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11 Stunning Views That Prove You Should Visit Brasov Over Bucharest

Picture of Roxana Coman
Updated: 11 November 2017
In the heart of Romania, at the foot of the Carpathian mountains, Brasov is surrounded by marvellous landscapes. The charming city lures travellers from all around the world with its majestic citadel’s walls, the monumental Black Church, which is the largest between Istanbul in Turkey and Vienna in Austria, its picturesque streets and squares, adorned with colourful houses. But what is truly amazing, are the views that you can get once you ascend to higher ground, on top of the hills and mountains that circle the city.

Zoom in on the council tower

Council Tower, Brasov
Council Tower, Brasov | © Horia Varlan / Flickr
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Monumental landmarks of Brasov

The Black Church of Brasov, a cultural and architectural wonder of the city, captured in all its beauty.

Black Church, Curtea Johannes Honterus 2, Brașov 500025, Romania, +40 268 511 824

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When the city meets nature

A marvellous view of the city and the Tampa Hill adorned with Brasov’s Hollywood-like sign. Go up to the White Tower and take some strikingly beautiful photos from on high.

White Tower, Calea Poienii, Brașov, România, +40 268 472 350

Winter in Brasov

When winter approaches in Brasov
When winter approaches in Brasov | © Andrei-Daniel Nicolae / Flickr
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Fairytale landscapes

Catch some stunning views from Brasov’s Citadel and be amazed by the beautiful scenery that is spread out in front of your eyes.

Brasov Citadel, Strada Maior Ion Cranța, Brașov, România

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Awe-inspiring panoramic views

Every visit to Brasov should include a cable-car ride to Tampa Hill where superb views are just waiting to impress you. This panoramic view will make you fall in love with the city.

Cable Car, Aleea Tiberiu Brediceanu, Brașov, România

The two-toned city

Overlooking Brasov from the Tampa Hill
Overlooking Brasov from the Tampa Hill | © pozek / Pixabay
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The majestic mountains

Near Brasov, Poiana Brasov mountain resorts lure ski, snowboard and sleigh lovers all winter long, while in summer, people can wander, breathe in the fresh air of the mountains and enjoy the picturesque landscapes. By taking the road towards Poiana Brasov, captivating panoramas will be revealed in front of your eyes.

Poiana Brasov, Romania

Amazing mountain hikes

Views from Postavaru Mountain
Views from Postavaru Mountain | © Gabriel / Flickr

From Poiana Brasov, you can catch some views of the astonishing scenery by climbing up the mountains. A hike to Postavaru Massif will be rewarded with views that will make you feel on top of the world.

Breathtaking views from the cable car

Cable Car Ride to Postavarul Peak
Cable Car Ride to Postavarul Peak | © Gabriel / Flickr

You can take the cable car from Poiana Brasov to Postavaru Peak and relish the wondrous landscapes. In winter, the views are just there to be admired while skiing on the mountain slopes.

Cable Car, Brașov 500001, România