Peleș Castle – The Neo-Renaissance palace in Sinaia

The King Carol I of Romania commissioned the construction of a royal hunting preserve and summer Advertisements


The Monastery of Hozoviotissa – The spiritual jewel of Orthodox Christianity in Amorgos

The Monastery is the second oldest in Greece built in 1017 and renovated 1088, built by Alexius Comnenus I. It is literally hanging on the cliff side 300 m above the sea. The monastery was created as an ode to the Grace of Panagia, known as the Virgin Mary, which is the patron saint of the island. […]

Prometheus – The statue of the Greek Titan in Vidraru Dam

The statue is the creation of sculptor Constantin Popovici, represents Prometheus with lightning in his hands, a symbol of the electrical power produced at the underground plant built together with the dam in 1965. Symbolically, Prometheus gives electricity to the people in the valley of the Arges River. Prometheus is said to have been the titan who […]

Moving a 7,600 ton apartment building to create a boulevard in Alba Iulia

In Romania during the Communist Era, grand soviet-style apartment structures were built all over. In 1987 when they were constructing a majestic boulevard in the city of Alba Iulia, they noticed one of the buildings got in the way. The expense of replacing the building was cheaper than demolishing and reconstructing it from scratch. They resolved to […]