is a forbidding concrete monolith that's surrounded by trees and bird song. Inside, it's not as bad as you might think, with parquet floors, Persian-style rugs and a marble staircase. All rooms have TV and phone with a big size bath and shower. * Wikipedia:Brașov Commons:Category:Brașov
it during the bank's regular business hours. If something goes wrong, like it swallows your card, or doesn't produce cash, you can easily go inside and get it fixed. Secondly, before entering a PIN, a message will show, usually in Romanian and English. This message will have a phone number on it, which corresponds to an ATM Support Fraud line for the bank in question. It's important to note this number down, just in case something happens. US travelers may want to use a Credit Card to withdraw cash in foreign countries in general. Visa has a Plus network, and MasterCard has the Cirrus and Maestro networks, both in use around the world. These networks allow you to withdraw cash for nominal ($2) fees. Using a credit card means that if your card is stolen, a worldwide support line is available to help you dispute charges, and, under certain circumstances, get a new card to you within a business week. A debit card doesn't have any of these features, and disputing charges can be much harder. Cope Getting out with the family or friends means a lot, since the average Braşov family only gets out 3-5 times per 1–2 months. In the summer, friends or family would go to a water park or a swimming pool (Such as Aqua Magic). Also hiking on nearby mountains is very popular. Biking is a new trend among young people and there are a lot of places to go for a cycling trip. In Winter,the family might ski on the slopes of Poiana Braşov and Predeal or skating on one of the skating rings within Braşov and Poiana Braşov. Around the year, there are festivals in Braşov, very popular for local people and not only. No matter the season, there is always something to do or visit in Braşov and nearby. Go next thumb 150px Râşnov fortress (File:Rasnov Cetatea1.jpg) * Râşnov, with its great fortress and abundant history is only 16 km away. It can be reached by bus from the Autogara 2 (also known as Autogara Codreanu), by train from the main station, by car towards Bran Piteşti, or by hitchhiking. * Bran * Rupea * Poiana Braşov - The most popular Romanian ski resort and an important tourist centre preferred by many tourists from Romania and abroad. It's easily accessible by car but there are regular buses operated by Braşov Transit (RAT Braşov) which can be taken from "Livada Poştei". ATV's, ski, luges and snowboards at a reasonable price. Poiana Braşov is host to a number of hotels, restaurant, cafe bars and some nice nightclubs. Two of the better known restaurants are Şura Dacilor (The Dacians' Barn) and Coliba Haiducilor (The Outlaws' Shack) which serve traditional food. Next to the road and near parking merchants sell manufactured wooden decorations or jewelry at a price lower than in downtown. * UNESCO World Heritage sites: the villages '''Prejmer''' and '''Viscri''' with fortified churches * '''Făgăraş''' fortress * Sighișoara, medieval fortified city listed by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site, 117 km away from Brașov, can be reached by train * Sibiu, European Capital of Culture 2007, a medieval city with excellent views of the surrounding landscapes, center of Romania's German minority since medieval times, 142 km away from Brașov, can be reached by train. Wikipedia:Brașov Commons:Category:Brașov
url http: www.ruraltourism.ro language Romanian publisher RuralTourism.ro title Bine ati venit pe site-ul de promovare a pensiunilor agroturistice din Romania !!! accessdate 2008-08-28 Other major natural attractions, such as the Danube Delta, the Iron Gates (Danube Gorge), Scărișoara Cave and several other caves in the Apuseni Mountains have yet to receive great attention. Peleș Castle (Sinaia), built between
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good music. * * Organ concerts at the '''Black Church'''. June, September: Tuesday 18.00 - 18.30; July, August: Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday, 18.00 - 18.30, ticket price 8 lei (€1.8) *
broadcast. We had interviews, information, interpretations of some political interpretations, older press articles announcing open street protests against Ceauşescu." * Spas and health resorts (:Category:Spa towns in Romania) (Băile Herculane, Băile Felix, Sovata) * Cultural cities of Sibiu, Brașov, Iaşi, Târgu Mureş, Timişoara, Cluj-Napoca, Bucharest and Alba Iulia * Museums (List of museums in Romania) '''Andrei Mureșianu''' (
. In the 17th and 19th centuries, the Romanians in Șchei campaigned for national, political, and cultural rights, and were supported in their efforts by Romanians from all other provinces, as well as by the local Greek merchant community. In 1838 they established the first Romanian language newspaper ''Gazeta Transilvaniei'' and the first Romanian institutions of higher education (''Școlile Centrale Greco-Ortodoxe'' - "The Greek-Orthodox Central Schools", today named after
; Sport The city has a long tradition in sports, the first sport associations being established at the end of the 19th century (Target shooting Association, Gymnastics School). The Transylvanian Sports Museum is among the oldest in the country and presents the evolution of consecrated sports in the city. During the communist period, universiades and daciades (derived from "dacian") were held, where local sportsmen were obliged to participate. Nowadays, the infrastructure of the city
ton bell, the biggest in Romania, an impressive 4,000 pipe organ built in 1839 by Carl August Buchholz (1796–1884) which is played during weekly concerts, as well as a rich collection of Anatolian carpets (donated in the Middle Ages by Transylvanian Saxon merchants). * The old '''Synagogue''' is located in the str. Poarta Schei, 29. Opening hours are daily from 10-16 h. *
'''Brașov''' ( ; Medieval Latin: ''Brassovia'' or ''Corona''; 1950–1960: ''Orașul Stalin'') is a city in Romania and the administrative centre of Brașov County.
According to the last Romanian census, from 2011, there were 253,200 people living within the city of Brașov, making it the 7th most populous city in Romania, and the metropolitan area (Braşov metropolitan area) is home to 369,896 residents.
Brașov is located in the central part of the country, about from the Black Sea. It is surrounded by the Southern Carpathians and is part of the Transylvania region.
The city is notable for being the birthplace of the national anthem of Romania (Deșteaptă-te, române!) and for hosting the Golden Stag International Music Festival (Golden Stag Festival).