National History Museum
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Caru’ cu Bere
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National History Museum information
Houses an excellent collection of maps, statues and ancient jewels and is particularly strong on the country's ties to ancient Rome, including a replica of the 2nd-century Trajan’s Column. Our favourite piece, though, is not inside the museum at all, but rather on the steps outside: a controversial (and funny) Statue of Emperor Trajan standing naked holding a Dacian wolf.