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Mount Tampa is a forested mountain on the east side of the city. In the 1950's, when Brasov was named Orasul Stalin (Stalin City), trees were removed so that Stalin's name appeared on the hillside facing the old town. Since then the forest has regrown and the hillside is now a…
You can choose to hike or take the gondola up to Tampa to get a beautiful view of the old town. It is a must see for every visitor.
The view is amazing, you can have a nice drink once you're up there and enjoy the views. We took the easy ride, but you can hike for about an hour and a half and actually enjoy nature. Best decision we made to go behind the 'Brasov' sign which now they light at night
The funicular was made in Italy, probably some 50 years ago. Our conductor was old-style Romanian, who doesn't do people or smiles. Fantastic view from the car itself but apparently to get a view from the top you have to walk 500 metres from the station; nobody told us that…
Great views of Braşov, accessed via a great value cable car. Easy access and great vantage point to see the city. The guides in the cable car were chilled and fun too. Fabulous photo spot.