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Brasov - The Council House Brasov is a cozy Saxon town that is surrounded by picturesque hills full of greenery. Air here is soaked in the atmosphere of calmness and warmth. Apart from attractive landscapes tourists traditionally like Brasov for its proximity to cultural centers and large number of excursion routes.
When choosing a hotel for a romantic stay in Brasov, pay special attention to Hotel Ambient. The hotel occupies a stylish modern building with shining panoramic windows and a spectacularly … Open
Bran Castle traditionally occupies the first place as the most visited sight. The reason for that is simple – the castle is connected with the famous and mysterious legend about Count Dracula. In 15-16th centuries this castle was owned by prince Vlad Tepes. The castle still hides a stove from which, according to the legend, each night has appeared the most famous vampire in the world. The visitors of this palace can attend royal quarters and see their luxurious design, walk through spacious halls and see the attractiveness of the medieval culture.
On the territory of the modern town you will find several museums that are definitely worth visiting as they exhibit a collection of quite interesting artifacts. Guests of this town are also often offered to visit the oldest Romanian school, make an excursion to the Black Church, where they can listen to hypnotic sounds of organ music, and then try delicious food in the local cafeteria. Pelesh Castle is another popular destination. This place traditionally amazes travellers by its luxurious inner design. Each detail, each piece of furniture and small statuette here can be called a piece of real art. Halls of this castle are decorated with elegant hand-made furniture, and its cozy inner gardens are full of beautiful sculptures. One of the halls in this palace in fully devoted to a collection of Venetian glass. Nearby are located an armory room and a magnificent park with numerous artificial waterfalls and rivers. Copyright www.orangesmile.com
In Brasov, the most popular shops are concentrated on Republic street. Here, you'll find clothing and accessories stores of various price categories, some excellent bookstores and souvenir … Open
When you explore all places of interest in Brasov, take a short ride to see a small town Sighişoara. This place is full of amazing museums and exhibition halls that are located in a magnificent town hall. Tourists are traditionally offered to go to excursion to visit this lovely town.
Brasov - Romania The starting point for many excursion programs in Brașov is Piaţa Sfatului. This is the oldest and most beautiful square in the city. Plenty of historical buildings of different periods are concentrated around the square. The iconic historical landmark is the Town Hall Foundation. It was built in the 15th century and has retained many primeval traits. Nowadays, this building is a historical monument of the world importance. Besides, it is a very interesting historical Museum. Piaţa Sfatului is one of the most crowded and busiest places in the city. It often hosts interesting festivals, fairs and entertainment events.
The choice of interesting entertainments for children in Brasov is simply huge. The city has several beautiful water parks, the most popular among which is the Paradisul Acvatic. This water … Open
The most beautiful architectural monument is the City Administration building. This majestic building was built in the late 19th century and represents a unique combination of Neo Baroque and Art Nouveau Styles. There are several picturesque squares and parks around this building . It will be really difficult to find more beautiful and interesting places to walk.
Brasov There are many beautiful parks in Brașov. One of the most beautiful is the Heroes Park. On the territory of this tiny Park, there is a monument that is dedicated to the uprising of 1987. It is an important national symbol for locals. The Park is an uncreadibly interesting place to walk in the summer. It is decorated with gorgeous floral arrangements, landscape stone ornaments and large trees in shade of which benches are located.
Butoiul Sasului is considered the most famous eating place in Brasov. We cannot call this place a usual restaurant, because in addition to beautifully designed halls the complex includes two … Open
The city has many interesting museums. All exersion fans will adore the Museum of the First School. It is situated in the small historical building where there was opened a church school in the 15th century. For many years it was considered one of the most prestigious schools in the country. In the middle of the 16th century the school had its own printing press which published books. Old books make up the bulk of the Museum. There are more than 4 000 unique exhibits inthere.
Brasov - Romania In another historic building there is the Museum of the Mureşan family that was opened in 1968. Members of the Mureşan family has made an invaluable contribution to the development of national culture. It is interesting to know that among the family representatives were prominent composers, writers and artists. The versatile collection of the Museum includes thousands of historical documents and artistic works.
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Map of all castles
Survived castles around Brasov
♥   Castle 'Bran Castle' , 23.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Cantacuzino Castle' , 26.1 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Peliuor Castle' , 32 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Peleu Castle' , 32 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Iulia Hasdeu Castle' , 57.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all parks
National and city parks around Brasov
♥   National park 'Piatra Craiului' , 32.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Natural park 'Bucegi' , 32.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Natural park 'Putna - Vrancea' , 87.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   National park 'Cheile Bicazului - Hasmas' , 131 km from the center. On the map   Photo

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Castelul Peles

From the series “The Most Wonderful Castles and Palaces”
In addition to the beautiful paintings and tapestries, visitors to the castle can see the antique furniture, the old carpets, the precious metals and ivory, the large collection of old weapons and armor. In total, the castle preserves more than 4,000 valuable exhibits. The wonderful Peles Palace is a unified whole with an extensive park that looks beautiful in every season. The walk through the well-kept park, decorated with sculptures by Rafaello Romanelli, is a must for the dreamers. … Read further

Sightseeing in Romania: things to see

The most unusual religious landmark was built in the city of Brasov and is called Biserica Neagră or Black Church. The construction of this grandiose gothic building was finished in 1358. The facade of the church is decorated with beautiful paintings, and the church's bell, which is installed in the bell tower, weights 6 tons. The sanctuary got such a name because of a fire that happened here in 1689. Despite the fact that the church was completely renovated after that disastrous event, its name has remained till our days. … Open
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