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Romania - Brasov

An August 2004 trip to Brasov by cassans

Brightly Coloured Houses Photo, Brasov, Romania More Photos
Quote: Brasov is a picturesque town in Romania and well worth the visit (it's my personal fave)!

Romania - Brasov

Overview

Brightly Coloured Houses Photo, Brasov, Romania
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A jumping-off point to Bran and Rasnov castles with a delightful central square lined with cafes! Don't forget the impressive Black Church. The Romanian quarter is also worth a visit.

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A bright and fun hostel with friendly staff, always pleased to help. The hostel has its own kitchen, living room, and balcony with lovely views.

Member Rating 4 out of 5 on March 24, 2005

Kismet Dao Villa
Neagoe Basarab Street #8
Brasov, Romania
0268514296

Bran Castle

Attraction

Bran Castle Photo, Brasov, Romania
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An attempt to lure tourists to the castle has been made by claiming it belonged to Dracula, but really, they needn't have bothered - the castle is an attraction as it is and a major tourist site in Romania. Its bright fairytale turrets and winding passages of small but brightly filled rooms are fascinating. There are many stalls outside the castle selling food and traditional (and some kitsch) items as gifts, and I personally found the markets an excellent place to buy. It is possible to drive or take the bus to the castle, but we had a driver take us for the afternoon (and also went to Rasnov Castle - see entry) which was arranged by our hostel 'Kismet Dao Villa' for $20 (or $5 each ...Read More

Member Rating 4 out of 5 on March 24, 2005

Bran Castle
Street Principala 498
Brasov, Romania