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asterix's pictureby asterix History & Culture travel tip
added on the 24th of July, 2009
Don't miss out to visit the Black Church and the tower of the city.

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In the Middle Ages, Brasov was a flourishing medieval town, having all the privileges of a city-state. The Saxon traders and craftsmen who colonized Brasov had managed to establish commercial relationships with Vienna, Budapest and Istanbul. The craftsmen guilds were basically leading the city: they were the ones in charge with the city’s development, constructions, and politics. It is no [...]

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