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Probota Monastery

judetul Suceava, Bucovina

Located in Probota, in Suceava County, Probota Monastery was built at the order of Prince of Moldova, Petru Rares. The name of this monastery is of Slavic origin and means "brotherhood". The [read more]

Manastire, Categoria: Religios
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The Wooden Church of Ieud Deal

judetul Maramures, Maramures

Built by the local noble family in the early seventeenth century in Ieud, the old church situated on the hill is a century older than the wooden plain church. The Wooden Church from Ieud Deal represen [read more]

Biserica, Categoria: Religios
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Ghelinta - the frescoes of St. Ladislau's legend

Covasna, judetul Covasna

Built in Roman style, the old building of the Roman Catholic Church in the village of Ghelinta was enlarged in the fifteenth century, but the frescoes made in the early fourteenth century were kept in [read more]

Biserica, Categoria: Religios
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Saint John the New Monastery

judetul Suceava, Bucovina

Built to face the multitude of believers coming to pray at the relics of Saint John the New (in Rom. Sfantul Ioan cel Nou), Saint John the New Monastery of Suceava is a monastery of monks, which is de [read more]

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Saint Nicholas Wooden Church

judetul Maramures, Maramures

Built in 1643, Saint Nicholas Wooden Church from Budesti represents an eloquent example of a typical church from Maramures. Representative in this sense is the structure of the monastery: with high in [read more]

Biserica, Categoria: Religios
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Calnic Fortress

judetul Alba, Transilvania

The name of the settlement is of Slavic origin, 'kal' or 'Kalinik' (= clay, loamy), being initially taken by the Romanians or the Hungarians, and then by the Sas people. The Sas name of the village is [read more]

Cetate, Categoria: Istoric
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Vineyard and Wine Museum

judetul Iasi, Moldova

Phone0232 720866
AddressLoc. Harlau,
Fax0232 218383
Emailetnomuz@email.ro

Description

Vineyard and Wine Museum of Harlau - presents to the visitor as a place of history of wines from the famous vineyards from the region (Radauti, Vaslui, Odobesti, Husi, Botosani, Panciu, Harlem), with ten rooms, arranged on two levels. The building (restored in 1990) is a historical monument, which belongs to the end of the XVIIth century.

The building was owned by one of the descendants of Ioan Tautu's steward. Between 1875 - 1983 functioned as a post. The museum activity was under the authority of the Ethnographic Museum of Moldavia team from Iasi. In July 2006, the collections were arranged in a new exhibition structure.

The first three rooms illustrate the connection between wine and the important moments of life such as baptism, wedding and funeral. Moldovans' traditions and customs, beliefs and superstitions related to the vinesare represented.
The fourth room presents the inn atmosphere, table with goat type legs, pieces of harness, a rack with measures of drink, bags of passengers, costumes, etc.

The fifth hall presents a traditional interior of sub Harlau. The furniture, fabrics (mostly from nearby villages) and ceramics complete the specific interior of this region. In the basement is a part of the inventory of a wineries (most pieces were taken from a cellar in Vaslui County).

One room contains objects which highlight the beliefs and superstitions surrounding the vineyard and wine. The hall in the basement presents technical installations used for pressing grapes. In the museum's collection are also exhibited items necessary for viticulture, such as "dogaritul" (manufacturing staves) or pottery.

Visitors can admire the reconstitution of pottery manufactory, as well as objects of black pottery in Poiana Deleni - Iasi which has preserved for a long time the prehistoric craft of black pottery in the Dacian La Tene. This museum, unique as theme in Moldavia, is constantly the host of various activities and events.

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