"Brasov - The heart of Transylvania" Top 5 Page for this destination Brasov by HORSCHECK
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In the autumn of 2007 we visited Romania for one week, 4 days of this were spent in Brasov (German: Kronstadt). It is situated at the foot of the Carpathian Mountains and surrounded on three sides by mountains.
Brasov's history dates back to the 13th century. Due to its location at the intersection of medieval trade routes the city is home to many historic sights and architectural gems. Among them is the well preserved old city with its several churches and interesting buildings.
We also used Brasov as a base to explore some surrounding places like the skiiing resort Poiania Brasov, the so called Dracula castle in Bran and the restored peasant fortress in Rasnov.
"I wish to be buried in Transylvania. My friends will know to find a place according to my wish."
--- Nicolae Titulescu ---
- Pros:Many historic sights and architectural gems.
- Cons:Risk of grey or rainy weather due to the surrounding mountains.
- In a nutshell:The heart of Transylvania.
Like many other countries in Eastern Europe, Romania is a rapidly developing country. Unfortunately, it is often... more travel advice
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