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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 Greek Church

Galati, judetul Galati

AddressDomneasca

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Greek Church construction began on 6 August 1866, when the cornerstone was settled, having the patron “Schimbarea la Fata" (“Changing the Face"). The dedication was made on 17 September 1872, by Bishop Melchisedec together with Archimandrite Eughenie Xiropotamo. The marble plaque is located in the pronaos with the names of the founders and two marble plates with the names of the great founders. The church plan is cruciform and there are two bell towers on the west side of the church and one tower.

The painting is the work of the painter Papadopoulos of Adrianople, and on the rood screen are big paintings that illustrate St. Virgin Mary with the Baby, Lord’s Rebirth, St. Gherasim, St. Sofia, St. Grigorie and St. Vasile the Great. The windows contain 8 strained-glass windows that present apostles and saints: Petru, Andrei, Marcu, Toma, Bartolomeu and Luca on the north side and Pavel, Simion, Ioan, Iacob, Filip on the southern side.

The church is located downtown, near Eminescu Park and has a monumental and very elegant architectural style. The marble shines everywhere, and the interior with glass windows, recently rebuilt, is superb, creating a special light. The atmosphere created is special. The service has passages in Greek.


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