11 Essential Things to Do in Brasov

11 Essential Things to Do in Brasov, Brasov, Romania (B)

Romania’s city of Brașov is kind of a perfect reflection for the country’s Transylvanian region. The city has all the elements that make Transylvania such a captivating place, available to you in a single city. It is yet another city of the Siebenburgen, whose development into a medieval city is owed to the Saxon Germans who settled there. Aside from its heritage and historical areas, it is also almost surrounded by the vast Carpathian Mountains and the dense forests that cover them. Despite both of these, it is also very much a big, modern city that tourists will find easy to navigate and comfortably meeting their needs. I spent several days exploring Brașov and here are 11 essential things to do when visiting this endearing city. 

A sensible to start your exploring of Brașov is the old town’s main square, Piața Sfatului. Historically a market square, today it is just a pleasant square that happens to be surrounded by some gorgeous old buildings. It is also features some eye-catching patterns in the paving stones. The square makes for a useful meeting point and many of the walking tours of the city start here. ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: 11 Essential Things to Do in Brasov
Guide Location: Romania » Brasov
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Author: David Johnston
Read it on Author's Website: http://www.travelsewhere.net/brasov
Sight(s) Featured in This Guide:
  • Council Square
  • Black Church
  • Strada Republicii
  • Strada Sforii
  • Brașov Citadel
  • Belvedere Park
  • White Tower
  • Turnul Negru
  • Graft Bastion
  • St Nicholas’ Church
  • Catherine’s Gate
  • Weavers’ Bastion