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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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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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Piarist Church

Cluj-Napoca, judetul Cluj

AddressUniversitatii, 5

Description

On 13th March 1718 the monks of the Roman Catholic Jesuit order initiated a campaign to collect donations to built the place of worship.

The first corner stone was set by Bishop Georgius Martonfi, in 1724 the construction was completed and in 1725 Bishop Joannes Antalfi blessed it.
The Jesuit Order was temporarily disbanded in 1773 by Pope Clement the XIV-th. In 1776 the empress Maria Teresa transferred the church in the property of the Piarist Order (Ordinul Piaristilor).

Piarist Church
, known as the Jesuit Church or the University of Cluj-Napoca Church, with patron Holy Trinity, is the first Catholic church built in Transylvania after the Protestant Reform and in the same time the first ecclesiastic edifice in baroque style in the region.
It represents one of the most important symbols of Cluj, prototype for many other churches in Transylvania.

The church presents a contrast between the dark architecture outside and a very decorated interior, almost exuberant, a jewel of Baroque style. In front of the church was a statue of the Virgin Mary (the Statue of Plague), monument moved to another part of Cluj by the communist authorities.

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