Terracotta Warriors from China visiting Bucharest

Terracotta Warriors from China visiting ...

This summer, the National History Museum of Romania in Bucharest hosted the exhibition Treasures of China. It is the largest exhibition organized by China in a museum in Romania, artefacts from 11 museums and cultural institutions in the PRC. The most impressive exhibits are four parts terracotta warriors and horse size terracotta. They come from the archaeological site near Xi’an, China, where they were discovered several decades ago, buried among other 8000 similar...
Transylvanian coins from the collection of Constantin Orghidan

Transylvanian coins from the collection ...

For a period of about 150 years, the Principality of Transylvania was recognized as an independent state in the Middle Ages. During this period, the princes of Transylvania were released a considerable amount of gold and silver coins , among the most spectacular of their time . These coins have become rare since the period 18-19 centuries . One of the most important collections belonged to Constantin Orghidan which was donated to the Romanian Academy in 1944 . Gallery shows some of the most important and spectacular parts of the collection.   Via: ...
Ceausescu’s  bear in North Korea

Ceausescu’s bear in North Korea

A carpathian bear trophy is at the International Friendship Museum in North Korea . A Romanian brown bear trophy is presented at the International Friendship Museum in North Korea.The trophy was offered by Nicolae Ceausescu to Kim Il Sung , the president of the country . The legend says that Ceausescu himself hunted the bear to offer to give it to the president of North Korea. In the movie you can see another gifts received during the time by the leaders of North Korea. Via:...
Museum of locomotives Resita

Museum of locomotives Resita

The museum was established by Mircea Popa , the Director of Works in 1972, to commemorate a century of production of steam locomotives in Resita, and includes 16 exhibits from different periods of construction Via:...
Romanian General exhibition 1906 presented in postcards

Romanian General exhibition 1906 present...

Romanian General Exhibition 1906 (June 6 to November 23, 1906) known at that time under the name „Exhibitio daco-romana“ , “Jubilee Exhibition” or “National Exhibition” was designed as a manifestation of Romanians from everywhere and was organized for the celebration of 40 years of reign of King Charles I , 25 years since the proclamation of the Kingdom and 1,800 years after “dismounted” Emperor Traian in Dacia. Venue: Plain of Filaret, then became Carol Park in Bucharest. Below are a series of postcards dedicated to the...