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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

Romulus Vuia Ethnological Park

Cluj-Napoca, judetul Cluj

Phone0264 592344
AddressTaietura Turcului
Fax0264 592148
Emailcontact@muzeul-etnografic.ro

Description

The idea of an ethnological park came in 1929 from Romulus Vuia who wanted to build an ethnographic museum center, where indoor and outdoor exhibitions complete each other.

The museum was arranged as an economic entity in which households were to be inhabited by the family representative from the areas included.

Between 1929-1940 in the Ethnographic Park were brought the following buildings: House from Vidra (1929), a sheep pen from Poiana Sibiu together with the shepherd and 75 sheep (1930), The Trinity of Lupsa (1931), the Household of Telciu (1932).

In parallel, the formalities to bring the following tourist attractions were made: Household no. 397 from Poiana Sibiu, The Cave (Bran), House of the potter Moses Terme from Leheceni (Bihor), Households from Arieseni (Apuseni Mountains), Fildu de Sus Wooden Church (1727).

Along with the Vienna Award (30 August 1940), the Ethnographic Museum and the National Park set in Sibiu, where they work until 1945 when, in July, the staff and assets return to Cluj.

Of all the existing buildings before the war, in the Ethnographic Park, only the House from Vidra resisted, all others were destroyed during the war. In 1956, Theodore Onisor and Valer Buturuga rearranged the theme park, creating four thematic areas, while implementing in the same time the name: The Ethnographic Museum of Transylvania Outdoor Section.

Museum’s sections are:
  • Plant and craft workshops;
  • Types of household and regional folk architecture monuments;
  • The ethno botanic (traditional plants, agricultural building border);
  • The ethno zoological (animal breeding, construction of border pastoral villages).

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