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Address: Piata Unirii 2-3, Brasov 500123, Romania
Phone Number: +40 268 511 411
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Brasov Old Town Small-Group Walking Tour
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Great history hour!

We had no idea what kind of treasure Brasov hides in this place... The custodian that is also a priest and acts as your guide is a man who loves and cherisses the history of our... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Deea S
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had no idea what kind of treasure Brasov hides in this place... The custodian that is also a priest and acts as your guide is a man who loves and cherisses the history of our country. He talked to us about the beauty and symbolism of this place and we discovered the untold facts about our real Romanian history... More 

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Thank Deea S
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It is not far away from the Old City Center of Brasov, very close to a very old Romanian Church so you can have the opportunity to visit 2 in one. The first old scool in Romania is also a great museum not only for school related things but also for OLD BOOKS, some of the first books from Transilvania... More 

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Thank Shinmyoken
Bucharest, Romania
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

If you arrive in Brasov, don't miss this attraction. Is the first romanian school, a place full of history.

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Thank r0ny1990
New Forest, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

The Priest / Curator is a wonderful character and very proud of his establishment. His knowledge is amazing but so is his sense of humour, a wonderful visit that is perhaps not on the general tourist map. Th e visitor is well rewarded if you take the time to look and ask questions. Some amazing very old books / manuscripts,... More 

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

We were charged 10 lei per person to enter a room about 5 by 5 meters big. A Romanian lady with a child entered for free. The keeper took our money into his pocket and never gave us tickets. The museum is tiny and everything is in Romanian. The keeper tried to say some words in English but this was... More 

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Lamia, Greece
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2016

An old school tranformed to museum. We found it closed and had to telephone to the guide. He soon arrived and our visit there ended as an excellent experience. He animated the place explaining aspects of Romanian cultural and scholar life at the past. Sublime collection of books and manuscripts. You can see here the Slavonians, Greeks and Russian influences,... More 

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Rotterdam
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2016

Worth a visit. Also see the early printing press in the school building on the ground floor. Amazingly heavy walls keep th building cool even on a hot summer day.

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Thank EvdWRotterdam
Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei Darussalam
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 August 2016

Do include this gem in your itenary. The teacher there explains in Romanian, thus take a English speaking guide with you to enjoy the stories of this old school. Must for history buffs

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2016 via mobile

The first romanian scool lasts from year 1495 and was established near the St. Nicolae church. An old teacher takes care of the museum and explain with great passion all about the history of the place. Interesting experience.

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Thank monica d
Brasov, Romania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 July 2016

Every Romanian or foreign traveler must know the Romanian part of the city, its past and links with the Romanian fight for an education. The guide is a very dedicated historian and author. Meet priet Vasile Olteanu, a living treasure of the town!

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