Citadels of Transylvania

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Castles of Transylvania
January 5, 2019
Tales, History & Religion
January 5, 2019

Some of the strongest Transylvanian Middle Ages citadels - such as Sighisoara or even Sibiu - better preserved the medieval flavor - a charming mixture of demureness and quietness. Others, like Brasov or Cluj-Napoca, developed into today's cosmopolitan booming cities, the fastest growing cities with ancient traditions in Romania.

November 7, 2018

Alba Iulia – Alba Carolina Fortress

In Alba Iulia's ancient cathedral was laid to rest in glory John Hunyadi, renowned Hungarian military commander of Romanian ancestry.
November 7, 2018

Sibiu – Hermannstadt

Sibiu became the capital of the principality when the Austrian empire took over Transylvania in 1687.
November 7, 2018

Sighisoara, the living citadel

Sighisoara is the medieval fortress where a brave, albeit cruel Wallachian prince named Vlad the Impaler was born in 1431.
November 6, 2018

Brasov (Kronstadt)

With the blessing of a Hungarian king, the Teutonic Knights set up, in 1211, the foundations of a fortress which later developed in today’s booming city of Brasov.

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