Brasov Points of Interest and Places to Visit

Brasov

Black Church (Biserica Neagra)

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Brasov’s monumental Black Church (Biserica Neagra) soars heavenwards at the southwestern end of the city’s focal Council Square (Piata Sfatului) and is the largest Gothic church in central Europe. ...  Read more

St Nicholas Church (Biserica Sf Nicolae)

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The Schei district lies outside the fortified medieval walls of Braşov and was originally the area where Romanian nationals lived; up until the mid-17th century, they had to pay a toll to enter the ...  Read more

First Romanian School (Prima Scoala Romaneasca)

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Located outside the fortified walls of Braşov’s medieval heart, the district of Schei is a charming tangle of narrow streets and multi-colored houses. It was here where Romanian nationals ...  Read more

White Tower (Turnul Alb)

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The first settlers in Braşov were the Saxons, who came from present-day Germany, and the city became vulnerable to repeated raids by Turks and Tatars from the east. In the 15th century, the Saxons ...  Read more

Poiana Brasov

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Set in the Carpathian Mountains in the heart of Transylvania, Poiana Brasov is one of the most popular ski resorts in Romania, as well as the largest and most luxurious – although still quite ...  Read more

Council Square (Piata Sfatului)

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The triangular expanse of Council Square (Piata Sfatului) has been the focus of life in Braşov since medieval times; at the heart of the city’s Saxon, medieval Old Town, it can rival the Rynek in ...  Read more

Rope Street (Strada Sforii)

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Reputedly the narrowest street in Europe and certainly the narrowest in Romania, Rope Street (Strada Sforii) connects Cerbului with Poarta Schei in Braşov’s Old Town. It is 262.5 feet (80 meters) ...  Read more

Yekaterina’s Gate

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Once the Saxon settlers from present-day Germany had fortified Braşov against attack from the Turks and Tatars in the 15th century, they built a series of protected gates at various points in the ...  Read more

Brasov Citadel (Cetatea Brasovului)

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In medieval times, Braşov was settled by Saxons from present-day Germany, and as the city suffered repeated attacks by Turks and Tatars from the east, they fortified their city in the 15th century. ...  Read more

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