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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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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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The House of Arts

Sibiu, judetul Sibiu

AddressPiata Mica, 21

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The Art House - Emil Sigerus Museum of Sibiu is known as 'Butchers' Hall and is one of the oldest „guild houses”.

Documentary certified in 1370, the historical monument located in the Small Square of Sibiu, is one of the most interesting building that embodies the type of a medieval trading hall.

The touristic site - "Hall Butchers" is a two level building. The ground floor worked as commercial space dedicated to the cutting and selling of meat. The floor of the building worked in the past as the meeting place of butchers, but for a brief period served as headquarters for the furriers guild.

Between 1967-1972 held its first restoration work, during which the roof of the building has regained its original appearance. Also with these papers have been reopened ground floor arcades.

The building received the name "House of Arts" with its entry into Brukenthal Museum possession, somewhere at the end of the twentieth century when the building has played a public utility for storage of contemporary art exhibitions downstairs and the upstairs space.

On 1 August 1007, the House of Arts becomes the Saxon Ethnography Museum "Emil Sigerus. Currently at the ground floor can be viewed the Folk Art Galleries and the handicraft workshops and the first floor houses a exhibition hall.

The attic built recently to plays the role of storage for the wood and ceramic Saxon collections. The floor of the building worked in the past as the meeting place of butchers guild, but for a brief period served as headquarters for the furriers guild..

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