Prima Scoala Romaneasca, Brasov

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At Prima Scoala Romaneasca, sit behind the desks at which Romania's notable people learned to write their first letters. The school was built on the grounds of the 16th-century church of St. Nicholas and remained in use until 1941. Find out more about the beginnings of typography in Brasov in the Coresi room. The library stores 6,000 schoolbooks. At the museum next door, see the oldest Bible printed on goat skin, the oldest letter in the Romanian language written in the Latin alphabet, and the first Romanian printing press. Ask the school guide to demonstrate how the printing press operates. Put Prima Scoala Romaneasca at the forefront of your travel plans using our Brasov online holiday planner .
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  • Been to Brasov many times and never knew of this hidden treasure. A beautiful church next to the oldest school in the country, the priest talks with passion about the old books, documents, book printi...  more »
  • It is touching to think of the deacon Coresi who printed books through this press, 6 to 20 students who have studied in these pews, to the history of the Romania that is so well evoked by the exposed here portraits and the explanations of our guide. I'm guessing that the guide knows how to adapt his speech to visitors. We bought a sheet on which are represented the voivodes, princes and Kings of the principalities of Wallachia and Moldavia, then of the Romania. Very informative. Shame that the visit was a little quick. I could have stayed longer to look at each picture and manuscript in detail and assimilate the information received.
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  • When we go to this museum, we didn't expect very much, but when we enter here and the guide explain what we see... WOW! This is one of the top destination for me, in this part of Romania! About 6000 o...  more »
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  • The place is interesting not only because of its old books and the first Romanian printing machine , but rather because of the priest who will introduce you to one of the deepest lesson of Romanian language origins. The locations of the museum is also nice , the church is a wonderful piece of architecture . Definitely among the top ten places to visit in Brasov
  • The local priest and professor gives you an interesting insight to the first Romanian school in the Schei of Brasov. Old books and even an old print machine can be seen.
  • A valuable piece of history reflecting the beginnings of the Romanian educational system - the First Romanian School, with old learning items and books. Plus a dear, respected and encyclopedic man - the museum manager, who does the guiding! Great patriot, interesting things to say, he's really something!
  • Interesting place, there you can lear a lot about Romanian culture. The guide is a very nice chap.
  • A very interesting place, you don't must miss!

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