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Address: Unirii Square no. 12, Rasnov, Romania
Phone Number: 40-734 114 304
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Looks absolutely amazing - everything a castle should be and more!

This is worth seeing from any and every angle and you can only imagine how many armies tried to get in and failed over the centuries. The location on the mount is everything you... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
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Sunderland, United Kingdom
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Wirral, England
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

After a 1km uphill walk, you are greeted by this stunning and imposing citadel. For those who aren't up for the walk, there is a small tractor hauled bus that can take you up and down. We chose to walk in order to enjoy the stunning scenery on the way up. We didn't actually go into the citadel as we... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went here on "The Dracula Tour" and were very impressed. Our guide Manuella explained the history and what life was like during sieges and made it so much more interesting than just walking through. Quite a view from the walls. Be nice to the cats!

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Sunderland, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is worth seeing from any and every angle and you can only imagine how many armies tried to get in and failed over the centuries. The location on the mount is everything you expect and it commands such a view of the surrounding countryside.

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Although mostly in ruins, this medieval fortress is magnificent. As you stroll the ruins and cobbled streets you can't help but be transported back in time. Set with a beautiful backdrop of towering, snow-capped mountains and overlooking a cute little town, this is a must-see in the region! It is also much less crowded than other castles, like Bran, so... More 

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Thank Melanie C
Roeselare, Belgium
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Coming to Rasnov the main and very important thing to see is the Citadel. We have an early start and less tourist if you came here in the morning. You have two option of going up to the Citadel, on foot or by train. We took the train it doesn't cost much for 2.50 lei and plus another entrance fee... More 

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Thank Belinda B
philadelphia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

One of just a few in the world: a fortification buit by peasant from the neighborhood for their security. The location is marvelous and the seeing over the old city of Rosenau(German name for Rasnov in Romanian). The road to the citadel goes near the Dino Park, kind of a Jurassic Park. The city plans promised a cabin from downtown... More 

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Thank dantheman47
Bucharest, Romania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

One of the most important medieval peasant fortresses. Very well preserved. Possibility buy local products.

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Thank Mircea1958
Bucharest, Romania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The ruins of a castle is on top of a hill where you can have a lovely view of the town. Summer time there are more activities around the shops archery, knife and ax throwing, horse riding etc.. And you can see lots of people walking around with the medieval clothes which is kind of attractive for all ages I... More 

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Thank banuyollarda
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very big citadel, very well preserved. The view is very nice from up there and you can also shop in the citadel.is not very easy to acess.

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Thank Alina B
Bucharest, Romania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2016

Perfect visit to Rasnov Citadel in a sunny winter day. From the base of the hill you can reach the citadel either by a 20-25 minutes of walking through a beautiful wood, or by a small open wagon train conducted by a tractor taking you up in 5-10 minutes. There is a Dinosaurs Park on the way, for the ones... More 

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