Brasov Tourism

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

  • Know the pollution level of Brasov before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 22.5 (Low)
    • Water Pollution 19.44 (Very Low)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 24.32 (Low)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 19.59 (Very Low)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 21.62 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 27.7 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 17.95 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 31.76 (Low)
  • How safe is Brasov for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Brasov.

    • Burglary and Theft 27.84 (Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 22.02 (Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 13.37 (Very Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 60.47 (High)
    • Car Stealing 14.2 (Very Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 39.88 (Low)
    • Attacks 19.19 (Very Low)
    • Drug offense 18.02 (Very Low)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 89.77 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 75 (High)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 28.57 (Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 9.88 (Very Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 30.23 (Low)
    • Safety Index 76.49 (High)
    • Pollution Index 26.13 (Low)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 25.13 (Low)
    • Cost of Living Index 37.46 (Very Low)
    • Health Care Index 43.24 (Moderate)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 9.15 (Moderate)
    • Purchasing Power Index 59.76 (Low)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Here's how much it will cost to shop in Brasov

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.09 USD
    • International Movie per seat 7.35 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 38.34 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 71.39 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 53.9 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ‚Äčand subjected to change without notice.

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