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White Tower, Brasov, Romania

 
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danpop's pictureby danpop Sightseeing travel tip
added on the 20th of June, 2009
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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