Roman Sights and Landmarks Guide, Romania
Roman sights impress visitors with their uniqueness, just like the ones in Iasi and Baia Mare. After years and years, the cultural beauties, some of them unknown, still remain in the city to tell their stories, hidden in the back of the new buildings.
Roman sights- The diversified tourism
Not only in this city, but in the whole area, tourism is a very important part of the economy. Being located at the junction of the Siret and Moldova Rivers, Roman offers tourists who choose to spend some time in the city, multiple options to relax. Roman sights offer cultural-historic and ecumenical tourism.
Roman sights- Cultural-historic tourism
Among the cultural-historic attractions we can mention The Art Museum, The Natural Science Museum, The Ioachim House, The Iohann Simeon Brukner House, The House of Done and many other. All of these mark the medieval influence on the city.
The Art Museum exhibits a series of colections: from picture to sculpture and even graphic. The main exposition presents the creations of local artists.
The Natural Science Museum was opened to the visitors for the first time in 1962. The museum disposes of a huge collection of flora and fauna, but not only. It presents in pictograms the paleontology of Roman’s area.
Ioachim House is known also as the town’s library. The house was built in 1864, but the painting belongs to a few Venetian workers.
Roman sights- Ecumenical tourism
When it comes to ecumenical tourism, the city is proud to present to the tourists some of the oldest religious constructions from the region. The most visited churches in town are: “Precista Mare” Church, ”Precista Mica” Church, The White Church, Saint Nicholas Church.
The Bishopric of Roman dates from the time of Alexander the Great, around 1412. He is considered to be the founder of the Moldavian cleric hierarchic. Inside the church one can observe interesting paintings.
”Precista Mare” Church is another important monument dating from the medieval period. Along the time, the church was renovated several times, but the original plan is still the same.
”Precista Mica” Church was built in the place of an old church made out of wood. The monument has a simple plan, with the sides slightly elongated, specific to the Moldavian style.
The White Church dates from 1753. The church was renovated and extended in the same time, but no one tried to modify the pictures or the construction plan of the monument.
Saint Nicholas Church was built in 1600 at the order of Constantin Racovita.
All the paintings and the architecture of the churches are impressive and attract tourists every year.
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