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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 big and small cauldrons of Danube

Orsova, judetul Mehedinti

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'Dunarii cauldrons' is the most imposing and most interesting sector of the Danube Defile at the south-west and north-east of the town Dubova, between Valley Ogradena and Ogasul Turcului. In this area the Danube crosses the most narrow and the most grandiose area of the Danube Defile, Big Cauldrons being separated by small cauldrons by Dubova water catchment area.
The cauldrons of Danube by means of narrow portion of defile between the mouths of the rivers flowing Plavisevita (south) and Ogradena (in north), form a well individualized geomorphological unity.

Miocene water catchment from Dubova divides the cauldrons of Danube into two distinct portions: Cazanele Mari and Cazanele Mici (the big and small cauldrons).

Big Cauldrons
are situated between Dubova water catchment and Plavisevita. With a length of 3.8 kilometers, are formed of Ciucaru Mare Hill (318 m), whose steep walls edge the left side of the river and Stirbatul Mare Hill (768 m) situated in the territory of Serbia.

Small Cauldrons
are located between Dubova water catchment and Ogradena, with 3.6 kilometers in length. They are constituted of Ciucaru Mic Hill (313 m) and Stirbatul Mic Hill on the territory of Serbia (626 m).

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