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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]

Manastire, Categoria: Religios
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The Wooden Church Calinesti-Susani

judetul Maramures, Maramures

AddressLoc. Calinesti,, 35A


Located in the cemetery from Bude, the Wooden Church The Assumption of Calinesti was built in the year 1784 (other sources 1754). The professionalism of Maramures masters is demonstrated by the constructive solutions, the pictorial manner. Through their talent is revealed the unity of spiritual life of the monuments, their sensitivity to some Western influences, especially the Gothic bell tower, observed by the soldiers from Maramures on the front in Western Europe.

The plan is close to the clubs form, small shrine, the temple consists of a unique combination of carved beams, with icons painted in five books, with floral decoration, carnation motives or oak leaves, are all matters of religious buildings that customize the church from Calinesti-Susani. Both the harmony and the proportions of the building and the art of Nicolao Cepschin the painter to achieve monumental "pauperum Bible" meaning the Bible of the poor, illiterate who distinguished the pictorial teaching of the Holy Book. These were noted by the architect Victor Bratulescu ( "Churches of Maramures", BCMI, beams 107 - 110, 1941).

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