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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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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

Pascani Municipal Museum

Pascani, judetul Iasi

AddressPiata Moldovei, 2

Description

Pascani Municipal Museum was founded on December 1, 1997 after a decision of the Local Council Pascani. Pascani town was mentioned in official documents since 1453 and has many archaeological areas which represents the evidence that these lands have been inhabited since the Paleolithic. The archaeological and ethnographic evidence required to be collected and stored in a specially arranged place. Also, Pascani gave our country great cultural personalities: writers Mihail Sadoveanu and Petre Varlan, Metropolitan Visarion Puiu, academician Constantin Ciopraga, priests Cicerone and Iordache lordachescu. After these criteria was founded Pascani Municipal Museum.

Currently, the museum collection is focused on two main fields: the ethnographic and the historical-archaeological. The archaeological pieces come from the following areas: Prisaca; Fantanele; Bosteni; Hartoape; Dumbrava; Topile; Heci; Tatarusi; Gura Badilitei; Ruginoasa.

Worth mentioning some of the items found: silver coins since 1402, Romanian currency from the time of Commodus (193 AD), Cucuteni urns, pots of Dridu culture, new culture vessels, many prehistoric tools and weapons, Neolithic and Eneolithic axes, osteological fragments of mammoth from Siret Valley, Totem and anthropomorphic idols.

The collected ethnographic pieces succeeded to highlight ethnographic areas that have not been investigated by specialists in the field, for example: Lunca, Heci, Cristesti, Dumbrava. Also, there have been investigated the areas: Topile, Hartoape, Gastesti, Tatarusi, Valea Seaca, Motca, Bosteni, Sodomeni. The significant amount of ethnographic objects are in the museum: groom and bride costume made from wool, "zabun" (long wool coat for men), wool skirts, "berta" (head dress for women), "buduroi" (chimney), wood plug, etc.

In the museum's collection are also religious objects, military decorations, books and icons and an important collection of coins, since ancient times till now, medieval weapons from the two world wars and a few older images of Pascani city. The exhibition activity started in June 24, 2001 has brought many visitors from Pascani city, but also from its surroundings.

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