Best Things To Do in Brasov, Romania

Have you ever visited a new place and felt ‘wow’ about it? For many visitors, it happens at Brasov.

Brasov may not be as popular as other cities in Romania, but don’t let that fool you. Brasov is a smaller but beautiful upcoming tourist destination that is worth a visit. You will be surprised by some of the unique things to do and places you can explore at this hidden destination.

You can definitely plan a few hours of a side trip here while traveling to Bucharest. You might wish to revisit it someday again, to take a break and relax at Brasov.

If you have plans to visit Romania and are not sure if Brasov should be included in your itinerary, keep reading. In this list, we have put together some of the things to do in Brasov and around. We have a hunch that if you include this city in your travel plans, you will be thrilled you did so.

Tourist Attractions in Brasov

Here is the list of things to do in Brasov and tourist attractions in city.

  1. Parc Aventura Brasov

    4.6 (26 Votes)
    Parc Aventura Brasov

    Park, Adventure

    Address: Strada Paltinului 16bis, Brasov, Romania

    If adventure is what you are looking for, the Parc Aventura Brasov is just where you need to be. The place has special routes designed for people of all ages- 4 purple routes designed for children under 8 years old, 3 yellow routes for children from 8 year olds to beginners, 3 green routes designed for beginners with activities that have a maxim...Read more
  2. Piata Sfatului


    Address: Piata Sfatului, Brasov, Romania

    Located in the historic part of Brasov, the Council Square was originally used as a marketplace since the 14th century! With the buzzing market being an important place of commerce, many merchants and traders from all around the world came here for business.  As the place was a prominent spot in the town, it was also used as the spot for pu...Read more
  3. County History Museum

    3.7 (2 Votes)
    County History Museum


    Address: Str. Nicolae Bălcescu no. 67, Braşov, Braşov county, Romania

    The Brasov Historical Centre  was founded in 1951 and consists of what was the former House of Council.  The Council houses date back to the 15th century and is itself an heritage site. The museum was formed by taking archaeological and historical artefacts from the Barsa Land Saxon Museum and selected pieces from the collections of th...Read more
  4. Mount Tampa

    4.8 (4 Votes)
    Mount Tampa

    Address: Mount Tampa, Brasov, Romania

    Mount Tampa stands tall at a height of 955 meters above MSL and overlooks the entire town of Brasov complete with the historic building fading into the 18th and 19th century structures. The mountain has hiking trails that offer a chance to see the rich flora and fauna around the city. Most people prefer taking the cable car (an attraction in its...Read more
  5. Black Church

    4.5 (343 Votes)
    Black Church

    Church, Religious Site

    Address: Curtea Johannes Honterus 2, Brașov 500025, Romania

    Built by the German Community of Brasov, the Black Church is the largest Lutheran church in the region. The church dates back to the 14th century and was built on the grounds of an older church that was destroyed by Mongols in 1242. The name of the church comes from the time when the Greta Fire of 1689 covered the entire church with black soot.&...Read more
  6. Poarta Ecaterinei

    4.6 (6 Votes)
    Poarta Ecaterinei

    Historical Site

    Address: Brașov, Romania

    The 16th century stone-built gate Poarta Ecaterinei or the Catherine’s Gate features a museum and the Coat of Arms at the entrance. It is one of the best-preserved gates built by the Shawns for entering the city. The square-shaped gate has three levels built in Renaissance style. The Jus Galdi privilege that gave the rulers the authority t...Read more
  7. Strada Sforii


    Address: Strada Sforii, Brașov, Romania

    The Rope Street (Strada Sforii) is one of the narrowest existing streets in Europe- being only 135 centimetres at its widest point and 111 centimetres at its narrowest! Strada Sforii finds a mention in 17th century documents and was built as a corridor for firemen’s use. The corridor is 260 feet long and is adorned by vintage looking lante...Read more
  8. Biserica Sfantul Nicolae

    4.6 (45 Votes)
    Biserica Sfantul Nicolae

    Art And Culture, Church, Religious Site

    Address: Piața Unirii 1, Brasov, Romania

    The St. Nicolae Church was established in the late 13th century in Gothic style and was rebuilt in the late 15th century to incorporate Baroque style of architecture. It is the first Orthodox church that was ever built in Transylvania region and along with the school that is located nearby, the church was once the backbone of Romanian culture an...Read more
  9. Coresi Shopping Resort Image


    Address: Str. Zaharia Stancu no. 1, Braşov, Romania

    If shopping is your weakness, the Coresi Shopping Mall is just where you need to be! The mall is the largest shopping centre in the city and offers the best of the city’s urban delights under one roof! Choose from the best international and local brands from around the world. Swarovski, Zara, Adidas- you name it and they have it! The place...Read more