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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

Siriu Dam

judetul Buzau, Muntenia

AddressCom. Siriu,

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The Siriu Dam can be reached quite easily. On the road from Brasov to Buzau, after about 80 km, feels like we’ve steped into a magical world where it lyes an infinit expanse of of water. Siriu Lake is an artificial lake located on the upper rim of Buzau river. The lake, completed in 1985, has a length of 10 km and is intended to produce electricity in an hydroelectric plant. Siriu Dam is an earth dam, located on the Buzau River, between Horse Bridge Massive and Siriu Massive. The dam is constructed of a clay core, rock and sterile.

In this area of great beauty, man and nature have managed to create an incredible and fascinating landscape, where the fast waters of Buzau river find peace in the Siriu Lake, watched on all sides by forests. At a distance of 10 km of Siriu there is the Giurca viaduct which extends on 276 m and rests on pillars of 46 meters high.

Tourists who love walks in nature are able to walk on the wild paths to reach the village, where a native women has arranged a genuine museum in her old mother's house. Those who arrive at the Siriu dam during summer, can enjoy sport fishing opportunities (common species are broad snout, perch, trout, carp and chub), beach and raft rides.

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