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Album geografic

  1. 1. GEOGRAPHICAL ALBUM ROMANIA POLAND SPAIN TURKEY „One but not the same”- the uniting diversity of culture in Europe This project is financed by the Comenius Lifelong Learning programme. Şcoala Gimnazială “Iancului” is responsible for all the informational materials. The National Agency and the European Commission are not responsible for the way in which these materials are used.
  2. 2. ROMANIA
  3. 3. The Painted Monasteries The northern part of Romania (Bucovina) is known for its Painted Monasteries. These beautiful structures, averaging between 4 and 5 centuries old, are decorated both inside and outside with richly coloured frescoes as old as the buildings themselves. Deemed masterpieces of Byzantine art, these churches are one-of-a-kind architectural sites in Europe and offer the visitors an opportunity to explore the Carpathian Mountains, the picturesque villages of the region, and other, non-painted churches.
  4. 4. Voronet Monastery Perhaps the most famous and stunning of the painted monasteries is Voronet founded in 1487 by Stephen the Great to celebrate a victory over the Turks. Widely known throughout Europe as "the Sistine Chapel of the East" due to its interior and exterior wall paintings, this monastery offers an abundance of frescoes featuring an intense shade of blue commonly known as “Voronet blue”. In addition, the frescoed walls of the Voronet monastery illustrate biblical scenes such as The Last Judgment and The Ladder of St. John.
  5. 5. Ceahlau National Park A visit to Bucovina would not be complete without some stunning nature walks through Ceahlau National Park, Romania’s Olympus – the sacred mountain of the Dacians, the forefathers of the Romanian people. Make sure you bring binoculars as some 90 species of birds can be seen in the park area. Hikers won’t want to pass up taking a crack at the Bicaz Gorges, a steep, twisting-and-turning climb more than three miles long.
  6. 6. Brașov  Bran Castle  Bran Castle (Romanian: Castelul Bran), situated near Bran and in the immediate vicinity of Braşov, is a national monument and landmark in Romania. The fortress is situated on the border between Transylvania and Wallachia. It is commonly known as "Dracula's Castle“.
  7. 7. Sibiu is a city in Transylvania, Romania, the capital of Sibiu County. Sibiu is one of the most important cultural centres of Romania and along with the city of Luxembourg, it was designated the European Capital of Culture in 2007.
  8. 8. Hunedoara - Hunyad Castle Corvins' Castle, Hunyad Castle or Hunedoara Castle (Romanian: Castelul Huniazilor or Castelul Corvinilor), is a Gothic - Renaissance castle in Hunedoara, in the region of Transylvania, Romania.
  9. 9. Scărișoara Cave (Romanian: Peștera Scărișoara), is one of the biggest ice caves in the Apuseni Mountains, a part of the Carpathian chain. It is considered one of the natural wonders of Romania.
  10. 10. Timisoara City
  11. 11. Targoviste  Targoviste is an incredible city and it has an air of history and love for the country. Its main attractions are:  Chindiei Watchtour  The Art Museum
  12. 12.  Buzau is interesting because here you can visit the volcanoes, more precisely the muddy volcanoes  Around the muddy volcanoes, the soil isn’t good for plants, but some plants got used to the soil and they can grow there. The Living Fires (Focurile Vii in Romanian) can be found in the Romanian village of Lopatari, Buzau County, in Slanicului Valley, 56 km away from Buzau city. Living Fires can be as high as 20 cm and represent a natural phenomenon unique in Europe. They are blue flames burning in places where the soil is cracked and kept alive because of the gas that comes to surface. Buzau
  13. 13.  The Peles castle is one of the most beautiful castles from Romania and Europe. It was built between 1873 and 1914. The Peles castle is one of the most important buildings from Romania. Due to its architecture and its historic value, the Peles Castle is one of the most important buildings from Europe too. Sinaia church is an orthodox building from Sinaia, Prahova. At the beginning it was built for 12 monks to live in but within the time more monks came to live there. And it was necessary to build a bigger church Sinaia
  14. 14. Târgu-Jiu The famous sculptures made by Brâncuși
  15. 15. POLAND
  16. 16. The Baltic Sea Poland is situated on the Baltic Sea.
  17. 17. The Baltic Sea  The Baltic Sea is often visited by tourists, especially in summer. Summer temperature is about 22 degrees. In winter it is about 0-2 °C.
  18. 18. Cracow  Cracow is the second largest and one of the oldest cities in Poland. It is Situated on the Vistula River (Polish: Wisła). The population of the city is approximately 760,000. Kraków is one of the leading centres of Polish academic, cultural, and artistic life.
  19. 19. Cracow  The Jagiellonian University is one of the oldest universities in the world, founded in 1364. It is considered the best Polish university and the most prestigious one.
  20. 20. Cracow  The Renaissance Cloth Hall is one of the city's most recognizable places. It is the central point of the main market square in the Old Town (listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1978).
  21. 21. The Bieszczady Mountains  They are very beautiful mountains where you can really enjoy your time. 
  22. 22. The Tricity  Gdansk – city with county rights in northern Poland, situated on the Baltic Sea, at the mouth of the Vistula Motława, the Gulf of Gdansk, part of the Tri-City.
  23. 23. The Tricity  Sopot – city with county rights in northern Poland, on the Gulf of Gdansk (Baltic Sea), located in the Coastland of Gdansk, between Gdansk and Gdynia, which creates Tricity.
