National Library of Romania

The National Library is a cultural institution under the supervision of the Ministry of Culture to administer the national patrimony of publications. The history of building started in 1986, but the opening date was later in 2012. Copyright ©Jeni Mateescu. Toate drepturile rezervate         Copyright ©Jeni Mateescu. Toate drepturile rezervate

Spring in Romania

I waited long time for the Spring 2017. On the last days of March, finally She arrived beautiful, bright, colorful in green, white, pink and blue. I wandered the alleys Cismigiu Park and I enjoyed spring brides white, bright yellow and magnolias climbed skyward. Copyright ©Jeni Mateescu. Toate drepturile rezervate Copyright ©Jeni Mateescu. Toate drepturile rezervate

Metropolitan Church

The Romanian Orthodox Patriarchal Cathedral or Metropolitan Church, is a functioning religious and civic landmark in Bucharest, Romania. The construction was begun in 1654 and completed in 1658 under the orders of the Prince Serban Basarab. The facade is in the Brancovenesc architectural style. Is designated Historical Monument of Romania. Copyright ©Jeni Mateescu. Toate drepturile rezervate   Copyright ©Jeni … More Metropolitan Church

Bran Castle

„In 1388, the Bran castle’s construction was complete. The Castle was built on a steep cliff between Măgura and Dealul Cetăţii (“fortified town’s hill”), with an exceptional view of the nearby hills, Moeciu Valley and Valea Bârsei. It served the role of customs – holding 3% of goods transferring in and out of Transylvania – … More Bran Castle

Old wooden houses

Old wooden houses preserved at Village Museum Bucharest Founded in 1936, this fascinating outdoor museum, the largest in Europe, covers some 30 acres on the shores of Lake Herastrau in Herestrau Park. Copyright ©Jeni Mateescu. Toate drepturile rezervate Blue windows – Jurilovca, Tulcea   Autumn colors    

Plumbuita Monastery

I passed dozens of times near the sign that directs you to the Monastery Plumbuita, but I never had time. Today I decided finally get on the street in the park and to visit the monastery. Renovated, well cared, with historical roots by the sixteenth century. I arrived at inconvenient times, when just announcing lunch break. In … More Plumbuita Monastery