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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

Princely House Museum from Brebu

judetul Prahova, Muntenia

Phone0244 357731
AddressLoc. Brebu,

Description

Near Campina, in a field located on the left of river Doftana is Brebu township. Brebu medieval complex is formed of the precinct wall, the bell tower, the church and the royal house and is one of the most valuable historical monuments which belong to the eighteenth century in Prahova County.

The enclosure wall was built of brick and river stones, giving the place a polygonal irregular track. The access is done under the tower - bell, solid brick building with four floors and a height of about 30 meters. The church, begun in June 27th 1650 (the 7158 creation of the world), in the reign of Matei Basarab and Constantin Brancoveanu, according to the inscription situated between the nave and the narthex, was built in trefoil shape and is equipped with three towers.

The architecture follows the model of Dealu Monastery Church (XVI century), the exterior decoration is the work of Wallachian and Moldavian artosts, identical to the bell tower. The Royal House, with rectangular and thick walls, is a living space with eight rooms, equipped with loggia and terrace pavilion.

The ground floor, which is located above two monumental cellars from the basement of the building, is endowed with support pillars and arches. In the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, famous Romanian artists have arrived in town Brebu being attracted by the picturesque beauty of the landscape and the medieval complex; among them we count Sava Hentia, Stefan Luchian, Nicolae Grigorescu.

In the Princely House rooms, the Museum of History and Archeology Prahova opened an exciting exhibition of art and medieval history, to document the visitors. We can admire a secular and ecclesiastical culture specific to the Romanian Country of XVII century.

Initially completed with the support of Nicolae Simache - founder of the museums Prahova and subsequently completed with new and interesting exposures, the museum presents to the visitors moments of the Romanian civilization through the XVII and XVIII centuries.

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