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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 the Virgin's Birth

Dorohoi, judetul Botosani

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Located near the center, is situated the wooden church, the attraction of the city. The place has as titular saint the "Old Assumption" and the "Virgin's Birth". Above the entrance door, the wooden church has Romanian writing with Cyrillic inscription: "The Holy Church has risen in the honor and praise of the Assumption Virgin Mother of God-Virgin Mary, on the days of Constantin Moruzi V.v. leat 7287/1779 April 12 ".

Built of oak beams on a stone foundation, the church is raised to the height of 1 meter, the narthex, nave and chancel form a whole, looking as an old building, solid with a controversy past, which is why it was listed among the oldest national monuments.

The church's form is an ark one and the exterior is carved in oak beams of a cable ship, symbolizing the Christian hope. The church was painted inside in the years 1895, 1904 and 1919, when was renewed the image of the old priest Dumitru Furtuna. Dating from 1794, as was written in the imperial icons, the iconostasis is in Byzantine style, oil painting which is characteristic of the Orthodox saints. Apart from the holy chalice of silver gilt, between objects of worship there are present artistic books: Triodion of 1747, the Gospel in 1812, talc Gospels in 1805, the 9 songs from 1815.

The attitude of devotion of the faithful priests and the church’s believers to fulfill God's will and to defend the ancestral edifice, is certified by this Crescent situated at the cross on the roof of the church, as was customary during the Turkish domination that forced the Christians to go to Islamism.

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