Welcome toTargoviste


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Targoviste, a medieval city in Romania, the place where Dracula - the real one - had his throne.

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Welcome toTargoviste

  1. 1. Târgoviște<br />Welcometo<br /> RO MA NIA<br />Chindia Tower<br />
  2. 2. Târgoviște<br />http://www.maplandia.com/romania/dimbovita/targoviste<br />
  3. 3. Târgoviște<br />*<br />islocated in Dâmbovița county, in Romania.Its geographical coordinates are 44° 56&apos; 0&quot; North, 25° 27&apos; 0&quot; East. It is situated on the right bank of the Ialomiţa River. <br />is a name derived from Slavonic, its original meaning being of marketplace.<br />*<br />*<br />was first attested in 1396 in the Travel Accounts of Johannes Schiltbergerand became the capital of the Wallachianvoivodship during the reign of Mircea the Old (MirceacelBătrân) when the Royal Court (&quot;CurteaDomnească&quot;) was built. Vlad III Dracula later added Chindia Tower (TurnulChindia), now a symbol of the city. <br />was the capital city between 13th and 17th centuries.<br />*<br />After ConstantinBrâncoveanu (a Wallachianvoievod/prince) moved the capital to Bucharest, Târgovişte lost its importance, decaying economically as its population decreased.<br />
  4. 4. Târgoviște<br />Bucharest Gate (Poarta București)<br />welcomesyouwhencomingfromBucharest<br />
  5. 5. Târgoviște<br />Panorama seenfrom Chindia Tower<br />
  6. 6. Târgoviște<br />*<br />is a municipality,thecapital of Dâmbovițacounty. It lies <br />at 80 km far fromBucharest, the presentcapitalcity of Romania. <br />*<br />hasabout 90,000 inhabitants;most of them are Romaniansbelonging toOrthodox Church. There are alsoBulgarians, Gypsies (Romanies), Greeks, Italians, Turks, Jews etc.<br />*<br />is located at crossroads of ancient trade routes. The city <br />is a road and rail junction and can be easily reached <br />from everywhere. <br />*<br />is the placewhereNicolaeCeauşescu (Romania’s communist president) and his wife, Elenawerejudged, sentencedandexecutedin December 1989.<br />There are towns with the same name (but with different spellings as they are written in Cyrillic alphabet) in both Bulgaria and Serbia. <br />The Romanian and Bulgarian towns are twinned.<br />
  7. 7. Târgoviște<br />The RoyalCourt (Curtea Domnească)<br />
  8. 8. Târgoviște<br />City Centre – Prefecture Square and Building<br />
  9. 9. Târgoviște<br />The RailwayStation Building<br />
  10. 10. Târgoviște<br /> “Dracula” the legendary<br />The Royal Court<br />Curtea Domnească<br />Vlad The Impaler, by his real name, ruled Wallachia in 15th century and built Chindia Tower inside the Royal Court<br />
  11. 11. Târgoviște<br /> Mânăstirea Dealu<br />Biserica Domnească<br />Biserica Stolnicului<br />Churches and Monasteries <br />Mânăstirea Stelea<br />Biserica Târgului<br />
  12. 12. Târgoviște<br />The Metropolitan Cathedral<br />
  13. 13. Târgoviște<br />Casa Vasile Blendea<br />Muzeul de Istorie<br />Muzeul Scriitorilor Târgovișteni<br />Museums<br />Muzeul de Arta<br />Galeriile Stelea<br />Muzeul Tiparului și al CărțiiRomâneștiVechi<br />Muzeul Poliției<br />Casa Atelier Petrașcu<br />
  14. 14. Târgoviște<br />Tony Bulandra Theatre<br />Hotel Valahia<br />The Town Hall<br />Miscellaneous<br /> Dâmbovița CountyPrefecture<br />
  15. 15. Târgoviște<br />Coat of arms<br />Dâmbovița coat of arms<br />
  16. 16. You’re alwayswelcometoTârgoviște.<br />Look howmany open doors, gatesandarches.<br />Meanwhile Chindia Towerwillgo on <br />watchingoureverydaylifeandthe<br />old bellwillgo on calling for prayers.<br />Bye ! / Pa !<br />23rd August 2009<br />EliLuise<br />