Smiths' Bastion (Bastionul Fierarior), Brasov

Smiths' Bastion (Bastionul Fierarior), Brasov

The bastion is located in the corner of the Brasov fortress and has existed since 1521. The construction has a pentagonal form, shooting holes and holes for pitch. Bastionul Fierarilor was damaged by several hard rains and floods and it got its current look in the beginning of the 18th century, with some reconstruction done later. In 1923, it was converted into the Brasov Archives Headquarters, whose documentation was taken from the Council House to the bastion and is still kept there today.

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Smiths' Bastion (Bastionul Fierarior) on Map

Sight Name: Smiths' Bastion (Bastionul Fierarior)
Sight Location: Brasov, Romania (See walking tours in Brasov)
Sight Type: Attraction/Landmark
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