Rasnov Fortress Tours

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Rasnov Fortress
Built between 1211 and 1225, this medieval fortress was originally constructed from wood and erected to protect Transylvanian villages from outside invasions. The impressive structure was later transformed into a stone dwelling where locals sought refuge from outsiders. 

Visitors can tour the grounds, which include two courts, several forts and a gallery, as well as a courtyard, school and chapel. The citadel is also home to the feudal art museum, where weapons, tools, stamps and local crafts are on display.

Practical Info

The fortress is open from 9 a.m. until 7 p.m. April through October and from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m. between November and March. It is accessible via private car or public bus and is located about 15 kilometers from Brasov-Rasnov. Admission is 10 lei for adults and 5 lei for children and students. 
Address: Rasnov, Romania
Admission: Adults: 10 lei; Children: 5 lei
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Bran Castle and Rasnov Fortress Tour from Brasov with Optional Peles Castle Visit

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Day tour from Brasov to Bran Castle, Rasnov Fortress, Harman and Prejmer Fortified Churches

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Full Day Tour of Transylvanian Castles from Brasov

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