One of the most populous city in Romania, Brasov is surrounded by the Carpathian Mountains. Nestled in the heart of the country, Brasov is world famous for its breathtaking scenery, Gothic churches, magnificent castles, and traditional cafes. Brasov is a perfect combination of traditional temptations and modern development. Although the city is small, it houses some of the most picturesque and stunning attractions of the world. As you walk through the streets of Brasov, you will feel as if you are taken back to a medieval city bustling with grandeur and majesty.
Visit the 14th century castle of Bran which served as an inspiration for the legend of Dracula, explore the neighborhood of Poiana Brasov and stay in the Romanian Ski resort, and know about the first ever Romanian School and the 16th century church where it is located. While the city of Brasov houses a museum of history, it is also home to museum of urban civilization. But Brasov’s collection doesn’t stop here. The city also displays a huge collection of art and culture exhibits with the help of its various art, textile, and craft museums. Brasov has a rich history, and this is clear with its historical fortress like Rasnov Citadel and the 17th century Gothic-style church of Biserica Neagra. The city so rich in history and architecture is also blessed with the most beautiful landscapes on earth. Explore the mountainous area of Tampa and take a tour of the waterfalls and limestone rocks of Seven Ladders Canyon. Brasov also has a lot of activities for the tourists. The mountainous surroundings provide a lot of opportunities for the hikers and adventure enthusiasts. In addition to this, the places like Parc Aventura are the best for entire family.
Essential travel information and Brasov tips for your visit
- Time Zone: Eastern European Time (EET)
- Currency: Euro
- Electricity: Standard voltage is 230 V and the frequency is 50 Hz
- Internet: Private Landline and mobile service provider.
- Languages: Romanian, Hungarian, Italian
- Tipping: Tipping is not a custom in Romania. However, it is appreciated if you leave some amount that you desire to offer for the driver or the waiter.
- Security: Romania's country code: 40, International access code: 00, Ambulance & other emergency services: 112
The best tours and activities in the city, guided by experts to give you a local insight to the best of Brasov
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