Shopping Tour in Brasov, Brasov

Shopping Tour in Brasov, Brasov

Romania is well-known for its wine-making traditions. To taste its elegant wines, visit Brasov’s Houses of Wines. In the city’s numerous gift shops you will find objects you can take home to remind you of this beautiful city. Don’t leave Brasov without a set of postcards with fascinating views of the city's medieval and modern sights. Remember that most shops are closed on Sunday. Take this walking tour through Brasov’s shops to purchase the best traditional items.
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Shopping Tour in Brasov Map

Guide Name: Shopping Tour in Brasov
Guide Location: Romania » Brasov (See other walking tours in Brasov)
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Sightseeing)
# of Attractions: 5
Tour Duration: 1 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 1.9 km
Author: ellen
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Fabricat in Romania

1) Fabricat in Romania

Fabricat in Romania is a gift shop whose name is translated as Made in Romania. It offers a large choice of souvenirs and decorations, made by talented Romanian craftsmen, that promote the city and its surroundings. Fabricat in Romania is a must-visit shop for every visitor to Brasov. There is wonderful hand-painted glasswork, traditional, modern and medieval style ceramics, wooden sculptures and painted decorations, icons painted on glass, wood and natural leather, dolls made of textile, wood...   view more
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In Vino Veritas

2) In Vino Veritas

In Vino Veritas is a house of wines founded in 1991. It is located in the Old City near the Black Church and Council Square, in an old building dating from the 18th century. The house always welcomes tourists to taste their delightful high-quality wines, bottled and draught. Wine making in Romania has a history of 2000 years, and its wines preserve the warmth of the sun and the kindness of wine-makers' hearts. In Vino Veritas is open daily from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. except...   view more
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Aladdin

3) Aladdin

Aladdin will help you find a suitable gift for any occasion. Aladdin has been part of Brasov’s gift market for more than 7 years. Its goods can also be ideal decorations for your home or office. The shop offers glass, wooden, metal, ceramic and stone decorative objects, fine candlesticks, bells, indoor fountains, figurines of different shapes and sizes, paintings and papyri, musical instruments, wickers, kitchen sets, jewelry boxes, vintage telephones and gramophones, articles for smokers,...   view more
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Ioan Neuvirt Workshop

4) Ioan Neuvirt Workshop

Brasov boasts skillful craftsmen. One of the most famous and highly-appreciated is Ioan Neuvirt. Together with his wife he creates wonderful art objects: wooden sculpture, knitting, carpentry, painted and carved wooden spoons, painted pottery, wooden boxes, tapestry and others. Moreover, Ioan Neuvirt is one of the few Romanian craftsmen making high-quality traditional Martisor (a symbol of spring) of only natural materials. He presented his works on many national expositions. The house of crafts...   view more
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Ioan Croitoru–Bradescu Workshop

5) Ioan Croitoru–Bradescu Workshop

Turnul Lemnarului (Carpenter's Tower) is a medieval fortifications tower built in the 15th century. A local talented carpenter Ioan Croitoru–Bradescu opened here a unique place where he and other craftsmen create real masterpieces of wood. You will find all kinds of exclusive decorations. Wood has an immense positive energy that influences people and their dwelling. Take a piece of warm woodwork made by skillful hands of friendly Romanian carpenters to your...   view more

Walking Tours in Brasov, Romania

Brasov Museums Tour

Brasov Museums Tour

Brasov cultural and historical heritage is immense. It is reflected in the city’s museums and memorial houses. Most of the museums are located in beautiful historic edifices with grand architecture. Visiting Brasov museums you will learn the history of the city, daily life of medieval residents, local arts development and see the first Romanian school with the oldest printed books. Take this walking tour to visit some of Brasov’s museums.

Tour Duration: 1 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 2.7 km
Culture Tour in Brasov

Culture Tour in Brasov

Transylvanian culture is very rich in artistic masterpieces, notable cultural figures and venues. Brasov theatrical and musical productions became successful both on Romanian and international stages. The city boasts a number of memorial houses of national poets, painters, musicians, journalists and other distinguished people. Art is part of everyday life in Brasov; some of the city’s cafes are also picturesque art galleries. Take this tour to visit the most remarkable cultural venues in Brasov.

Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 3.4 km
City Orientation Walk

City Orientation Walk

This orientation walk covers top 14 attractions of Brasov, including the city's medieval fortifications, museums, and architectural monuments. The imposing grandeur of these magnificent structures stands witness of and provides insight into the city's eventful history, both ancient and recent.

Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 3.7 km
Brasov Fortifications Tour

Brasov Fortifications Tour

Frequent invasions by Turkish Tatars caused the Brasov residents of the 13th to 15th centuries to construct fortifications surrounding the settlement. Brasov became known as the “stronghold of seven bastions.” Numerous towers were constructed among the bastions but they were ruined and you can see only a few of them today. There are six bastions preserved. Take the Brasov Fortifications Tour and enjoy the mystic atmosphere of the old constructions.

Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 2.9 km
Architecture Tour in Brasov

Architecture Tour in Brasov

Brasov's architectural monuments impress with their beauty and mixture of styles. The city boasts medieval constructions as well as modern architecture buildings executed in Renaissance, Neo-Baroque, Classic, Empire, Eclectic, Art-Nouveau and Romanesque styles. Most architectural monuments are headquarters of the city administration, museums and other cultural venues. Here is a list of Brasov's architectural masterpieces you should check out during your walking tour.

Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 2.8 km
Brasov Religious Sights Tour

Brasov Religious Sights Tour

Brasov is a religious city boasting a number of churches, monasteries, cathedrals, and synagogues which are historic monuments as well. Almost every religious building here represents an architectural heritage. The most notable examples are those built in the Middle Ages that are well-preserved today. Take this walking tour to see Brasov’s most famous religious buildings.

Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 4.2 km