Discover Transylvania and the Antique Ottoman Carpets

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Alberto Boralevi and Stefan Ionescu have organized a Study Tour in the period April 24th to May 2nd 2004.

“The experience done with the first journey in 2002 and further field research has let us to organize something very special. Transylvania has been for centuries a borderland of the Ottoman Empire. For this reason hundreds of antique Turkish rugs from the 15th to the 18th centuries are still surviving in this area”, says Alberto Boralevi to Jozan Magazine.

Black Church Brasov

In Brasov the participants shall visit the Black Church and also churches as Blumenau and Bartolomeu.


The group will visit sites and smaller villages and towns as Harman, Medias, Biertan and Sighisoara.

Holbein rug Brukental Museum

In Sibiu the participants will see the Holbein rugs belonging to the Brukenthal Museum.

Romania map

In Bucharest the group will visit the National Museum of the Romanian Peasant, as well as Brancoveanu Palace in Mogosoaia.

A detailed program for the interesting tour can be downloaded as pdf file at

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