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Temišvar - Muzej Banata

MUZEJ BANATA ,je nekadašnja stara vojna tvrđava.To je dvorac Hunjadi koji je u 15 veku podigao transilvanijski vojvoda poznatiji kao Sibinjanin Janko.

THE BANAT MUSEUM occupies the entire space offered by Huniade Castle – the oldest documented building in Timişoara. It was built by King Charles Robert of Anjou between 1307 and 1315 as a royal residence, also having military functions. It was later expanded under Iancu de Hunedoara, but was also damaged during the many sieges (1552, 1716, 1849). It acquired its contemporary appearance after the 1856 reconstruction, and since 1948 the castle houses the Banat Museum collections. Following the archaeological research conducted in 2009, in the courtyard there were discovered the foundations of the first donjon tower of the medieval castle, together with a still functional well. It was also established that this tower was built on the foundation of an even older building. The courtyard also preserves a lapidarium collection, with ancient and mediaval works.

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  • Uploaded on February 24, 2013
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    by Sonja Sofronić
    • Camera: Canon PowerShot A560
    • Taken on 2011/10/15 13:55:20
    • Exposure: 0.003s (1/400)
    • Focal Length: 5.80mm
    • F/Stop: f/2.600
    • ISO Speed: ISO200
    • Exposure Bias: 1.00 EV
    • Flash fired