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Gidófalvy mansion
Albiș
According to the present owners, Piroska Kupán and Csilla Bakcsi, the mansion was built by the father of János Gidófalvy (1815-1891) at the beginning of the 19th century. In the middle of the main...
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Séra mansion
Ilieni
In the center of Ilieni, along the Main Street, a double roofed mansion, built in Empire style catches your eye. In 1805 as a result of the arson, 67 farms were destroyed in the village, including the building which stood in the...
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Lazar Castle
Lăzarea
The Lazar Castle is only 200 meters away from the center of the village. The Lazars were one of the most famous Catholic noble families in the Székely community, who had an important part in the history of Transylvania,...
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Daniel Castle
Vârghiș
The Daniel-castle, as well as the park surrounding it, is one of the most well-known monuments in Erdővidék. The details of the building-complex strung along the longitudinal east-west axis are witnessing the sequences of several...
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Gyulai Ferenc House and Studio
Sfântu Gheorghe
At 28 Ciucului Street, Sfântu Gheorghe, behind the wrought iron gate, a special storey house catches your eye. A small copperplate indicates for the passersby that the building is considered a monument. The house and the...
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Benkő-Zágoni mansion
Zoltan
Between Bodok and Gidófalva, the valley of the capricious Olt river hides two small villages. Most 20th century maps only indicate one settlement in this place. This is because Sepsizoltan and Étfalva were...
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Antos mansion
Reci
Réty has two buildings preserving the memory of the Antos family. An outstanding member of the family was János Antos (1819-1906), Lieutenant Colonel of the 1848/49 Hungarian War of Independence, who was sentenced to six...
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Teleki Castle
Gornești
In 1319 the name of the settlement still figured as Cnezeg and Knezeg, but at the end of this century it already occurred in the form of Gernyezeg as well. In 1405 Sigismund von Luxemburg  conferred the...
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Könczey-Páll mansion
Sânzieni
There are several mansions in the settlement below Perkő. These include the Péter mansion, Tamás Elek mansion and the Könczei-Páll mansion, which is considered the oldest residence of the settlement. The...
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Mikes Castle
Zăbala
The Mikes-castle in Zăbala/Zabola was first mentioned in Miklós Mikó’s diary. The wedding of Lázár Apor and Judit Imecs was celebrated here on February 2, 1629. The highly noble event was also attended...
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Balási mansion
Imper
The building with castle character it’s from the first decades of the 19th century, probably built in 1833 for the most considerable member of the Balási family, from the order of Balási József...
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Thúry-Bányai Castle
Tamașfalău
In the early 17th century, the Thúry family came to Tamásfalva from Hungary through marriage. Its members subsequently, had more important positions in Orbaiszék. The most famous among them, was Gergely...
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Kóréh-Dénes mansion
Bicfalău
On the street side of the manor house parcel, situated in the down part of the settlement famous for its built heritage, the 2-3 meters high stonewall, strengthened by buttresses, and has once served defense purposes. This stonewall is...
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Kálnoky Castle
Micloșoara
Micloșoara is a settlement of Erdővidék, and in this village the majority of the inhabitants are Catholic. The Kálnoky family had property in this village already from the middle of the 16th century. The...
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Zsigmond mansion
Bicfalău
The Zsigmond Mansion was built on a hilltop in the village, which has become famous due to its mansions and churches. The building site is surrounded by a stone fence covered with tile and reinforced with buttresses, and it is provided...
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Apor mansion
Zălan
Zălan is famous for its outstanding fruit-farming and plum brandy (pálinka). The village, beside the Calvinist Church, boasts some valuable monuments, including the Apor mansion which was built on the right side of the creek. On...
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Ugron mansion
Mărtiniș
Where the Homorodul Mare creek smoothly flows and the Ghipeş and Locodeni creeks converge, there is Mărtiniş. The village is fist mentioned in a charter from 1333 as “Sancto Martino”. The Reformed church was built in...
