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Rasnov Citadel

Unirii Square no. 12, Rasnov, Romania
40-734 114 304
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Ranked #1 of 4 Attractions in Rasnov
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Castles
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21 reviews 21 reviews
9 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

The castle is mostly in ruins. I don't know If it on purpose or just being neglected. There is no guides around (I haven't seen one myself). No brochures or information displayed. There are many small souvenir shops inside the castle where I'd assume other things can be displayed. I felt there is more services needed as the place with... More

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Bucharest, Romania
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21 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

Beneath the trees, up on the mountain, the old citadel came back to life It is a wonderful piece of history, surrounded by nature Inside the fortress, along with other souvenirs and craft shops you may find a unique place - a small gallery with old arms, amulets and a young man willing to share with you his knowledge about... More

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Wilmington, Delaware
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6 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

Rasnov is a lovely place to explore. There is a nominal fee for the tractor ride to get up the mountain but it is well worth it! Save your energy for walking up and down stone steps, and don't forget to check out the shops! There is a wonderful view from the top of the fortress so don't forget the... More

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Tivat, null, Montenegro
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

fortress on top of the hill, great views around. it has a few souvenir shops and you can use small train to get there which is interesting for kids.

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Dublin
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7 attraction reviews
84 helpful votes 84 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

The fortress of Râşnov is at the top of mountain with great views all around. The citadel itself is very interesting and is "alive", there are craft shops, souvenir shops, café, tourist information point. You can throw the ax, or listen to the famous Romanian traveler which dressed in period costume guides his small gallery. All in authentic buildings. Much... More

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Den Bosch, The Netherlands
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68 attraction reviews
100 helpful votes 100 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

I wish we could have gone to this little citadel village with a guide to get more information out of it, but we did enjoy it in spite of that. There are great views and cute little streets. it's great to go here and think about how life must have been back in the hay-day of this place! It's worth... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

I like the castle. It has a lot of histoire between his walls. I like that it looks old and the repairs are ok. I do not like the sellers inside of the castel streets who do not fit into the landscape. The area is accessible by foot even you can get up with transportation, 10 minutes ok waking are... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

We were there with our youth kids and really enjoyed the visit. The place is magic and the atmosphere is bringing you to that period. There are a lot of very welled preserved little streets and small houses , very nice shops and activities to do with kids. You can get up to the castle by a open wagon and... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

Rasnov Citadel is an easy excursion from Brasov. Touts around town will be forever trying to take you to both Bran Castle and Rasnov. Bran is an hour away while Rasnov is just a 30 minutes drive. Of the two, Rasnov is far better. From its wonderful hilltop location you have spectacular views of the surrounding forests of Transylvania. Entry... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

Rasnov is a wonderful hilltop fortress providing spectacular views of the Transylvanian forest beyond. It is 30 minute drive west of Brasov, entry is 10 lei. Make sure you get your driver to drive up the hill or you will be in for a long walk. The fortress was built in the 13th C as a refuge for the local... More

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