Home > Blossary: Breaza - Prahova County, Romania
This glossary contains information about this beautiful small town in Prahova County. The town's name is derived from a Slavic word, "breza", meaning "birch tree". The town was first documented in an act of 1503, mentioning a certain trader of Breaza called "Neagoe". In 1622 the land of Breaza was divided between four boyars and in 1717, the new ruler of Wallachia, Nicolae Mavrocordat gave the Breaza estate to boyar Iordache Creţulescu. The land was divided by the agrarian reform of 1921 and in 1935 it was declared a spa.

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St. Nicholas Church, located at the intersection of the Republic and Railway Station, was founded in 1777 by Prince Alexander Ypsilanti. Built on the foundation stone, it is adorned on the outside ...

Domain: Architecture; Category: Churches

The Ion Manolescu Cultural Centre is situated at the following address: 82 Republicii Street. It includes an exhibition of works of art from the collection of Nicolae Barascu, Cultural Foundation Ion ...

Domain: Culture; Category: General culture

The Heroes Cross on Gurga hill is a representative monument of the town and symbolizes the sacrifice of the 365 heroes, sons of Breaza who fought in the War of Independence of 1877-1878 and in World ...

Domain: Construction; Category: Architecture

The Military College "Dimitrie Cantemir" Breaza is a prestigious educational institution of Romanian Army. "Dimitrie Cantemir" Military College is a military modern institution of education where one ...

Domain: Education; Category: Colleges & universities

The City Hall of Breaza is a symbol of modern architecture. Address: 82B Republicii Street, Postal Code: 105400.

Domain: Organizations; Category: Institutions

In 1999, Brancoveanu Park had a length of 6 hectares and was considered by the specialists of the County Museum of the Natural Sciences, as an objective of strict protection regime. It has a secular ...

Domain: Public areas; Category: Parks

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