The “Ecaterina Teodoroiu “ Monument( the “Jiu heroine” -died in battle during the World War I) ,
also known as The World War I Heroes Monument is located in Azuga Central Park.
The monument was created by the Romanian sculptor Ioan Iordanescu in 1937. Representing
Sacrifice and Victory, the monument has on its pedestal the written names of the local heroes to
whom the sculpture is dedicated and the inscription “ To the eternal memory and praise of the Azuga
heroes who fought in 1916-1919 war “
The monument shows two life-size bronze statues : on the right-hand side, a wounded soldier who
leans on a woman symbolizing Homeland ; on the left -hand side, Ecaterina Teodoroiu in military
uniform, hit by a killing bullet , beside a soldier leaning on a cannon.
The park and the monument can be visited by the tourist with no charge, the park being accessible
throughout the day. ( 24h/24).
The access to the park is from Parcului Street .