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Alba Iulia Historical Center

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- The Coronation Cathedral - Built in 1921-1922, the cathedral was ready in time for the coronation of King Ferdinand and Queen Marie as monarchs of Greater Romania on October 15, 1922.

- St. Michael's Cathedral, Alba Iulia - During the Mongol invasion of 1241, the church was destroyed. In the middle of the 13th century the cathedral was rebuilt on the old foundation, in the transitory style between Romanesque and Gothic.

- History and Archeoligical Museum - The museum exhibits over 130,000 pieces of priceless works, organized chronologically from prehistory to present day.

- The Unification Hall - retains historical significance from having hosted, on 1 December 1918, the rally who determined the province's union with the Kingdom of Romania.

- The Vauban Fortress - with seven bastions in a stellar shape, was constructed between 1716 and 1735, by two fortification architects of Swiss origin.

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