The church was built in 1724, during the reign of Nicolae Mavrocordat (Prince of Wallachia, 1719-1730), by archimandrite Ioanichie Stratonikeas. Within the precinct of his inn, Ioanichie built the church, and a monastery which was economically sustained with the incomes from the inn (a relatively common situation in those times). In 1726 abbot Ioanichie was elected metropolitan of Stavropole and exarch of Caria. Since then the monastery he built is named Stavropoleos, after the name of the…
Dimitrie Gusti National Village Museum in Municipiul București, Romania
The Village Museum is an open-air ethnographic museum located in the King Michael I Park, showcasing traditional Romanian village life. The museum extends to over 100,000 m2, and contains 272 authentic peasant farms and houses from all over Romania. It was created in 1936 by Dimitrie Gusti, Victor Ion Popa, and Henri H. Stahl. Elisabeta Palace, the current residence of the Romanian Royal Family, also located in the park, is an "island" inside the village museum, near the Arch of Triumph.
Locul unde s-a infaptuit Unirea Principatelor Romane, ajuns in paragina.
Hotelul Concordia este cladirea din Bucuresti care a gazduit istorica intalnire din noaptea de 23 spre 24 ianuarie 1859, in care s-a hotarat Unirea Principatelor Romane si alegerea lui Alexandru Ioan Cuza drept domn al tarii Romanesti. Hotelul a fost construit in anul 1852 si avea 90 de camere. Astazi, cladirea este
ADOLPH CHEVALLIER was a Romanian photographer born in 1881 in the village of Brosteni (Neamt county, Moldavia) to a Swiss-French father and a Romanian mother. After finishing his studies in Romania, Chevallier goes to Lausanne to study photography. He returns to Romania in 1921 and receives a license as photographer of the Royal Court. After the…
O serie fascinantă de fotografii cu România începutului de secol XX, (port popular, portrete de ţărani, localităţi din toate judeţele ţării, monumente, etc) redactată după o carte album apărută în 1933 la Leipzig, cu o prefață de Octavian Goga. Fotografiile sunt făcute în majoritate de etnograful Romulus Vuia. Întregul album aici