded in 1923 by Iorga, which today houses the Museum of Religious Art. Nicolae Iorga Museum is composed of two exhibitions: a nature documentary, the other Romanian medieval art.

In the house of Nicolae Iorga passed numerous scientific and cultural personalities of Romanian and foreign, for here history has created a number of cultural establishments that have done the old fair Valenilor a national attraction: printing "Romanian nation" (1908, then in Iasi during the First World War, where returns in 1924 and became "Datina Romanian"); popular University (1908 to 1914, from 1921 to 1940), the settlement for the minority (1926), a missionary school for "lifting villages to civilization by the spread of culture inspired by the healthy traditions of the Romanian people", the settlement for foreign students (1929), a feudal art museum, arts school united (1938).

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