Ride a double-decker bus around the city to get your bearings and see the sites whiz by, then hop off to squeeze down Strada Sforii, the narrowest street in Europe. [23] Because of its central location, the Brașov railway station is one of the busiest stations in Romania with trains to/from most destinations in the country served by rail. Heavy industry is still abundant, including Roman, which manufactures MAN AG trucks as well as native-designed trucks and coaches.
Transylvanian Saxons played a decisive role in Brașov's development and were invited by Hungarian kings to develop towns, build mines, and cultivate the land of Transylvania at different stages between 1141 and 1300. Târgu Mureș | Cluj-Napoca | Seit den 1970er Jahren nahm ihre Zahl durch Auswanderung nach Deutschland kontinuierlich ab und liegt heute unter 2.000. Book your tickets online for the top things to do in Brasov, Romania on Tripadvisor: See 15,896 traveler reviews and photos of Brasov tourist attractions. In den Wäldern rund um Brașov leben noch Bären (Brauner Karpatenbär) in freier Natur.

Er eröffnete eine Druckerei und gab zahlreiche Schriften heraus. Constanța | The host city was to be announced in July 2015,[29] in which Lausanne was selected. more. The city also has several restaurants that serve local as well as international cuisine (e.g.

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If you are a resident of another country or region, please select the appropriate version of Tripadvisor for your country or region in the drop-down menu. The city is notable for being the regional capital of the Transylvanian Saxons of the Burzenland (Romanian: Țara Bârsei) administrative area in the past, and a large commercial hub on the trade roads between East and West. Bran Castle, situated in the immediate vicinity of Brașov, White Tower with Mount Tâmpa in the background, Catherine's Gate (German: Katherinenthor, Hungarian: Katalin-kapu). Others suggest the name derives from the old coat of arms of the city, as it is symbolized by the German name Kronstadt meaning "Crown City". During the communist period, universiades and Daciads were held, where local sportsmen were obliged to participate.