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Casa Baniei

Strada Matei Basarab no. 14, Craiova 200760, Romania
+40 351 444 030
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Don't miss this if you're into history

The tour guide we had was so excited about sharing the history of this place and the city, we... read more

Reviewed 17 May 2017
Michael N
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Kitchener, Canada
Probably the oldest building in town

Part of the History Museum, long time ago it was the residence of the region rulers. The... read more

Reviewed 30 August 2016
Cristi_Dac
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Craiova, Romania
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16 May 2017
“Don't miss this if you're into history”
29 Aug 2016
“Probably the oldest building in town”
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Strada Matei Basarab no. 14, Craiova 200760, Romania
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+40 351 444 030
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Reviewed 17 May 2017

The tour guide we had was so excited about sharing the history of this place and the city, we couldn't help but be drawn into the story. The building has been well-preserved, and the layout of the museum lends itself perfectly to conveying the history....More

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Reviewed 30 August 2016

Part of the History Museum, long time ago it was the residence of the region rulers. The architecture it's old traditional romanian, specific for seniors residences. Inside you can find very old artifacts, traditional romanian instruments and tools, specific for the region's occupations. Situated into...More

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Reviewed 16 August 2016

I have visited many times, on different occasions, Casa Baniei and I have always found something new and surprising. If you want to learn more about our Regional and National history, our Romanian folklore and traditions, then, I advice you to visit Casa Baniei. The...More

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Reviewed 8 July 2016 via mobile

Interesting architecture. A good lesson in local long and bloody history. Kids and teenagers are welcomed. Next to city center. Good food around. Some tribesmen in proximity.

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Reviewed 12 November 2015

Part of Literary meetings, are held here at Casa Băniei. It is a building full of history, old itself, in some rooms there are various circles pottery, rag dolls of workmanship, etc. Located in the middle of a beautiful park full of roses. Summer is...More

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Reviewed 10 September 2015

Casa Băniei is a medeval archiectural building, the oldest civil building in Craiova which was reconstructed in 1699 by ruler Constantin Brâncoveanu. The exhibition is on 2 floors and it presents Romanian and Oltenian traditions: gathering the wheat, Oltenian pottery, Oltenian clothes, wedding ceremonial, funeral...More

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Reviewed 21 August 2015

This museum is located in the oldest building of Craiova, the manor of the Craiovești boyars. The two store museum is not large but it is well organized and beautiful. You can see collections of costumes, textiles, craft tools, icons on glass, wooden objects etc....More

Thank Sorin D
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Reviewed 26 November 2013

This is a charming medieval building which hosts the Folk Museum. They have a film about the old tradition of baking the bread in a specific way,using an oven called "tsest" which used to be made of clay by the village women in a certain...More

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Reviewed 8 September 2013

Every room that you step in, is a piece of history about how romanians lived their life in this region (South of the Romania, called Oltenia). Very well preserved aspects about their life, about 150 years or maybe more...

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