Cluj Napoca 1959

Cluj Napoca 1959

Below are some pictures taken by an tourist , in Cluj Napoca 1959. Enjoy Via: fortepan.hu
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. SighiÈ™oara 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 SighiÈ™oara had as many as 15...
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...
Romania 1984-1986 seen from U.S. Embassy

Romania 1984-1986 seen from U.S. Embassy

The photographer worked at the U.S. Embassy in Bucharest between 1984-1986 and as anyone would have done in his place has took photographs. They are personal images photographed in the capital, but also at the country roads, images in the current context, considering the socio-political developments from 1984 to the present, are important documents. What was then known as Bulevardul...
Hunedoara seen by an hungarian traveller , at 1900

Hunedoara seen by an hungarian traveller...

Hunedoara atmosphere of a century ago is described thoroughly in photographs taken by a Hungarian traveler. Grayscale images taken by a traveler Hungarian Frigyes Schoch, who arrived in Hunedoara County in the early 1900s. They are among the few photographic evidence of how people lived at that time found fair...
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