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Welcome to Visit Transilvania blog which is offering a lot of interesting informations about Romania. Find more about the history, culture, traditions, tourist attractions, food and drinks. If you plan to visit Romania you’ll need this useful informations to plan your trip or to choose a tour to Romania. You’ll have a better ideea to choose what to see, what to do, where to stay, aso. Have a look to our large variety of articles from different categories and we’ll be happy if you’ll like it and if you’ll share it with your friends.

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SHINGLE ART

2019-11-28

Traditions

The shingle it is called in romanian „draniță” It is the word used by us to reffer to shingle. That is why you will find it in this article written in this form „draniță„ and not „shingle”. It is an old art which still can be seened in Romania especially in Maramureș and Gorj the romanian regions where this product it is still used  for the construction of the wooden roofs of the wooden churches or houses.

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PROCESSING OF VEGETABLE AND ANIMAL FIBERS 1

2019-11-28

Traditions

PROCESSING OF VEGETABLE AND ANIMAL FIBERS Textile plants, hemp and flax were the main plants grown since ancient times for the needs of life in the Romanian peasant's household. Canepa and flax have a wide use in our country in the domestic, textile, food and folk medicine industries, these plants being considered autochthonous, while the cotton was introduced in the Romanian agriculture late in the middle of the last century, brought from Turkey. In the domestic industry it was often used as a textile plant, nettle. Regarding hemp, archaeological evidence leads us to the vremurilo mist, descending to the Neolithic, where traces of fabrics printed in clay, as well as a lot of fusaiole and weights, used to stretch the threads to the war of vertical weave.

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METAL PROCESSING

METAL PROCESSING

2019-10-30

Traditions

METAL PROCESSING One of the most important craftsmanship of village communities in history is considered to be the craft of metalworking. The archaeological materials prove that this craft was practiced throughout the country starting with the 3rd-3rd century, ie. One of the most valuable discoveries is the warehouse of tools and handicrafts from Gradistea Muncelului, which includes an inventory of almost 400 pieces, an undeniable proof of the development and practice of crafts by the Dacians. The iron processing continued during the early feudalism as well reveal the discoveries from Garvan, Dinogetia, or Sun Pacuiul.

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POTTERY

2019-10-15

Traditions

POTTERY Arhelogy provides us with a rich material about this craft, whose products have accompanied everyday life to the grave. As a rule, ceramic objects are the only documentary testimonials that have come up to us. The history of the pottery was confused with the history of civilization and the pottery craft was the human manifestation that constantly became a characteristic of some peoples or of some historical periods (Cucuteni). After the discovery of the fire a great discovery was that of the firing of clay, from which ships were shaped the daily needs of man. The Romanian ceramics has a look that is its own.

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THE STONE PROCESSING 1

2019-09-26

Traditions

Extracting the stone it is part o the traditional craft of stone processing, one of the romanian traditional crafts, specific for the people living in the mountain area where this material were much easier to find.

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ROMANIAN TRADITIONAL CRAFTS

2019-09-20

Traditions

In this chapter we will study the traditional folk crafts. It will be a synthesis of craftsmanship on stone, pottery, metal and wood processing, plant and animal fibers, leather and fur, occupations that have consisted, besides farming and pastority, the source and way of life of the Romanian peasant.

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The lighthouse

2019-09-16

Places to visit

The Lighthouse of the European Commission of the Danube River, known as the old lighthouse, is a historical monument placed on the second street from Sulina town, Romania. Placed initially near the mouth of the Danube into the sea, the lighthouse is placed today at 1,5 km inside of the land because of the expansion of the land into the sea.

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Bucharest part two

2019-09-15

Places to visit

The Royal Church, is the oldest church in Bucharest having been built by Mircea Ciobanul, on the same place as a former church built by the Voivode Mircea the Elder, founder of the Princely Court in Bucharest. In 1715, Prince Stefan Cantacuzino added an impressive stone porch at the church entrance.

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BEEKEEPING

2019-09-11

Traditions

Beekeeping The tradition of beehive on the territory of our country is extremely old being practiced since the Dacians. We also have an original document, dated 1734, found in the high school library in Aiud and called Carticica for albianarit. It encompasses habits related to beekeeping, how to care for alabin and how to multiply them.

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