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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 History of Pharmacy

Sibiu, judetul Sibiu

Phone0269 436868
AddressPiata Mica, 26


Since 1568 inside of this building functioned one of the pharmacies in Sibiu, at Ursul Negru, along with one documentary mentioned in 1494, in a house located in the current place of Brukenthal Palace. Since 1973, the building is hosting the Museum of History of Pharmacy, presents its importance. In the halls of this small but very instructive museum, the visitor can find a number of installations, tools, parts and pharmaceutical preparations used in eighteenth and nineteenth centuries.

Over 6600 pieces from 67 sources (pharmacies, pharmaceutical offices, etc..) from 32 localities of the country are kept in the museum's collection. The furniture comes from the former pharmacy La Vulturul Negru and was commissioned in Vienna in 1902. It is known that in Sibiu worked for about a year and a half, just when Samuel von Brukenthal was governor of Transylvania, the German physician Christian Friedrich Samuel Hahnemann (1755-1843), founder of homeopathy. The interest for this method is highlighted in the collections of Sibiu museum, including 2900 parts, kits, bottles and homeopathic preparations in the last room of the permanent exhibition. The building was restored between 1968-1973 by the Directorate of Historical Monuments in Romania.

It is an edifice that has a ground floor loggia with semicircular openings supported on four stone pillars in different forms. The interior space of the loggia is vaulted with a double curve ( "the sail") on arcs. Access to the yard is made from the loggia thorugh a portal arch.

The access gang, unique in the front of the market presents to the courtyard a semi-cylindrically domed section. Such vaults are found until the wall of the second floor, in the cellar that occupies the front of the house, also stretching under the loggia. In the the museum space on the ground floor there is a Baroque stucco ceiling.

Visiting hours
Summer: daily from 9:00 - 17:00; Monday closed
Winter: daily between 09:00 - 16:00; Monday closed

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