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On the right Bank of the river Ialomita near the southern slopes of the mountain chain of the Alps of Transylvania, lies the town of Targovishte – the center of the County Dambovita. 75 kilometres away is Bucharest. The basis of the urban economy are machine building, metallurgy, construction, woodworking, chemical and food industries. Operates one of the largest in Western Europe, plants for the production of oil rigs.
According to one version, the first written information about the current city date back to the year 1273. To 1396, the settlement was known as the center of the province. In the period from 1430 to 1660 years, it was the capital of Wallachia. When the power of Mircea the Old in Targoviste appeared Palace. When the famous Vlad Tepes – who became later the symbol of the city tower Kindia.
City streets present king, is decorated with historical architectural sights built in the 18th century the house Pyrvulesku; the complex seigniorial chambers; dated 1585 year, the Domneasca Church; the famous clock tower, Kindia, built in the 15th century; the temple of the Steles, erected in 1645, and a number of other old churches. 3 kilometers from town is the monastery Dealu, whose construction ended in the 15th century.