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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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    If you are hungry, in the center of the city, are many great and cheap pizzerias. [...]
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  • Brasov train connection with Budapest
    Brasov is connected with the capital of Hungary, Budapest by two trains, nicknamed 'Harghita' and 'Corona'. The second one, unfortunately has been temporally canceled (between 18 june 2009 and 23 september 2009). The trains also stop in [...]
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  • Black Tower
    For a view over the city, a good spot is the Black Tower (which in fact is not at all black), a 12 meters high tower. The view from the tower (which got the name from the fact that it was burn in the 16th century) over the city is [...]
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    My favorite sight in Brasov is The Black Church from the center of the city, and the 950m high mountain called 'Tampa' from where you can admire the entire city. Don't miss them out! [...]
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  • White Tower
    Next to the Black Tower there is (guess what) The White Tower. It's part of the same defense mechanism built against Turks and Tatars. The dimensions are the same as for the Black Tower. [...]
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Bran Castle now known as Dracula’s Castle was built first as a fortress by the Knights of the Teutonic Order in 1212, later on at the end of 14th century it developed into a fortress needed for the protection of Brasov city and the whole region against the Ottoman invasion. It is said that Vlad Tepes used Bran Castle as his residence for a few short times. The castle had several owners over [...]
 
 
 

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