Churches still displaying elements of the Brancovenesti style include: the Saint Ilie Church / (1794).
The Jitianu Monk Monastery, located 4.6 miles south of the city centre, was built under the guidance of Lady Balasa, wife of ruler Constantin Basarab Carnu (1654- 1658), and houses a rich collection of medieval art objects.
In 1913, the treaty of peace which ended the Balkan War, treaty known in history as The Peace from Craiova, was signed here.
The bans had the right of coining money stamped with their own effigies, hence the name of The city hosts a great number of religious buildings, many of them dating back to medieval times.
Explore Bucharest from the glorious Athenee Palace Hilton Bucharest hotel, one of the city’s most sophisticated and prestigious landmarks dating back to 1914.
Situated within the heart of the city and conveniently connected to Henri Coanda International Airport, our hotel provides spectacular views over Revolution Square and the Romanian Athenaeum.
Madona Dudu 44Tel: 0251 411.906 [email protected] in the Bania House (Casa Baniei), which is a major architectural and historical monument of Craiova you can learn anything and everything about the history of the region, starting with the prehistoric times.
Choose from a range of guest rooms, suites and executive rooms at the Athenee Palace Hilton Bucharest hotel.The plans for the park, designed by French architect Emile Rendont, were awarded the gold medal at the 1900 World Fair. Romanescu, then mayor of Craiova, work on the park began in 1901 and was completed in 1903.For the ones who want to experience the nature more scientifically, a stop at the Botanical Garden would be the best choice. Calea Unirii 15 (located in the Dinu Mihail Palace) Telephone: 0251 412.342 While most of his works are on display in prestigious museums throughout the world, his trilogy of public sculptures, The Table of Silence can be admired at the Constantin Brancusi sculptural complex in downtown Targu Jiu.Where: 96 miles north of Craiova Access: car, bus The Horezu Monastery, the largest monastic settlement in Walachia, was founded in 1690 by Prince Constantine Brancoveanu.Another religious site, Madona Dudu Church, is renowned for its mural paintings, completed by the famous Romanian painter Gheorghe Tattarescu (1818 – 1894).