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The fortress is made up of an exterior enclosure located in front of the eastern wall, bordered by a fortified wall and equipped with a square tower, and an inner enclosure surrounded by the walls and towers of the fortress.
Within the Rasnov Fortress, tourists can visit the feudal art museum, where arms, weapons, galleries, period furniture, specific harbors are exhibited, but also some more unusual objects for our time but common in the 17th and 18th centuries. such as: a torture mask and a yoke for the transport of prisoners. You can also try your skill in archery or one of the paper targets. Rasnov Fortress Location.
You can buy a lot of souvenirs, semi-precious stones, art objects, or books with reference to the history and traditions of the place. Tourists who want to offer something to Rasnov Fortress can plant a rose yarn in a small square in the inner courtyard. Instead, his name will be written on a pleasant, along with the planting flower. The location of Rasnov on the commercial road connecting Transylvania to the Romanian country provided an early economic development. The settlement was first of all a transit trade center since 1427, with a weekly fair granted by King Sigismund of Luxembourg and which has preserved the importance of the vicinity of Brasov, the largest shopping center in southern Transylvania in its relations with the southeast Europe.
Legend of the fountain in the courtyard of the Rasnov Fortress. The lack of water led to the limitation of the possibility of resistance for a long time, that is why, in 1625 it was decided to dig a well in the rock on which the fortress was built. The fountain in the fortress, 146 meters deep, was dug between 1623-1640, this last year rising into the citadel and a church.