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Rasnov Citadel

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“axe throwing”(13 reviews)
“dino park”(26 reviews)
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Unirii Square no. 12, Rasnov 505400, Romania
+40 268 230 115
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There is a large board at the entrance advertising the impressive amount of money invested from EU funds into this attraction. I must say, there is little trace of that money ever being spent there. The citadel is in a sad shape. The only pro...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Szerendipity
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This fortress was built by a group of knights from the Teutonic Order. It is also called the fortress of fear because lots of ghost hunters come here. The legend says that during a siege, the inhabitants of the Rasnov citadel made two Turkish prisoners...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Katy E
Reviewed November 3, 2018

This has the potential to be an interesting, historical spot, but fails to come up to expectation. The first thing I noticed was that the "information centre", opened in about 2015, appeared to be permanently closed. The citadel is currently undergoing an EU funded "restoration",...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Pigman58
Reviewed November 3, 2018 via mobile

It is a bad idea to visit this place. I visited it in 1990 but then it was beautiful. Now is just a bad way to looase your time. Is no history there just some bad shops. Don't loose your time it has nothing to...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank vexces
Reviewed October 29, 2018 via mobile

The citadel was very beautiful and the view was simply stunning. It definitely exceeded my expectations.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank puripuricelul
Reviewed October 20, 2018

The funicular is new and saves lots of walking to the citadel. I certainly appreciated the "short cut". The Citadel was interesting to see and does not require a long visit.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank thedoll1
Reviewed October 9, 2018 via mobile

Compared to other castles/fortresses this is poorly laid out with bad signage. School children darting about and buying rubbish plastic mementoes from inside. So much more could be made of this. The site is stunning though. Wear sensible shoes. Go to Suceava! It’s a fantastic...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank zazu2012
Reviewed October 5, 2018 via mobile

Great location. We were the first in. Had breakfast down at the entrance. You take a ride up to the Citadel on a Tractor pulled vehicle. Pass the Dino park. Then a good walk up the rest. Take tennis shoes...lots of rocks. Great view from...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank bajajulio
Reviewed September 26, 2018 via mobile

An amazing castle, what we loved most about it was that it is not perfectly preserved and you get the feeling as if you are traveling through time. View from the top is amazing. Make sure you take the train wagon to the top because...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Guybajour101
Reviewed September 25, 2018

a trip into past, an unsafe one, which demanded citadels to protect people thick walls built to resist to sieges, an inside area prepared to live even separated of the exterior just walk and try to see the shadows of the past; enjoy the nice...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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