Subcategories

 Roman sites (2nd and 3rd centuries AD)

Roman sites (2nd and 3rd centuries AD)

The Romans dominated much of modern-day Romania between AD 106 and 271 with major centers at Sarmigethusa, Apulum, Potaissa, Napoca and Porolissum. This section provides information about Roman sites in northwestern Romania with visible remains.

 Early-middle Medieval period (10th to mid 16th centuries)

Early-middle Medieval period (10th to mid 16th centuries)

This section contains information about monuments dating between the post-Migration period to the middle of the 16th century, which marks the end of the Gothic style in Romania. The primary kinds of monuments are fortresses and churches.

 Late Medieval and Early Modern periods (mid 16th to early 20th centuries)

Late Medieval and Early Modern periods (mid 16th to early 20th centuries)

This category provides information about monuments from the Late Medieval and Early Modern periods with a focus on sites located outside major cities. Only a sample of monuments within cities, such as Cluj-Napoca or Baia Mare, are described here.

 Wooden churches (16th to 19th centuries)

Wooden churches (16th to 19th centuries)

Nearly all towns in western and northern Romania constructed wooden churches for their Orthodox worshippers between the 16th and 19th centuries. The wooden churches of Romania are characteristic features of the landscape, just as castles are in Scotland or wooden bridges are in New England. This section provides information about wooden churches in northwestern Romania.