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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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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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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]

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The History Museum

Ramnicu Valcea, judetul Valcea

Phone0250 738121
AddressCalea lui Traian, 143
Fax0250 738121


Valcea County History Museum  is sheltered in the building of the former "School with Clock", a representative building for the Ramnicu Valcea city, from the nineteenth century.

The permanent exhibition is arranged chronologically, revealing the years of uninterrupted civilization in these places, which lie along Olt Valley, at the foot of the Carpathians. The permanent exhibition opens with archaeological testimonies from the Paleolithic, Neolithic and the Bronze Age set in a modern graphical work.

The Roman conquests period is presented through the reconstituted archaeological sites from Stolniceni, Ocnita, Roman Camp Arutela - Caciulata and the imperial silver coins thesaurus which was found at Paduretu (Babeni).

Middle Ages life in Valcea can be known through the discoveries made in the central park of the city, from Inatesti, Ostrov and Budesti hermitages, where monetary treasures from XVIth century were found, and some exhibits representing in original and facsimile documents from VIII th century. The exhibition has also art objects from XVI-XVII centuries, made in Brasov or coming from transit trade, which were exposed in two interior halls: one peasant and one manorial.

The contribution of the people from Valcea to the revolution of 1821 and 1848, to the foundation of the modern state and the War of Independence in 1877 is highlighted through exhibits: documents, chromolithographs and weapons. Through exposing the old times images from the literary press and printings published by personalities from Valcea, it was tried to emphasize the development of the spiritual and cultural-educational life in this region. In the show case are exposed textbooks, memorial objects, portraits of representative personalities from Valcea: Anton Pann, Petrache Poienaru, Dimitrie Draghicescu, Gib Mihaescu, Cecilia Cutescu-Stork.

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