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Daniel Castle
Tălișoara
In the central part of Olasztelek, next to the Main Road, opposite the Reformed Church is the 17th century Daniel Castle. Above the today walled up gateway there is a symbol known as the emblem of the Daniel family, a...
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Zátyi mansion
Bicfalău
You can find the Zátyi Mansion (built in 1801) in the northeastern part of the village, in the lower part of a big orchard. The thick manor house, which has a natural stone wall around it, is covered by a tile roof. On its...
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Bölöni-Antal house
Cernatu de Sus
On the eastern side of the Bodoki mountain, in the valley of the Cernat creek is the village formed by Cernatu de Jos and Cernatu de Sus. Cernat is one of the villages of the county which currently is developing spectacularly. The new...
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Boda Mansion
Filia
The Boda Mansion from Filia is one of the best known mansions in the villages of the historical Bardoc Seat. The building that can be approached through the gate with stone pillars has a two-storeyed porch with a foregrounded central...
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Sinkovits mansion
Cătălina
The text of the slab placed on the porch indicates the age of the rectangular building with a veranda on the main facade, a building complete with outcrop corners and a glazed corridor. According to this, Tamás Basa of Zabola...
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Mikó Castle
Olteni
Olteni is situated along the national road connecting Three Chairs with Csík Chair. On the northern side of the settlement and on the right hand side of the Olt River stands one of the significant, unified and complex late...
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Mikes-Szentkereszty mansion
Zagon
The mansion in Zagon/Zágon used to be another significant property of the Mikes family. The carved beams bearing the inscriptions 1632, as well as the initials B:M and E:D are there to prove that the building was already there in...
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Konnáth mansion
Cernat
In Cernatu de Jos there are several mansions built in classical style, the Farkas – Konnáth mansion can be found in the Fűzfalva part of the village. According to the specialists it was built in the middle of the19th...
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Hadnagy mansion
Dalnic
Dalnic is among those settlements of Three Chairs that are rich in mansions. The building was built by Gyula Hadnagy in 1908 on the place of an earlier existing building. The mansion is situated on a parcel surrounded by a stone pillar...
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Kemény Castle
Brâncovenești
The Kemény Castle in Brâncoveneşti, situated in the foreground of the Călimani Mountains, on the right bank of the Mureş river, is a characteristic vestige of Transylvanian Renaissance architecture. The old fortess from...
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Apor Mansion
Turia
The Apor family is considered to be one of the oldest and most significant families in Háromszék; they bought a considerable amount of land in Altorja in 1309 (Altorja used to belong to Felső-Fehér District). The...
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Antos house
Reci
The Antos House lies in the central part of Reci, on the right bank of Râul Negru oxbow, close to the Antos Mansion. The house was purchased by the local government. In 2010-2011 the building was turned into a pearl of the commune...
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Gaál Mansion
Dalnic
Between Moacşa and Cernatu de Jos, to the left of the highroad leading to Târgu Secuiesc, in the valley of the Dálnok, Tónya and Kenderes streams, there lies Dalnic, famous for its Reformed church and...
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Baroque gate
Zoltan
Between Bodok and Gidófalva, the valley of the capricious Olt river hides two small villages. Most 20th century maps only indicate one settlement in this place. This is because Sepsizoltan and Étfalva were...
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Szentkereszty Castle
Arcuș
Located at three kilometers from Sepsiszentgyörgy/Sfântu Gheorghe, and once in the ownership of the Benkő family, the Szentkereszty-castle is a valuable monument of Arcuş/Árkos. Count György Kálnoky and his...
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Rhédey Castle
Sângeorgiu de Pădure
The castle received its present form, in late Baroque style, during the last renovation (1807-1809), thanks to the building’s former owner Count László Rhédey. There are several assumptions and records about the formation of the...
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Horváth-Deák mansion
Telechia
The Horváth family, which had the Nagyváradi and then the Teleki pre-names, came to Three Chairs as a result of marriage. They had great properties at Covasna, Boroșneu Mare and Telechia. The latter settlement became the...
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