Rectorat (Transylavanian University Administration Office), Brasov

Rectorat (Transylavanian University Administration Office), Brasov

The Rectorat is an architectural jewel of the city and one of the most popular attractions. It was constructed between 1881 and 1885 by famous architect Peter Bartsch in neo-Renaissance style and is an extraordinarily beautiful example of modern architecture. The building consists of three floors. The ground floor reflects power with its stone structure and arched windows. The second floor impresses greatly with its aristocratic "sgrafitto" paintings. The Rectorat is also worth seeing at night when illumination is turned on.

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Rectorat (Transylavanian University Administration Office) on Map

Sight Name: Rectorat (Transylavanian University Administration Office)
Sight Location: Brasov, Romania (See walking tours in Brasov)
Sight Type: Attraction/Landmark
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