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Nice view at Alba Julia

The obelisk is your entry point to the citadel. There are couple of gates on the square and view at... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Teodor T
70 years old Obelisk

You may not ignore this monument if you visit the Alba-Iulia Citadel: it is placed in front of the... read more

Reviewed 9 May 2018
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The obelisk is your entry point to the citadel. There are couple of gates on the square and view at the lower parts of the road around the citadel.

Thank Teodor T
Reviewed 9 May 2018

You may not ignore this monument if you visit the Alba-Iulia Citadel: it is placed in front of the third gate of the citadel, the most beautiful. The Obelisk was built in 1937 by the effort of ASTRA Association, with the contribution of the population...More

Thank tomaciprian2004
Reviewed 6 May 2018

I am sure that the obelisk here has great historic significance for Romanians however what most people will come here for is the expansive view across the eastern sector of the city. With the citadel at its back the obelisk also has an attractive foreground....More

Thank Amethyst_Cat_Oz
Reviewed 31 March 2018

Lovely mounument with a view of the city below and the hills beyond. A great spot for photos.It complements the main gate to the Citadel and a must see Medeval Restaurant is a few steps away.

Thank joe s
Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

From here, you can see one of the best panorama in town. The monument is nice and representative for romanian in Transylvania.

Thank SakinWorld
Reviewed 3 January 2018

For Romanian this might actually mean a lot, however for foreigners, it will be a great viewpoint of the city, right before you enter/exit the citadel trough Gate I.

Thank Alin A
Reviewed 22 December 2017

This is one of the best panoramic views of the citadel, must see. You can admire the German style gate, the city itself, the fortified walls, the bridge and so much more.

Thank InaG288
Reviewed 26 October 2017

The monument is testimony to the sacrifice of those who died for what they believed. The site with its panoramic view serves well in their remembrance. Excellent spot for photography & history buffs alike.

Thank Tony_and_Teodora
Reviewed 22 June 2017

...but it's worth the visit when you're already there visiting the citadel and waiting for the changing-of-the-guards-ceremony. Also, you will have a overview over this part of Alba Iulia and you will be able to see the lower entrance port.

Thank Matthijs J
Reviewed 5 January 2017

As a part of the Citadel of Alba Julia. Its an Obelix with all information about the time the Citadel was operational. A fantastic view over the city

Thank Ulf D
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