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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 Museum of Folk Architecture from Curtisoara

judetul Gorj, Oltenia

AddressLoc. Curtisoara,


The Museum of Folk Architecture from Curtisoara covers an area of about 13 hectares and was founded around a portion of the estate of Cornoiu family, heiress of the fortified house built at the beginning of the eighteenth century, currently the largest and best preserved building of this kind of Oltenia. Curtisoara is a location that is found at a distance of 10 km north of Targu-Jiu, Gorj county capital.

Open for visitation in 1975, this touristic site has continuously completed its heritage collection representing an important aid for the ones open to the village world in general, and interested in popular Gorj culture, especially.

In this place the two churches: the first building of Balasa Cornoiu built in 1821 dedicated to St. John the Baptist, the second being in possession of the family Tatarescu, displaced in 2002 from Poiana Rovinari, and fountain Holy Archangels (1896) are best models to understand the Romanian families privileged relationship with God.

This virtue has also ennobled the peasant who through his ingenuity proved of households displaced here (in XVIII-XX centuries), became a source of Brancoveanu inspiration. All of these, secular trees leaves whisper or murmur of a spring, help the visitor to become from a mere observer an active participant in village life.

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