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Les "coules" de Petite Valachie

Date of Submission: 01/03/1991
Criteria: (iv)(v)
Category: Cultural
Submitted by:
Commission Nationale des Monuments, Ensembles et Sites Historiques - Bucarest
Coordinates: Petite Valachie
Ref.: 552
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Description

Le nom roumain "coula" emprunte au turc tKula signifie tour),designe un tour-habitation avec trois on meme quatre niveaux, utilise par la grande ou la petite noblesse du pays. Habituellement les coulas sont situees dans les points dominants pour surveilles les passages. Sur des plans carres, avec escalier interiour, des meurtrieres,le dernier etage etant prevue d'un "foisor" (espace ouvert sur deux ou trois cotes, avec des arcatures soutenues de colonnes.