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Address: Brasov, Romania
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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USD 55.10*
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Private Tour from Bucharest to Sighisoara plus Rupea Citadel and Viscri Village
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Brasov Fortified Churches Tour
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Bucharest Private trip: Medieval fortresses from Transylvania

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Looks better now

The fort was renovated some time ago and it looks much better now. There is a small entrance free, easily accessible by car, large enough parking. Nice activity in a sunny day.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 weeks ago
Brasov, Romania
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Denver, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Unlike some fortresses, this is the real deal. There is a small entrance fee, but plenty to see. There are some great city views. However, some of the arches are pretty low, so be careful as I hit my head on one of them. There are stairs to get to the top and the place itself is very clean. There... More 

Thank KWTraveller2016
Brasov, Romania
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20 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The fort was renovated some time ago and it looks much better now. There is a small entrance free, easily accessible by car, large enough parking. Nice activity in a sunny day.

Thank MonikaMera
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2017

Built in an imposing strategical position this recently restored castle has a lot to offer to the visitor. Intact bastions and walls. Even living quarters and a dungeon

Thank Aristotelis K
Ahmedabad, India
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2016

This is a watch tower that was part of the old city fortress. It is on a small hill and requires a bit of climbing up.

Thank drmalaypatel
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

Appears to have been overly renovated - it looks almost unreal. It looks amazing on the hill, but we decided not to come in. It costs 10 lei and appears to be quite large inside.

Thank Ruchei
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016

quite cool castle with some paths to walk inside. could get a but crowded so be prepared. nice views from the top spot.

Thank marcin w
Baraolt, Romania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

I have been here several times. It looks much nicer from below. My problem with the place is that is empty: once you pay your entrance fee and enter the fortress, nothing happens. It was almost completely rebuilt and they did not even bother to hide the electric plugs in the so-called medieval building. :( All the bastions and buildings... More 

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2016

Nice castle ruins, well maintained for visitors. Has a magnificent view of the valley and surrounding villages

Thank ErnaRozen
Timisoara, Romania
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016

We stumbled upon this castle by chance, we saw it from the road and decided it is worth the stop. It is a nice castle, ok preserved and the panoramic view from the top is nice. If you are in the area it is worth to stop.

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San Francisco, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016

This hilltop castle is quite a distance from Brasov, but is worth a visit. It was built over a couple of centuries and has three "rings" of development, each successive ring covering a larger area.

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