  24. 24. The Tatra Mountains  They are very beautiful mountains with breathtaking views and they attract many tourists to their famous centre, Zakopane.
  25. 25. Warsaw  Warsaw is the capital and the biggest city in Poland. The symbol of Warsaw is a mermaid. Places worth visiting in Warsaw are e.g.: Palace of Culture and Science or Palace in Wilanów.
  26. 26. Warsaw  There is also Polish Television Studio in Warsaw. Historic market square in Warsaw is very big and beautiful. In the free time we can go to park “ Royal £azienki”. This is the ideal place to relax.
  27. 27. Ustroń  Ustroń is a city in the southern part of Silesian Province, in the district of Cieszyn. It is a convenient base for hikers. In Ustroń there are also many bike trails and many attractions. There is, among other things: Forest Park of Surprises, created in natural environment.
  28. 28. Wrocław  Monuments: Pergola Fountain and Japanese Garden.
  29. 29. Wrocław rocław Opera and Market Square  Wrocław Opera and Market Square  niversity of Wroclaw and Centennial Hall
  30. 30. Wrocław  Monuments: The Cathedral of St. John the Baptist in Wroclaw and The Town Hall in Wrocław
  31. 31. Wieliczka  The town of Wieliczka, lies within the Kraków metropolitan area. It is famous for the Wieliczka Salt Mine. The mine was built in the 13th century. It produced table salt continuously until 2007, as one of the world's oldest salt mines still in operation. Wieliczka Salt Mine is one of the most precious monuments of Polish culture. Today it combines tradition with modernity as it is both centuries of history and an underground city.
  32. 32. SPAIN
  33. 33. BARCELONA El Palau Reial Major de Barcelona és al centre del barri gòtic de la ciutat, a la plaça del Rei. (The Barcelona Royal Palace is in the heart of Barcelona’sG othic Quarter).
  34. 34. LLEIDA La Seu Vella o catedral antiga és un monument arquitectònic de la ciutat de Lleida. (The Old Cathedral is an architectural monument of the city of Lleida).
  35. 35. GIRONA L'església cristiana catòlica de Santa Maria de Girona és la seu catedralícia del Bisbat de Girona i el major temple cristià del bisbat. (The Catholic Christian Church of Santa Maria de Girona cathedral is the seat of the Diocese of Girona and the largest Christian church in the diocese).
  36. 36. GIRONA L'església cristiana catòlica de Santa Maria de Girona és la seu catedralícia del Bisbat de Girona i el major temple cristià del bisbat. (The Catholic Christian Church of Santa Maria de Girona cathedral is the seat of the Diocese of Girona and the largest Christian church in the diocese).
  37. 37. TARRAGONA La catedral basílica metropolitana i primada de Tarragona és la seu catedralícia de l'arquebisbat de Tarragona. (Cathedral Basilica leading metropolitan center of Tarragona cathedral is the seat of the archbishop of Tarragona).
  38. 38. VALÈNCIA La catedral de València és seu de l'arquebisbat de València. (Valencia Cathedral is the seat of the archbishop of Valencia).
  39. 39. MALLORCA La catedral de Mallorca és el principal edifici religiós de la ciutat de Palma. (Mallorca Cathedral is the main religious building of the city of Palma).
  40. 40. ILLES BALEARS  PORT DE PALMA: està situat a Mallorca, just al mig de la ciutat. És el port més gran de les Autoritats Portuàries. Pots veure la catedral. (Balear islands) “PORT DE PALMA: “It’s situated in Mallorca, and there, you can see the cathedral.”
  41. 41. El Sender del Mediterrani  (GR-92) té una llargària de 583 quilòmetres, la distància que hi ha, si ressegueixes la costa, entre Portbou i Ulldecona. (GR-92) has a length of 583 km, the distance is if along the coast between Port Bou Ulldecona.
  42. 42. Resseguint els Pirineus  (GR-11), una ruta que travessa els Pirineus per la seva vessant sud des del Cap de Creus, al Mediterrani, fins el Cap d'Higer (Hondarribia), al Cantàbric. (GR-11), a route that crosses the Pyrenees to the south side from the Cap de Creus, the Mediterranean to Cape Higer (Hondarribia), Bay of Biscay.
  43. 43. TURKEY
  44. 44. THE BLACK SEA REGION . The Black Sea Region is in the north of Turkey. People make their livings by fishing and growing tea.
  45. 45. THE SOUTHEASTERN ANATOLIA REGION Surrounded by the big mountains, this region has some tourist attractions like Nemrut.
  46. 46. THE EASTERN ANATOLIA REGION There are so many natural beauties in this region; van lake, waterfalls and valleys.
  47. 47. THE CENTRAL ANATOLIA REGION Ankara, the capital of Turkey , is in this region. Also Atatürk's mauseloum is in Ankara
  48. 48. THE EAGEAN REGION This region has so many places to see. Pamukkale is one of them. Because of The eagean sea, this region hosts so many tourists.
  49. 49. THE MEDITERRANEAN REGION The capital of tourism, Antalya, is in this region. There are so many sport activities to do every season like parachuting, skiing, yachting etc.
  50. 50. THE MARMARA REGION The most crowded region. There are two straits, Istanbul Strait and Çanakkale Strait. Also Istanbul is in this region.
  51. 51. MOUNT NEMRUT AND ITS STATUES
  52. 52. Cappadocia
  53. 53. Thank you!  Thank you for watching this presentation. We hope you will enjoy this tour in our countries!

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