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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 Cave of St. Andrew Monastery

judetul Constanta, Dobrogea

AddressSat Ion Corvin,

Description

Considered the first Christian place of worship of our territory and the entering the gate of the Christian faith in Romania, the cave monastery of St. Andrew is one of the most important Christian sites present in Romania.

St Andrew's cave is dug into a hill covered with entrance oriented towards the East, and it preserves within a block of stone on which is incised a cross.

The Holy Apostle Andrew, according to Christian sources, iin time he arrived to preach the Christian tradition, he chose the place for prayer in the cave carved in the heart of the hill. According to legend, The Apostle Christianize the people of these regions in the nine springs near the cave. Between 1943-1944 it was built on the place where is said to be encamped the Holy Apostle Andrew, along with his disciples, in 50 d, a place of prayer. This woreship edifice was desecrated during the communism, and then was restored and arranged between the years 1990-1994.
Access: DN 3-Constanta-Adamclisi-Ion Corvin

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