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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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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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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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Suceava Capital Fortress

Suceava, judetul Suceava

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The Capital Fortress was mentioned in documents for the first time in February 10th 1388, being built in the reign of Petru I Musat (1375 to 1391). The Capital Fortress initially presents a rectangular plan, the south side of 36 m and the east side of about 40 m. The fortress was assumed in case of defense, fortification of earth and wood, arranged to surround certain settlements, reinforced points located in the center of localities or on the main arteries (fortifications of the royal courts and monasteries, but also strategically important fortresses situated or at the border, on the line of Nistru river or inside the close area, sub-Carpathian).

Between these fortifications, the Fortress of Suceava maintained a great reputation over time. Equalizing the military glory and the ideals of independence, the Fortress of Suceava enjoyed a history rich in events and battles and not only, but was often the main element of resistance of region of Moldova against all peoples that wanted to conquer it. Currently, all the architectural Capital Fortress ensemble, the princely residence of Moldova, describes the medieval life from the region of Suceava.

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