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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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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

St. Peter and Paul Church

Cluj-Napoca, judetul Cluj

Address21 Decembrie 1989, 85

Description

St. Peter and Paul Roman-Catholic Church, also known as St. Peter Church, or Szentpeteri templom, was built in the current form in neo-Gothic style in the mid-nineteenth century.

The foundation of the church dates from the fifteenth century and is located in the village of St. Peter in the east of Cluj. The village was destroyed during tartars invasions and then it was rebuilt. In 1560 the church became Unitarian and was again destroyed during the revolution led by Rakoczi, being rebuilt on the old site in 1711. Five years later it was given back to the Roman Catholics and in 1724 belonged to the Minorite believers (Franciscan Roman Catholic of the Minorite order).

The present edifice was built in 1844-1846 by Master Anthony Kagerbauer on the place of the old church which was in an advanced state of decay.
Initially, both inside and outside of the church were decorated as the Coronation church from Budapest. The current appearance is due to the changes made between the years 1844-1848 and in 1977 it was restored.

In front of the church is the baroque imposing portal, originally located in front of St. Michael Church, and behind the church is the statue of the Virgin Mary (St. Mary Protective statue, the Statue of plague), initially placed on the University Street. The statue was moved to be saved from the communist government.

Currently the church and the portal have been renovated, but the statue is very damaged, its position is very inappropriate for such a monument. Recently there have been public discussions for removing the statue in the place where it initially was.

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