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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

The Bust of King Decebal

Orsova, judetul Mehedinti

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Son of Scorillo and successor of Duras-Diurpaneus, Decebal (87-106) occupied the throne of Dacia in a moment in which expansionist tendencies of the Roman Empire, which established its frontier on the Danube. At the beginning of the 3rd century, almost 150 years since the affirmation of Decebal, the historian Dio Cassius makes him the following portrait: "He was very skillful in war and clever, knowing the opportunity to choose to attack the enemy and withdraw in useful time. Skilled in making traps, he was brave in battle, knowing to use a victory and to make a sleek escape from defeat, things for which he was for a long time a feared rival for the Romans".

Here began the construction of the Dacian King Decebal effigy in 1998 under the auspices of European Foundation Iosif Constantin Dragan. The effigy is proving to be a faithful copy of the image of the king Decebal and is titled Decebalus Rex. The figure of Decebal sculpted in rock, is situated at the Miraconia river flowing in the Danube and Road 57 can be seen, which connects Eselnita to Dubova and it also can be seen from the Danube.

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