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“Nice place to hang around”
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Ranked #2 of 93 things to do in Brasov
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Bucharest, Romania
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“Nice place to hang around”
Reviewed December 12, 2012

The Council Square (Piata Sfatului) is the very centre of Brasov, being next to the Black Church. The place is quite big and there are many good cafes and restaurants, along with architectonic buildings (you should take a walk on Republicii Boulevard too). Every winter there is a Christmas Market and a big Christmas tree, making this square a very romantic one.

Visited December 2012
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Elyria, Ohio
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“Loved the scenery.”
Reviewed December 4, 2012

Nice cafes, interesting exhibits on the south end of the square. It is the heart of the city. The old buildings still need some maintenance.

Visited October 2012
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Brasov, Romania
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“Very characteristic for the historic Transylvanian city centres”
Reviewed November 19, 2012

We love the center of Brasov. Just for a stroll, going to the shops or one of the many events held on the square. And a nice pub or restaurant in the evening, Brasov has it all!

Visited October 2012
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Orinda, California
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“The heart of Brasov”
Reviewed October 25, 2012

Council Square is the heart of Brasov. This picturesque old town square was once used as an annual market and a place for public humiliation and punishment. Today, it is bordered by the huge Black Church, the old Council House or city hall (now a museum), and a variety of beautiful medieval buildings. There is a large fountain and when we were there, children (and sometimes parents) riding miniature pedal cars around a small part of the large plaza. As the pedestrian-only Republicii street full of shops, bars and cafes leads up to the Square, it attracts plenty of families just out for a stroll on a nice day. Just outside the Square, carriages drawn by some of the most beautiful horses I've seen take tourists on a ride.

Council Square is wonderful for walking, shopping and eating...and as a central point to see other highlights of Brasov.

Visited October 2012
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