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Alba Carolina fortress awarded TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence

TripAdvisor, the world’s largest travel review site, awarded Alba Carolina Fortress in Alba Iulia (central Romania) the Certificate of Excellence following the tourists’ reviews in the past year. Over 300,000 Romanian and foreign tourists are visiting Alba Carolina on an ...

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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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