12 Sights in Brasov, Romania (with Map and Images)

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Explore interesting sights in Brasov, Romania. Click on a marker on the map to view details about it. Underneath is an overview of the sights with images. A total of 12 sights are available in Brasov, Romania.

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1. White Tower

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White Tower / DP

The White Pagoda was built between 1460 and 1494, and today it is deeply impressed by the magnanimity and fantasy of its architectural lines. Summing up its architecture as data, we can say: semi-planning is open; The difference between the level of more than 30 meters and the city wall; Height: 20 meters to the urban area and 18 meters to the hillside; The wall is based on 4m, and the diameter of the tower is measured to 19m. Along its walls, the tower displays meteors, smoke mouths, and stone chisel-shaped cantilever-supported balconies. Fifty-nine meters from the city wall, the tower communicates with it through a movable bridge connecting the tower to Graff Fortress. He overlooks Blumana, five floors above her, the highest fortification point in Brasov. The chimney inside the tower is kept above a chimney, which can also be used to heat the guards and defenders-a nightmare and plowed guild. In 1678, the Mowers Guild fulfilled the tower's defense obligations; The number of craftsmen is low. On April 21, 1689, when the fire came, a blazing fire caused by a strong wind also swept through the White Pagoda, which was only renovated in 1723. Other rehabilitation operations were carried out in 1902, 1974, 2002 and 2005-2006. Today he owns a museum site.

Wikipedia: Turnul Alb din Brașov (RO)

2. Black Church

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The Black Church, Biserica Neagră in Romanian, stands in the city of Brașov in south-eastern Transylvania, Romania. It was built by the Saxon (German) community of the city and represents the main Gothic-style monument in the country, as well as being the largest and one of the most important houses of worship in the region which belong to the Lutheran, i.e. Evangelical Church of Augustan Confession in Romania.

Wikipedia: Biserica Neagră (EN)

3. Council House

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Council House Pudelek (Marcin Szala), edit by Lestath / CC BY-SA 3.0

The Council House in Brasov, the old city hall located in the Council Square in the historical center of the city, represents the most important secular monument of Brasov. The building is nominated as a historical monument code LMI BV-II-m-A-11586, and in the National Archaeological Repertoire the monument appears with the code 40205.211.

Wikipedia: Casa Sfatului din Brașov (RO)

4. Catherine's Gate

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Catherine's Gate in Brașov, Romania, was built by the Tailors’ Guild, in 1559 for defensive purposes instead of an old gate destroyed by a flood in 1526. It is named after St. Catherine's Monastery that was situated here in former times. It is the only original city gate to have survived from medieval times. In fact the central tower is only a part of the original gate; documents talk about the existence of a wooden structure which was demolished in 1827. The original structure can be seen at the Weaver's Bastion where the large model of Brașov in 1600 is displayed.

Wikipedia: Catherine's Gate (EN)

5. Sinagoga Beth Israel

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The Beth Israel Synagogue in Brasov, a neological synagogue in the vernacular language, stands at 29 Poarta Șchei Street in the center of Brasov, Romania, behind the street front, on a plot surrounded by houses. The synagogue still plays a ritual role. The building complex includes a community seat and a kosher restaurant. Beth Israel Synagogue is included in the list of National Historic monuments in Romania under the number BV-II-m-B-11515.

Wikipedia: Brașov Synagogue (EN)

6. Czeides house

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Zeides House is a protected building in Rass ó, mainly related to the battle of Em Ozsef in Transylvania. It is located in the northeast of T é r, on the so-called Zasa line between the priest of the Orthodox Church and the Albaum House; It acquired its present appearance in 1827. In 1849, Em Ozsef lived here and read the Brasov Declaration from his balcony. In the list of historical sites in Romania, it is numbered-M-11563.

Wikipedia: Czeides-ház (HU)

7. Seuler house

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The Seuler House stands in the northwestern part of the main square of Brașov, on the so-called Lensor, next to the imposing Czell Palace. It is also called a columnar house. In the 18th century it was inhabited by the Seuler, then by the Herbertsheim family, and from 1767 it was used by the Austrian military command. In the list of monuments in Romania, it is listed under the serial number BV-II-m-B-11583.

Wikipedia: Seuler-ház (HU)

8. Statuia Johannes Honterus

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Statuia Johannes Honterus Pudelek (Marcin Szala) - photoHarro Magnussen (1861-1908) - statue / CC BY-SA 3.0

The statue of Johannes Hontrus, located in the court of the Black Church in Brasov, near the south facade, was unveiled on August 21, 1898, and is the work of Berlin sculptor Harrow Magnussen. There are two bronze reliefs on the socket of the monument. It was included in the list of historical monuments in 2004 under the code BV-III-m-B-11857.

Wikipedia: Statuia lui Johannes Honterus (RO)

9. Poarta Schei

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Șchei Gate in the Șcheii Brașovului neighborhood of Brașov, Romania, is right next to Catherine's Gate. It was built in between 1827 and 1828 in order to let through heightened traffic. The much bigger Catherine's Gate was demolished at the same time (1827), with the exception of the tower of the exterior gate, which was used as storage.

Wikipedia: Șchei Gate (EN)

10. The First Romanian School Museum

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The First Romanian School is located on the grounds of the 16th-century St. Nicholas Church, itself located in the historic district of Șcheii Brașovului, in what is now Brașov, Romania. This is the first school on the territory of present-day Romania where Romanian language was used in teaching.

Wikipedia: First Romanian School (EN)

11. Friedrich Czell palace

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The Friedrich Czell Palace in Brașov is once one of the most prestigious buildings in the Main Square – and the entire historical centre – and is still one of the most impressive. It was built in 1903 by Friedrich Czell Jr., a member of the wealthy Czell family.

Wikipedia: Friedrich Czell-palota (HU)

12. Biserica reformată Belvárosi

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The Church of the Reformed Parish in downtown Brașov is located at 3 Șaguna sor (Strada Andrei Șaguna). The parish was assigned a gymnasium as a church on the outskirts of the Bulgarian River, which is still in use today.

Wikipedia: Brassó-belvárosi református templom (HU)

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