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The Spectator: A trip to Dracula’s birthplace won’t bleed you dry – an invitation to visit Sighisoara

The British publication ‘The Spectator’ has released a feature on the Romanian city of Sighisoara, inviting the readers to make the trip to the medieval town, to see the 12th century fortified citadel, the evangelical Church on the Hill. “Sighisoara ...

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Râșnov Fortress eyes EUR 5m rehabilitation

Râșnov City Hall wants to restore Râșnov Fortress within a project worth EUR 5m. Mayor Adrian Veștea informed the municipality would wait for the new 2014-2020 Regional Operational Programme of the European Commission to access funds for the rehabilitation. The ...

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Neamt Fortress, the 620-year-old citadel

Neamt Fortress is a Moldavian medieval fortress, located in the northwestern part of Targu Neamt, 46 kilometers from it, on Plesului Hill, 480 meters altitude.The citadel is one of the most important medieval monuments in Romania and the symbol of ...

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Suceava Citadel – the unconquered fortress of Moldavia

Suceava is the capital city of the Suceava County, Bukovina, located in Northeastern Romania. The fortress was built at the end of 14th century by Petru I Mu?at (1375-1391), it was fortified in the 15th century by Stephen the Great (Stefan ...

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Rupea Fortress – one of the most beautiful castles in Transylvania

The fortress, one of the most beautiful medieval castles in Romania is located in Rupea, at the border of Brasov County and Mures County on top of Cohalm hill. The first documentation dates back in 1324. Over the time the ...

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Alba Carolina – the Vauban-type Fortress in Alba Iulia

‘The Alba Carolina Citadel’ is the best preserved and the largest fortress in Romania and in Southeastern Europe, with a perimeter of 12 kilometers. The fortress was built between 1714 and 1738 during the Hapsburg domination in Transylvania, using the Vauban military ...

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