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In depression bordered by a chain of Carpathians in the north, is a quiet mountain town, famous for bulgarele art born of clay, ceramists artisans created beautiful and admired by fans.
Situated in a beautiful natural landscape - surrounded by mountains Skull, Magura Slatioara, Negrulestilor hills, and Tomşani Costesti, Horezu most famous pottery center in the country, one of the important tourist spots in Romania officially became a tourist resort.
Horezu town is first mentioned in the document given to Ramnic on 5 September 1487 by Prince Vlad the Monk. The village is then donated Hurez Constantin Brancoveanu Monastery. Laying develop a little more after 1780, when it becomes known as "Fair Horezu", on which becomes the center of the net, then capital of the district. The first school was founded in 1832. With the new territorial administrative division in 1968, the area is declared a city and then meet on the steps of fast-growing urbanization.
Every year many tourists Romans and foreigners are attracted by the large number of monasteries in the country, located in a mountainous area with rich flora and fauna, the landscapes of a charm, but the occupation of craftsmen and ceramists.
Horezu ethnographic center and is known as a center of ancient pottery. In terms of traditional occupations, Horezu is known as a fruit growing area of practice, animal husbandry, pottery, wood exploitation and processing. Pottery continues to be the emblem of the place.
It is unimaginable that the tourists visiting this area will not stop ceramists artisans' workshops, to share the secret of creating clay pots.
Land preparation is done very carefully, after it was made, store and leave the earth in yeast. Then comes the clean earth and kneading, shaping vessels on the wheel, drying and scraping. The instruments are used to decorate the cow horn (filled with paint) and jay (until the dripping paint gang of horn).
The most common ornaments are: rooster, fish, leaves, flowers, peacock, and ear of wheat.
The administrative area of the city includes a total of seven villages, town and six villages belonging Horezu residence: Lower Romans, Romans Upper Ramesti, Ifrimesti, and Ursan Tanasesti. It is bordered to the north of the village Malai, east of the village Costesti Tomsani village south-east, south Măldăreşti village and west village Vaideeni.
Access to the city is on D.N. 67, which connects the city of Ramnicu Valcea (45 km) and the city of Targu-Jiu (70 km). To the south, connects with the city of Craiova (113 km) on Route 65C.
Horezu | In depression bordered by a chain of Carpathians in the north, is a quiet mountain town, famous for bulgarele art born of clay, ceramists artisans created beautiful and admired by fans.
Situated in a beautiful natural landscape - surrounded by mountains Skull, Magura Slatioara, Negrulestilor hills, and Tomşani Costesti, Horezu most famous pottery center in the country, one of the important tourist spots in Romania officially became a tourist
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