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Braşov (Hungarian: Brassó; German: Kronstadt; Medieval Latin: Brassovia or Corona; 1950-1960: Oraşul Stalin) is a city in Romania and the capital of Braşov County, with a population of 284,596, according to the 2002 census, is the 8th largest Romanian city.
Braşov is located in the central part of the country, about 166 km from Bucharest. It is surrounded by the Southern Carpathians, and is part of the Transylvania region.
The city is notable for hosting the Golden Stag (Cerbul de Aur) international music festival.
In the centre...
A nice green view
A street which lead to the Old centre
The Hollywood-like sign on top of Mt. Tâmpa
An old building near to the Council Square (Piaţa Sfatului)
Council Square (Piaţa Sfatului) where Golden Stag (Cerbul de Aur) festival will take place
Tâmpa Mountain from Braşov Council Square (Piaţa Sfatului)
The house were Joseph II and Francis I live (Holy Roman Emperors)
Casa Sfatului ("The mayor's former office building"). Here was the administration from Braşov for more than 500 years.
Biserica Neagră or Black Church (German: Schwarze Kirche; Romanian: Biserica Neagră; Hungarian: Fekete templom)
Johannes Honter was a Siebenbuerger Saxon (Saxon humanist and theologian. Honter is best known for his geographic and cartographic publishing activity, as well as for implementing the Lutheran reform in Transylvania.
One of the lateral entrance to the church
Small statues outside of church
True Gothic style...
Social Democratic Party in right place 🙂
Other photo from the Braşov Main Square "Council Square" (Piaţa Sfatului)
In the same building is History Museum of the city
Romanian Orthodox Cathedral ("Adormirea Maicii Domnului")