Bucharest historic general views

Bucharest historic general views

Below are some pictures representing the city of Bucharest from the second part of the 19th century until the second part of 20th century . Below are some pictures representing the city of Bucharest from the second part of the 19th century until the second part of 20th century . Via:...
Bucharest by helicopter

Bucharest by helicopter

During last marathon organised in Bucharest , some photos were taken from helicopter over the city . You can see some of the most representative areas of the city , but also the contest carried on ,  enjoy     Via:...
The Bridge from Cernavoda

The Bridge from Cernavoda

The Anghel Saligny Bridge (formerly King Carol I Bridge) is a railroad truss bridge in Romania, across the Danube River, connecting the cities of Cernavoda and Fetesti. The bridge was built between 1890 and 1895 over the Danube and Borcea branch of the Danube, and when it was completed it became the longest bridge in Europe and the third longest in the world. The two cities on the banks of the river which was built were Fetesti on the left side and Cernavoda on the right side. The bridge has a length of 4,087.95 m of which 1,662 m  over the Danube and 970 m  over...
Colored Sighisoara

Colored Sighisoara

Sighisoara – the city founded in the XIII century Saxon colonists. In those days, was called Shessburg. The city played an important strategic and commercial role at the edges of Central Europe for several centuries. Sighișoara became one of the most important cities of Transylvania, with artisans from throughout the Holy Roman Empire visiting the settlement. The German artisans and craftsmen dominated the urban economy, as well as building the fortifications protecting it. It is estimated that during the 16th and 17th centuries Sighișoara had as many as 15...
Queen Mary visiting Sioux indians

Queen Mary visiting Sioux indians

The visit of the Romanian Queen in the United States has much feeling at the time and long after its close, has aroused public interest. The meeting with dances and songs, speeches and exchange of gifts took place on November 1, 1926, in North Dakota Mandan village, not far from the city of Bismarck, the state capital. There, the royal guests were greeted by a group of Sioux Indians. Major AB Welch served by the translator of the speeches delivered and related dialogue between natives and visitors.       Via:...
Rupea Fortress

Rupea Fortress

Rupea fortress is located 50 km from Brasov, built on a massive basalt,. It is a peasant fortress with four polygonal towers reinforced areas. The fortress was modified over time by adding two courtyards and three towers. The first document dates from 1324. Documents XV century fortress mentioned as an important commercial and crafts, having 12 guilds. The city served as a fortress in time and refuge for the people living in the surrounding hills and valleys, its place being strategic In 2009 began the rehabilitation of the city, the photos below showing the city...
Bucharest Old City

Bucharest Old City

In this post we’ll talk about the old town – Lipscani – who managed to survive after the demolition of 70-80, when have been demolished around 20% of the city area, including many of the historic buildings. A few years ago, this area was a depressing show, but now it has become full of life – old buildings were gradually transformed into restaurants, the streets are rebuilt, all the becomeness very attractive.       Via:...
Miliatry parade in Bucharest during WWII

Miliatry parade in Bucharest during WWII

Below are 47 images from a military parade organized in 1941, in Bucharest, Romanian troops after the victory in the Battle of Odessa during the Second World War. After the liberation of Bessarabia in 1941, the Romanian army started in August 1941, Odessa conquest operation without German support. Due to the resistance forces of the Red Army in Odessa, the Romanian army fought for three months to conquer heavily fortified city.   Via:...
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