Photographer's Note

The Greceanu Fortified Mansion is the oldest building in the complex. Historians say that the building dates from the late eighteenth century, when it was either built or rebuilt by a local nobleman Gheorghe Maldarescu and his wife, according to information posted on the museum complex’ web page.

However, there is another version of the story: legends say that one of the captains of Michael the Brave, the Prince of Wallachia, Transylvania, and of Moldavia, built the house.

The mansion, which features elements of the Brancovenesc style, was restored starting 1967 and is now opened to visitors. The exhibition organized inside the building tries to bring visitors back to those times and create the atmosphere of a nobleman’s courtyard.

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