Museums & Monuments


In Toplița you will find in the very centre of the town the Lupa Capitolina Monument – a statue made of bronze, with a height of 75 cm. and a length of 1.14 m., which represents Romulus and Remus, the founders of Rome and the mother wolf. The following text is engraved on the pedestal: „Ad perpetuam originis latinae memoriam”; the effigies of Trajan and Decebalus also appear on it.

Lupa Capitolina Monument

Lupa Capitolina Monument

The Mausoleum of the First World War Romanian Heroes, opened in 1939, lies on the way towards Borsec. It houses the remains of 771 Romanian soldiers.

Mausoleul Eroilor Români din Primul Război Mondial

Romanian Heroes Maosoleum of WWI

The Ethnographic Museum in the Toplița Cultural Centre functions from 1997 and presents specific issues of the Toplița area: in agriculture, livestock farming, sheep grazing, forestry, traditional crafts, hunting, fishing, harvesting from the wild. In this museum you will find objects which illustrate the traditional costume, arranging and decorating the house, traditional appliances, objects which illustrate aspects of the spiritual life, aspects of worship and beliefs.

Muzeul de etnografie din Topliţa din cadrul Centrului Cultural

Ethnography Museum of the Cultural Center of Toplita


In Borsec you will find the Mineral Waters´ Museum, located in the centre of the resort and the Old Power Plant, from the end of the 19th century, and the Villa no. 14 – 1933-1935, all being declared architectural monuments.

Muzeul Apelor Minerale

Muzeul Apelor Minerale


The Secondary School building and the Local Council of Bilbor building built between 1936 and 1938 appear in the specialised catalogues as monuments.

Clădirea Şcolii Generale

Primary School from Bilbor


In Corbu you may visit the First World War Romanian Heroes Monument, which has been raised in 1930, in the memory of the First World War heroes and it is located in the courtyard of the Corbu church, the Tunnels built by the Austro-Hungarian Empire and the Cemetery of the First World War Romanian Heroes – located in the courtyard of the Capu Corbului Orthodox church, containing 40 individual graves.

Biserica Ortodoxa din Capu Corbului

Orthodox Church from Capu Corbului

In Gălăuțaș you may find the Monument of the First and Second World War Romanian Heroes – the Crucifix has been raised in 1973, in the memory of the Romanian heroes of the Two World Wars. The monument, 2.65 m. high, has been made of oak wood, being sculpted and donated by the teachers Ioan Concita and Antal Irimie from Toplița. The old life is illustrated in the Village museum from the Gălăuțaș-Pârâu village.

 Monumentul Eroilor Români din Primul și Al Doilea Război Mondial

Romanian Monument of the First and Second World War



The 1786 gate – It is the access gate to the commune´s cemetery, built in 1786, when the first restoration of the old wooden Greek-Catholic church has been made, church which had burnt later in 1898.

Gate from 1786

Gate from 1786


The First World War Romanian Heroes Monument – The memorial cross is located in the church yard, being raised in the memory of the local heroes fallen in the First World War. The monument has been unveiled in 1925 and it is made of granite, while the fencing is insured by an iron bars fence.

Romanian Heroes from the First World War Monument

Romanian Heroes from the First World War Monument


The Heroes monuments from the cemetery – the first being raised in the year 1930, to the honour of the 119 heroes dead in the First World War, the second being raised in the year 1970 in the memory of the 53 heroes dead in the Second World War and the third, raised in 1990 in the memory of the hero Cotfas Marinel-Constantin, dead in the year 1989.

The Second World War Romanian Heroes Monument – The obelisk has been unveiled in the year 1970, being located in the church yard. The monument, with a height of 2.70 m., is made of concrete, being raised in the memory of the commune´s heroes, fallen in the Second World War, by a group of local citizens.

The Museum-hall opened in the year 1992 at the „Miron Cristea” School Group from the locality.

Museum Hall

Museum Hall


The Museum point is arranged to illustrate the art of the folk embroidery on the Romanian blouses and on the decorative objects of the peasant house.



In Tulgheș there are the Hungarian Army´s barracks – 1942/1944. Today a psychiatry sanatorium, during the 1950-1960 it has been used as a camp for 2-3,000 orphan children of the Greek civil war (1948).