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Statue of Victory in Tisita, Vrancea County, Romania
The monument is located near Marasesti and was erected in 1934 by the sculptor Oscar Han. It is the statue of the Victory representing a Romanian heroine, Ecaterina Teodoroiu with the sword raised overhead, as a personification of the Goddess of Victory. The character in question symbolizes, in reality, the homeland and the victory achieved during the First World War. On the monument it reads "You shall not pass through here!” The bronze monument is erected on a platform with a remarkable visibility. Oscar Han, who donated the statue, was made an honorary citizen of the town of Marasesti. At the inauguration of the monument attended King Carol the Second and the Grand Voevod Mihai.
Romania, South-East Region,Vrancea County
Type of WWI-heritage
- War monument
height: 2.50 m
State of repair/preservation
No information available
Historical WWI Context
The monument is dedicated to the heroine Ecaterina Teodoroiu who has lost her life for the freedom of the Romanian people 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 A (VN-III-m-A-06586), according to the Order of the Minister of Culture no. 2.828/2015
Marasesti 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 - Tecuci - Barlad - Vaslui railway line (https://www.cfrcalatori.ro/), Marasesti train station.
There are regular bus journeys through which Marasesti town is connected to other towns and cities both in Romania and abroad (http://www.autogari.ro/Transport/Bucuresti-Marasesti)
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