Drapers' Bastion (Bastionul Postavarilor) and Furriers’ Bastion (Bastionul Cojocarilor), Brasov

Drapers' Bastion (Bastionul Postavarilor) and Furriers’ Bastion (Bastionul Cojocarilor), Brasov

The Drapers' Bastion is one of the six bastions of the preserved Brasov Fortresses. It is located in the southwestern corner of the fortification line. It was constructed between 1450 and 1455. The construction has an elliptical form with four levels, 16 meters in diameter. It is one of the best-preserved bastions in the city. A new glass dome is planned to be added to the structure and the bastions’ building will be used as a museum.

Furriers’ Bastion is located next to the Drapers' Bastion and was constructed in 1452. It is a heptagonal construction, with shooting holes and holes for pitch. Brick arches were added later. It is currently a half-demolished construction. Furriers’ Bastion has a connection to the Drapers' Bastion. The last renovation was done in 2005.

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Drapers' Bastion (Bastionul Postavarilor) and Furriers’ Bastion (Bastionul Cojocarilor) on Map

Sight Name: Drapers' Bastion (Bastionul Postavarilor) and Furriers’ Bastion (Bastionul Cojocarilor)
Sight Location: Brasov, Romania (See walking tours in Brasov)
Sight Type: Attraction/Landmark
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