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Mount Tampa

Brasov, Romania
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Ranked #4 of 25 Attractions in Brasov
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Mountains, Outdoors
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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014 NEW

Take the Tampa cable car (16 Romanian Leu) to the peak for the best view of the old town. You must climb the stairs to reach the cable car station.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

Bought cable car tickets for return trip but after reaching the top and wandering around the snow, I decided to trek down. Very interesting experience, definitely for people who wants to have some alone time in the cold. The routes were well signed so it's unlikely you'll get lost. Visit it in winter!

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Bucharest, Bucuresti, Romania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

i choose to walk the road till up, very long, but the view was well worth it, went there in the summer. i liked the "Brasov" sign, just like that of "Hollywood", nice idea.

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Ottawa, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

You can pay to take the 3mins cable car to the top. After that you'll have to walk a bit till you past the Brasov sign (similar to the Hollywood sign) before reaching a huge clearing with a panoramic view of the city. Bring some beers or set up a picnic, because this view is simply breath-taking. We decided to... More 

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Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

We hiked up and took the cable car down. The hike took about an hour and offered some nice views of the town. Once at the top, we walked to the Brasov "Hollywood" sign to take in the view and shoot photos. The restaurants at the top of the mountain didn't seem to be anything special (we decided not to... More 

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Newcastle, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

We walked up and down the mountain in November (Autumn), starting near the cable car station. Trails are well-marked and easy to follow. The forest is beautiful, and there's a chance of seeing some wildlife (just a deer and a squirrel for us - the bears had all gone to bed already! The lazy buggers - it's really not that... More 

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Leiden, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

I can't recommend climbing this mountain enough. Not only is it a very pleasant climb to the top, it is also a very serene area with hardly anybody around. The people I've met there all greeted me, something I honestly didn't expect from a city. From the top you have a stunning view of the city, and if you continue... More 

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Romania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

The hill just near the city center is a great place for quick escapes from the city. Trail runners or hiking tourists are welcome to try the paths of Tampa. The view from above worst a visit.

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Beds
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

A cable car ride followed by a short walk over uneven ground and you find yourself with stunning views over Brasov. A must if the weather is good, and it won't take much of a chunk out of your day.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

We took the cable car up to the top and then took a short walk to the Brasov sign with viewing platform next to it - a great way to see the city. The cable cars are really frequent and definitely worth it.

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