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Admire the architecture of Brasov, Romania

 
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asterix's pictureby asterix review
added on 24th of July, 2009
Brasov is a really beautiful city, with a lot of ancient buildings including the famous Black Church and the city's castle. The inner city is also beautiful wearing the signs of Transilvanian Saxon architecture. There are a lot of old houses very well preserved, it's a little bit like people don't even want to restore them, they don't wnt to loose the houses' autenticity.
Don't miss out the go up to the Brasovian hill called Timpa and take a look over the city, it is amazing. Bring a good camera and take wonderful pictures all over the city.
 

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Bran CastleLocated in the centre of Romania, Brasov is one of the greenest and most visited cities in the country. The main gateway towards the natural attractions and luxurious ski resorts along Prahova Valley, Brasov offers the curious tourists a living example of tenacity and courage. Archeological discoveries have revealed that the area around Brasov was inhabited 60 000 years ago. Brasov is first mentioned by official documents in 1235, under the name “Corona”. However, by the end of the century, Brasov appears with its present name: a charter issued by Ladislaw IV in 1288 bears the inscription: “Datum in Braso”.... Read more »

 
 
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Visiting Brasov - Jul 24, 2009, by asterix
Hi dear friends, I just want to share with you my experience at Brasov, what I decide to visit with the gang from Covasna. Brasov is one of the most beautiful cities in Romania. I just about 1 hour of traveling from Covasna with the bus,... Read more »

Wandering in Brasov - Jun 25, 2009, by danpop
First of all I think it’s worth mentioning that in 2008 Brasov helped me to honor one third of one of my promises. I said to myself that in 2008 I will visit Brasov, Sibiu and Budapest. Unfortunately only Brasov objective was achieved... Read more »

Brasov, one of Romania's greatest cities - Aug 3, 2007, by szbogi
After seeing the castles we went back to visit Brasov one of the biggest cities in Romania. After finding a place to park our car (without paying a fee:)) we went to see the city center and the famous Black Church. I've already been there... Read more »

 
 

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