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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

Saint Paraschiva Church

judetul Hunedoara, Transilvania

Phone0254 215484
AddressLoc. Salciva,
Fax0254 215484
Contact personPreot Bastean Sorin

Description

Built in the nineteenth century, the Church "St. Paraschiva" is an ensemble of an impressive mural painting, a true Bible in pictures, the inscriptions and the information in the register completing the history. The icons found in the altar describe themes like "Bread of Life", "Vision of Patriarch Peter", "St. Hierarchs", "The old of days", "Glorifying the Virgin".

The walls, of monumental proportions, show a rectangular plan with the altar apse, polygon with 5 sides. The tower used for the bells, over the narthex, has a roof with baroque volumetric forms. As resulted from the register of expenses, the vast site of Salcia lasted 6 years (1807-1812), the painter receiving 118 Greenfinch. A similar price received the painter Hodor Theodore of Viseu, for the adornment of the church from Nanesti, in the region of Maramures.

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