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*** Alba Iulia - Alba Carolina Citadel *** A town coated by the legendary halo of the great historical events that took place within its ancient walls, Alba Iulia has deeply got into the Romanian people's mind and soul. No other Transylvanian town...more
Calea Motilor, nr. 5A, Alba Iulia 510134, Romania
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All reviews at noon beautiful place roman times walk around rent a bike romanian history habsburg empire union hall catholic church couple of hours the main attraction piece of history great place to visit guided tour in town guard citadel
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We often go for a walk in other cities with our 4 Kids and friends, but to Alba Citadela we like IT most. It's a clean, large and relaxing place, Green and grandios. We are allways spending a hall Day here, walking, eating, playing together.

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Cristina Z
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I was born and raised in Alba Iulia but ever since I graduated high-school I left it for a bigger city and after for a new country. I must say that I was impressed by the evolution of the citadel and the city. You can...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed May 4, 2019

This place offers you the unique opportunity to travel thru centuries: starting back in Roman Empire - the Appulum castrum built by XIII Legion - Gemina, continuing with Bălgrad medieval fortress, than the 1600 Union under Mihai Viteazu, continuing with the rebelion where Horea, Cloșa...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed April 21, 2019 via mobile

We had a very good time. It's perfect for a weekend trip. I would come back for another walk. You can't miss it if you are around Alba Iulia

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed April 19, 2019

Such a nice place full of history and brought back to life thanks to a great restoration process! Many thanks European Union for the money for restauration ! You should visit the Principia Museum and National Union Museum!

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank George O
Reviewed April 17, 2019 via mobile

The Citadel is fascinating and beautiful. Restorations are continuing, but so far a brilliant job has been done, and just wandering around is thoroughly enjoyable. We paid to go into the tour of the guardrooms etc, which was well worth it.

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed March 15, 2019

Very, very fine restored old roman Citadel. You feel there the old times and atmosphere and also you can appreciate what important is to have very implicated and dedicated authorities! The work done there is amazing! You can only watch an admire!

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank andimih
Reviewed February 16, 2019 via mobile

The old hapsburgic citadel truly offers journey back in time. You can enjoy a nice hot meal in one of the restaurants inside the citadel’s walls, there are a lot to choose from. You should, by all means take a look and stop by Unirea...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed February 10, 2019

Talking a walk and visiting this citadel with many old buildings and Roman ruins can be a wonderful choice to discover the history of Alba Iulia since the Roman Empire up to modern Romania. The old buildings are restored and the entire citadel looks fantastic.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Laurentiu1987A
Reviewed January 27, 2019

The old restored buildings and the nice paved alley with benches, the street-lamps and impressive well-preserved walls, are the best for a nice Sunday promenade... and taking a couple of selfies to immortalize the visit.

Date of experience: January 2019
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September 28, 2016|
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Response from carmen u | Reviewed this property |
All the important parts are without paying anything: the walls, the cathedrals, the impressive gates etc. There is one part of The National Museum Unirii that is around 2€, for the Sala Unirii, entrance is free, for guide... More
Joan J
July 15, 2015|
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Response from AlbaIuliaCitadel | Property representative |
Hi Joan, sorry to hear that. Please feel free to use all our photos from Facebook: primariaalbaiulia. Best wishes and hope to see you soon in Alba Iulia. Alba Iulia Municipality Tourism Dept.