The Rasnov Fortress was built in 1331, along with the city with the same name. The fortress was often confused with the city, because of the same name and so various names was created: Rosarum (1388), Rosenaw (1413), Rosnyo (1585).
Along with Prejmer and Harman fortified churches the Rasnov stone keep was attacked for over 1500 time and was never conquered. In the Tartar invasion of the 1335 year, it has been said that the Tartar Leader has lost half of his men driven by the desire of taking over the keep, but without any success. Eleven nearby villages were dependent of the protection of this beautiful fortress.
Also the Rasnov fortress have the deepest fountain from Europe. It was built in the 17 century by 2 Turkish prisoners. Overlooking the surrounding with his greatness, as soon as you will get closer will start to feel his power.
In the Rasnov stone keep wore made countless historical movies, like The Dacians, The Immortals, The Column directed by the great movie director Sergiu Nicolaescu.
Enjoy the pure history, adrenaline, a beautiful view with the Piatra Craiului mountains, Bucegi, Postavarul.
Full of legend and contrast the Bran Castle has become famous because of the Dracula movie.
Built in 1377, the Bran Castle was donated by the Brasov community to the Habsburg Empire in order to obtain some trading facilities and lower taxes. Then the castle was donated to the Queen Mary in 1920 to enter into the royal family good graces ( Ferdinand and queen Mary), but also as a token of appreciation for the sacrifice, heroism and involvement of the Queen Mary into the first world war, where next to the Romanian army they unite the three Romanian kingdoms Transylvania, Moldavia and Valachia having as result the unified Romania.
The place has become a military strategic point, with the role of protecting and control the commercial route, the movement of the tartar and Turkish ground troups, but also for the border between Transylvania and Valachia.
With an unique architectural style and very impressive, the Bran Castle will charm you at once.
Departure and return: Brasov
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• 1, 2 persons – 40 euros/group
• 3, 6 persons – 18 euros/person
• +6 persons – 12 euros/person
• 10-20 persons and larger groups – negotiable
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Availability: All year round.
• Transport with modern car/minivan
• English speaking tour guide
• Lunch and entrance fees at museums
• Bran Castle entrance fee – 40 Lei – adults/ 25 Lei – students
• Rasnov Fortress entrance fee – 12 Lei – adults/ 6 Lei – students