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Braşov Destination Guide

Delve into Braşov in Romania

Braşov in the region of Braşov with its 276,088 residents is a city in Romania - some 88 mi or ( 141 km ) North of Bucharest , the country's capital .

Interactive map of Braşov

Current time in Braşov is now 02:56 PM (Tuesday) . The local timezone is named " Europe/Bucharest " with a UTC offset of 2 hours. Depending on your travel modalities, these larger destinations might be interesting for you: Chişinău, Târgu Mureş, Tarlungeni, Stupini, and Sanpetru. While being here, make sure to check out Chişinău . We encountered some video on the web . Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation. Are you curious about the possible sightsseing spots and facts in Braşov ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


The Real Dracula's Castle

5:26 min by Teresathetraveler
Views: 50726 Rating: 4.54

Carolyn and I visit the real Dracula's castle in Pointeri where Vlad the Impaler lived. Unfortunately the trip was very spur of the moment and I had no time to do any research and get all the facts st ..

Tupeu Crew - Bomb The City

1:30 min by GushuTupeu
Views: 6795 Rating: 4.65

Tupeu Crew Brasov. Street Heroes. 2012. MULTUMIM pentru sprijin!!! Muzica: Pushlamale - Arde'I Iute ..

Brasov/Kronstadt, Romania, in December. 16:9 Format

7:37 min by tubeminstrel
Views: 5511 Rating: 5.00

A couple of impressions from my visit to the (c)old and sunny town of Brasov/Kronstadt in Romania in December 2005. This was my first visit to Romania. Travelling from Cluj to Brasov by train was a un ..

View from top of Mt. Tampa. Brasov, Romania

3:38 min by raherahn
Views: 4729 Rating: 5.00

Pan shot of Brasov from the top of Mt. Tampa. Behind the "Brasov" Hollywood style sign. ..

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Interesting facts about this location

Battle of Braşov

The Battle of Braşov (German: Battle of Kronstadt; Hungarian: Battle of Brassó) was fought on July 17, 1603, between the troops of Wallachia led by Radu Şerban and the Habsburg Empire on one side and the Transylvanian troops led by Mózes Székely on the other side.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 45.65 25.60 (Lat./Long.); Less than 1 km away
Tags: 1603 in Europe, Battles involving Transylvania, Battles involving Wallachia, Battles of the Middle Ages, Conflicts in 1603, History of Transylvania (1526-1683)

Brașov railway station

Braşov railway station is the main station in Braşov, Romania. The building on the current location was opened to traffic in 1962. The station's bell chimes preceding the announcements represent a few notes of Ciprian Porumbescu's operetta Crai Nou.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 45.66 25.61 (Lat./Long.); Less than 2 km away
Tags: Buildings and structures in Braşov, Railway stations in Romania, Railway stations opened in 1962

Biserica Neagră

Biserica Neagră or Black Church is a cathedral in Brașov, a city in south-eastern Transylvania, Romania. It was built by the German community of the city and stands as the main Gothic style monument in the country, as well as being the largest and one of the most important Lutheran places of worship in the region.

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Located at 45.64 25.59 (Lat./Long.); Less than 2 km away
Tags: Buildings and structures in Braşov, Cathedrals in Romania, Gothic architecture in Romania, Lutheran cathedrals, Protestantism in Romania, Transylvanian-Saxon people, Visitor attractions in Braşov

Strada sforii

Strada sforii (Romanian for 'String street', German: Fadengasse) is the narrowest street in the city of Braşov, Romania. It is believed to be one of the narrowest streets in Europe (Spreuerhofstraße, in Germany, and Parliament Street, in England, are narrower). It is situated near Șchei Gate and it is perpendicular to Strada Cerbului (Stag Street). It was initially built as a corridor that firemen could use, and it is first mentioned in 17th century documents.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 45.64 25.59 (Lat./Long.); Less than 2 km away
Tags: Brasov, Streets in Romania, Visitor attractions in Braşov

Black Tower (Brașov)

Located on a large rock on Warthe Hill, the role of the Black Tower of Braşov, Romania was to deny enemy soldiers to approach the city walls, which, in this case, were no further than 5 meters (the pass was only widened in 1819-1820).

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 45.64 25.59 (Lat./Long.); Less than 2 km away
Tags: Fortifications of Braşov


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