Historical Buildings

The Hunter’s Tower, Brasov

Located near the cable car that reaches Tampa, the Hunter’s Tower is,  like The Carpenter’s Tower or Drapers’ Bastion, a part of the medieval wall of Brasov citadel. The tower…

Catherine’s Gate, Brasov

Catherine’s Gate is one of the few medieval monuments in Romania kept intact. The building which dates since 1559, was built on the foundation of another gate which was dating…

The Ropemakers’ Bastion, Brasov

The Ropemakers Bastion in Brasov is the first bastion of the fortress mentioned in documents, in year 1416. The bastion has an hexagonal shape and initially was 10-12 m high.…

The Carpenter’s Tower, Brasov

The Carpenters’ Tower is part of the fortifications of Brasov citadel, more precisely it is part of the defense wall of the city. It is located on the south-west of…

Drapers’ Bastion, Brasov

Built between 1450 – 1455 by the goldsmiths’ guild, Drapers’ Bastion from Brasov has got into into the possession of the Drapers guild in 1640. It is a circular bastion…

Ali-Gazi Paşa Mosque in Babadag

Ali Pasha Gazi Mosque is placed in center of  Babadag city and was built in 1610 (it is not known if this is the year when the construction began or…

Ruginoasa Palace

Ruginoasa Palace is located 62 km from Iasi and owes its fame to ruler Alexandru Ioan Cuza, the founder of modern Romanian state. After the unification of the Romanian Principalities…

Union Museum in Iasi

Union Museum from Iasi is located in a building raised in the early nineteenth century, initially following the neoclassical style and afterwards decorated in baroque style. The palace was, between…

Roznavanu Palace in Iasi

Rozovanu palace in Iasi, built by Iordache Roznovanu (descendant of one of the richest boyars families in Moldova), was inaugurated in 1832 and was built after the plans of architect…

Dosoftei House, Iasi

Dimitrie Barilă, known especially by his monastic name Dosoftei (born October 26, 1624, Suceava – died December 13, 1693, at Zolkiew in Poland, today Nesterov, Ukraine) was a Romanian scholar,…

Palace of Culture, Iasi

The current Palace of Culture from Iasi was built between 1906-1925. Its main purpose was to serve as Palace of Justice and administrative headquarters for the city of Iasi. The…

The bell tower – Piatra-Neamţ

The bell tower is located northwest of the “St. John” church and, together with it, is part of the architectural complex “Royal Court”. The tower has been preserved quite well,…

The Synagogue, Piatra Neamt

Wooden Synagogue from Piatra Neamt was built in 1766 and it is a monument with a long and controversial history, being testimony of numerous Jewish communities that lived in this…
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