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Bran Castle

„In 1388, the Bran castle’s construction was complete.

The Castle was built on a steep cliff between Măgura and Dealul Cetăţii (“fortified town’s hill”), with an exceptional view of the nearby hills, Moeciu Valley and Valea Bârsei. 230 more words

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Plumbuita Monastery

I passed dozens of times near the sign that directs you to the Monastery Plumbuita, but I never had time. Today I decided finally get on the street in the park and to visit the monastery. 167 more words

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Snagov Monastery, the burial place of Dracula

Snagov Monastery, Romania – the Burial Place of Vlad the Impaler, known as Dracula

Snagov Monastery built on an island on Snagov Lake, was an important cultural center of Walachia in the feudal age.   227 more words

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Holy Trinity Chapel

The Holy Trinity Chapel was built at the end of the 19th century in eclectic style by Barbu Stirbey for his wife.
Barbu Stirbey was nicknamed the White Prince by Queen Marie, King Ferdinand’s wife, was a very important politician. 132 more words

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Mogosoaia Palace

Mogoșoaia Palace  was built between 1698-1702 by Constantin Brâncoveanu, Prince of Wallachia between 1688 and 1714,  in what is called the Romanian Renaissance style or Brâncovenesc style.  163 more words

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Alba Iulia

Alba Iulia

One of the most spectacular medieval fortresses, designed by  Marquis de Vauban, is Alba Carolina – the largest citadel in Romania, located in the city of Alba Iulia. 198 more words

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Cernica

Cernica Monastery

Cernica Monastery was founded on 1608 over three islands on a lake that were connected with narrow stripes of land.
On the left side, the courtyard has an enclosure fortress-like. 140 more words

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