Inter-American Institute

providing images for education since 1988


The images of Romania presented in the gallery were taken in September, 2011, and are selected samples from the thousands of the born digital photographs of the various sites in this collection, including traditional domestic architecture in outdoor building museums at Bran and Bucharest, medieval urbanization and Gothic architecture at Sighisoara, Biertan Cathedral with its remarkable main altar, and Brazov. Also in Brazov of the interior and exterior of the beautifully preserved 1901 Synagogue near the market square were documented. Other highlights of the collection are the images of the famous painted monasteries in Bucovina.