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Folk architectures

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Folk Architecture
Vețca
Székelyvécke/Veţca is a village situated 28 km southeast from Târgu Mureş in a longitudinal valley, at the watershed of the catchment area of the Târnava Mică and Târnava Mare, at the headwaters of the...
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Petriceni
Where do people pee at Three Chairs? – is jokingly asked even today. The answer is Petriceni because until 1905 it was called Peselnek (the Hungarian version of pee). From the point of view of administration, Petriceni belongs to...
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Cernatu de Sus
The village located on the eastern side of the Bodoki Mountains, in the valley of Csernáton Creek was formed from two villages: Alsócsernáton and Felsőcsernáton. Alsócsernáton is bigger...
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Racoșul de Sus
Felsőrákos is situated to the west of Barót, at the crossing point of the Kormos river towards Olt and at its meeting point with the Rika stream. This settlement is part of the Erdővidék. In the Hungarian...
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Valea Zălanului
The most remote settlement of Háromszék is Zalánpatak, hidden by the forests. The place of this village was originally called Egyedmezeje. There was a greenhouse established here at the end of the 17th...
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Clock Tower
Sighișoara
Sighişoara a medieval Saxon city lies between two hills, in the valley of the river Târnava Mare. The first written document of the city is from 1298. 9 of the 14 towers of the medieval citadel still exist, embraced with a 950 m...
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Comănești
The village of Comăneşti, part of the Mărtiniş commune, is probably the most particular settlement in the region. The villages of Comăneşti and Aldea were located along the road between Vlăhiţa-Nouă and the town of Braşov. This was a...
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Estelnic
Estelnic is the most northerly situated settlement of Kézdi Chair. The settlement consists of two bigger parts: Estelnic de Jos, which is situated along the main road and the sporadic Estelnic de Sus, which stretches far along...
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Bezid Lake
Bezidu Nou
Bezid, is located in the valley of Bezid brook, 32 km south-east of Târgu Mureș and 7 km of its commune Sângiorgiu de Pădure. The medieval Reformed Church was rebuilt in the 16th century. The bell tower was built in 1821. The...
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Filia
Erdőfüle lies at the northern edge of Erdővidék, in the foregrounds of the southern foothills of Harghita. The settlement in the valley of the Kormos brook consists of three parts: Alszeg, Felszeg and Hámor. Alszeg...
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Târgu Secuiesc
Kézdivásárhely lies in the southeastern part of Szeklerland, more precisely in the central part of Kézdiszék, along the road that links Brasov to Moldavia. It is mainly inhabited by Hungarians. The...
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