Black Tower (Turnul Negru), Brasov

Black Tower (Turnul Negru), Brasov

The Black Tower is not far from Bastionul Fierarilor. It is placed on Warthe Hill. The tower was constructed in the 15th century at the same time as the White Tower. It got its name after a fire in 1689, when its wall became black. The tower has 11 m height and its walls are 2 m thick. Each side of the tower has six shooting holes arranged two by two in three lines. The tower was damaged several times. There is a small museum in the Turnul Negru that tells its history.

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Black Tower (Turnul Negru) on Map

Sight Name: Black Tower (Turnul Negru)
Sight Location: Brasov, Romania (See walking tours in Brasov)
Sight Type: Attraction/Landmark
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