Muzeul Pr. Zosim Oancea, Sibiel

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  • August 15, 2017
    This little countrythat is located in a green area of extraordinary beauty and nesting storks has a small museum that overtime is little defirlo: the largest exhibition of icons on glass, an example of religious and artistic creativity of Romanian peasants. This tradition started in the early 18th century and continued until the end of the 19th now is nearly extinct. The Museum was created by the tenacity of a priest to the 1970 now houses about 600 works from the simplest of the first painters to masterpieces of authors well known in Romania. A real surprise, as the Lady caretaker of the museum works wonders in explaining the different styles and areas of origin of the icons.
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  • May 29, 2017
    An interesting exhibition of religious icons painted on glass and also different Romanian old belongings.
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  • November 22, 2016
    A nice overview of the glass icons from Romania. This special way of icon painting is specific for this country.  more »
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  • Very interesting and in a beautiful place.
  • Rich history and heritage!
  • Interesting
  • a place of peace!
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  • Located in the small village of Sibiel, on the same grounds where the Church and the cemetery, are also is a Museum built in the Decade of the 80s thanks to the priest Zosim Oancea. It has currently more than 600 icons on glass, in naive style, some with more than 200 years old, which makes it Europe's largest such Museum. In addition to the icons on glass, it also houses icons on wood, ceramics, furniture, books and painted eggs. The entrance fee is 5 lei adults, 3 kids lei and 15 lei photography rate. Open daily from 8 to 13.30 and from 14 to 20 hours. You can park in the vicinity.
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