Republicii Street, Brasov

Republicii Street, Brasov (must see)

Republicii Street (Strada Republicii) is a pedestrian street that leads to Council Square. Historically, the street was a site of markets and large fairs. It is now a spot to shop, dine and view historic architecture.

Many of the restaurants located on Republicii Street offer traditional food. There are also seafood choices that include monkfish, carp, and trout. While Brasov continues to grow as a tourist destination, restaurants that feature hamburgers, pizza, and other fast food items are increasingly popping up on Republicii Street.

Shopping is meshed within the history of the street and remains a vital part of its culture today. A variety of boutiques offer souvenirs, jewelry, antiques, clothing, and accessories.

Those visiting Brasov may find locals referring to Republicii Street as Purzengasse or Gate Street, because of the gate with a large, decorative clock originally placed to allow workers to keep track of time.

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Republicii Street on Map

Sight Name: Republicii Street
Sight Location: Brasov, Romania (See walking tours in Brasov)
Sight Type: Attraction/Landmark
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