Tourist attractions in Băseşti
Museums and memorial houses of Băseşti
Casa Memorială Gheorghe Pop de Băseşti
Opened in 1976, the memorial house is hosted in the mansion that belonged to Gheorghe Pop de Basesti (1835 - 1919). He was one of the most relentless and influential leaders fighting for the independence of Transylvania from the Autro-hungarian empire and promoter of the unification of Transylvaniei with România. He was elected president of the Romanian National Party and presided the Great National Gattering in Alba Iulia in 1 December 1918 which decided the unification of Transylvania with Romania. The museum has a colection of furniture, carpets, photographs and personal belongings of Gheorghe Pop and his family.