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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 Monument of Heroes from the World War One

judetul Bacau, Moldova

Phone0234337010
AddressSat Oituz,

Description

The Monument of Heroes from the World War One was built in 1924 due to the voluntary contribution of widows of fallen soldiers at war, from the village Domnita Maria, Cornisa district today.

The monument is the work of sculptor Ionescu Varo and has the shape of a stone obelisk with a height of 5 m, placed on a pedestal of concrete and stone blocks. The obelisk is formed of 3 works in bronze: a horseman in attack position, a horse and a heraldic shield with the blazon of Romania and at the top there is a bronze eagle.

An inscription carved in marble states: "In memory of the heroes of the 1st Cavalry Division, Regiments 1, 4, 5, 9, 10 Rosiori, 3 Calarasi and 1st Cavalry on foot, company 1 and company 2 cyclists. Rider Squadron artillery. Brigade II of Calarasi, Reg. 7 and 9 Calarasi died in the war for the nation union 1916-1918". Currently, the memorial plaque is no longer on the monument.

The monumental sculpture is signed and dated "Ionescu Varo - 1924". The founder and sponsor of the monument was "Cultul-Eroilor" Society with people's support.

Access to the touristic site can be made on the route:
From Oituz-Brasov highway - from Oituz village center, on the right on a village road that climbs the hill Cosina. One can get by car near the monument.

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