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Rasnov Citadel

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Address: Unirii Square no. 12, Rasnov, Romania
Phone Number: 40-734 114 304
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Historical place with a beautiful Bucegi mountains view

There wasn't much to see at the Citadel a few years ago - 2006/2007. This year when visiting, I found the place changed.They restored a bit and created many little shops inside... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago
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7 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I was excited about the visit but once there, there was not much to see except ruins badly restored, if any. The only part that had been restored a bit were the gift shops inside the citadel. They wouldn't accept credit card either. Price was ok but expected a bit more after all the hype.

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Thank Emilio N
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

There wasn't much to see at the Citadel a few years ago - 2006/2007. This year when visiting, I found the place changed.They restored a bit and created many little shops inside. Some have a medieval theme, some just sell little toys to "help" parents buy stuff. There is a preview little interesting place there - no item is for... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

It is a fascinating citadel in the Carpathian mountains, very close to Brasov city. The view of the Rasnov town is beautiful.

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Thank Oana O
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We enjoyed this more than Bran Castle, seemed a more genuine place with Romanian people there with their families. Also cute little stalls along the walk. We took the cable car as we had limited time, definitely worth the 12 lei

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Thank Katherine T
Cambridge, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Well renovated medieval castle accessible by cable car or tractor-train. Very picturesque with many activities, stalls and demonstrations of crafts and arts. Re-enactors were there and made for a good time. A bit of a climb but the cafe at the top offsets that. Wish I'd had more time to spend here but we foolishly wanted to see the disappointing... More 

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Staten Island , NY
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Good place to visit. Have nice views of the surrounding area and mountains. Not wheelchair accessible. Have little shops inside.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Loved this place. The Citadel is perched high above the pretty little town and is accessible by funicular railway. The views from the top are fantastic and offers good photo opportunities. This is on the bus route from Brasnov to Bran and can very easily be combined with a trip to Bran Castle if you really feel you must go... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Staying in Brasov we visited Rasnov en-route to Bran. You could also easily link it with Libearty. Even on a rainy day it was worth the slight detour. The castle is far from restored, but it is in good condition, with enough history to occupy at least a couple of hours. The outskirts of Rasnov do not always look inviting... More 

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Cluj-Napoca, Romania
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

it's well worth a visit that's for sure. it offers great views of the city and the surrounding areas and also a little glimpse of history. The outside of the citadel has been thoroughly worked on for preservation purposes but the inside is more of a mess. All small buildings inside have been made into souvenirs shops. Entrance fee is... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Got the funky train up from the car park , well worth the 5lei each. There's also a furnicular up but we found the car park first ! It's had quite a lot of preservation work done to the outer walls but within there's a good mix of totally fallen down & refurbed. Any building that can be used as... More 

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