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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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Stefan Procopiu Museum of Science and Technique

Iasi, judetul Iasi

Phone0232 275979
AddressPiata Stefan cel Mare si Sfant, 1
Fax0232 218383
Contact personLenuta Chirita

Description

The museum was opened in 1955, through the concern of a group of engineers and teachers, including: Prof. Univ. Dr. Ioan Curievici, Academician Christofor Simionescu, Ing Marcel Itcovici etc. Since 1994 the museum changed the title of "Polytechnical Museum" in the "Stefan Procopius Museum of Science and Technique". The museum, located at the ground of the Palace of Culture, is divided into several sections:
  • The Energy Section, opened in 1961, publicly presents the main forms of energy used by humanity over time. Here are presented using original artifacts, contributions to the field by Romanian and world personalities;
  • "Sound recording and playback" Section, opened in 1966 took a great extent, for which in 1972 was expanded and reorganized. The collection, unique of its kind in Romania, presents in chronological evolution of registration and all sound playback;
  • The Telecommunication Department was founded in 1984 and presents exhibits divided into four thematic areas: radio, television, telephone and telegraph;
  • The Memorial Museum "Poni-Cernatescu" Department was opened in 1991;
  • The Department of Mineralogy-Crystallography, opened in 1997, includes a series of 126 specimens representing hydroxides and oxides of iron and variety of quartz;
  • The Computers Department established in 2004 shows the evolution of systems during the second half of the twentieth century.
Besides the exhibits specific to the above mentioned sections, can also be viewed collections of cameras, typewriters, calculating machines, meteorological instruments etc. The exhibition has items that are ranked in the national cultural heritage treasure.

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