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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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  • 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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  • Tampa Hill
    For a splendid panoramic view on Brasov, you can go up to the Tampa Hill which is 400 m above the city. TO get there you can walk (but there are often reports of bears there, so it's a bit dangerous) or you can use the cable car that takes [...]
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  • Brasov connection to Covasna
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  • Black Church
    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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  • "Golden Stag" International Music Festival in Brasov
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Brasov history entered a new chapter when the city became a part of Romania in 1918, when Transylvania was incorporated by the United Principalities of Moldavia and Wallachia. After World War II, when the communist party came in power, Brasov was the site of a second wave of persecutions: the Saxons were either deported to Siberia, or forced to immigrate. Brasov was transformed into a major [...]
 
 
 

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