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Monument of Romanian and Russian Heroes in Adjud, Vrancea County, Romania
At the entrance to the town of Adjud, in the cemetery enclosure, there is a historical monument erected by the inhabitants of the city, which reminds the visitors that "Here rest the Romanian and Russian soldiers fallen on these lands in the war that took place between 1916 and1919."
The monument appears as a parallelepiped concrete pillar. In front of it there is a crypt with a black cross made in relief; the inscription of the monument is carved in concrete, and it is painted in black capital letters.
Romania, South-East Region, Vrancea County
Type of WWI-heritage
- War monument
height: 3.15 m
State of repair/preservation
No information available
Historical WWI Context
The monument was built in memory of the heroes who fought in the First World War.
A history of Romania's participation in World War I can be found on the following website: http://www.marelerazboi.ro/
State of legal protection
This is an objective included in the List of Historic Monuments, classified as historical monuments type B (VN-IV-s-B-06611), according to the Order of the Minister of Culture no. 2.828/2015
Adjud Town Hall
Kind of cultural use of WWI
The monument can be visited throughout the entire year.
Information regarding cities, villages, other touristic attractions (non-WWI) nearby
Bucharest - Ploiesti - Buzau - Focsani - Adjud - Bacau - Pascani - Iasi railway line. (https://www.cfrcalatori.ro/). Adjud is an important railway junction, representing the starting point of the railway towards Miercurea Ciuc (on the Transcarpathian line between Moldova and Transylvania).
There are also regular bus journeys through which the town is connected to other towns and cities both in Romania and abroad (http://www.autogari.ro/Adjud/Plecari).
Further information sources
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