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July-August 2007

Poarta Ecaterina - simbol al Braşovului
Ecaterina's Gate
La Porte Ecaterina
La Porta Ecaterina
"Serbările Medievale" ale Braşovului
Braşov's Medieval Feasts
Les Fêtes Médiévales de Brasov
Le Feste Medievali di Brasov
200 de ani de prezenţă evreiască în Braşov
Graveyards and Culture
Cimetières et culture
Cimiteri e cultura
Zilele Sânpetrului
Sanpetru?s Days
Les Jours de Sanpetru
I Giorni di Sanpetru
Turism de cinci stele la Braşov
Aro Palace Excellence
L?excellence à Aro Palace
La compiutezza di Aro Palace
Zilele Codlei ? Kronenfest 2007
Codlea?s Days
L?excellence à Aro Palace
I Giorni di Codlea
Ţara Făgăraşului
Fagaras?s Land
Le Pays de Fagaras
Il Paese di Fagaras
?Mondialele? de toacă la Victoria
World Bell Board Contest
Les cloches en bois
La gara di simandro
Târgul de la Moieciu
Moieciu Summer Fair
La Foire d?Ete Moieciu
La Fiera d?Estate Moieciu
Zilele Tărlungeniului
Tarlungeni?s Days
Les Jours de Tarlungeni
I Giorni di Tarlungeni
Zilele Predealului
Predeal?s Days
Les Jours de Predeal
I Giorni di Predeal
Diplomă europeană pentru Piatra Craiului
European Diploma for Piatra Craiului
Diplôme Européenne pour Piatra Craiului
40 de ambasadori la Braşov
40 Ambassadors at Brasov
40 ambassadeurs à Brasov
40 ambasciatori a Brasov
Collaboration Brasov-Montbéliard
Collaboration Brasov-Montbéliard
Collaborazione Brasov-Montbéliard
Schimb de experienţă Veneto ? Braşov
Consulenza italiana per Brasov
Diploma europeo per Piatra Craiului
Colaborare intre Brasov si Montbeliard

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Fagaras?s Land


The Association for Tourism Promotion and Development of Brasov county opened a touring information point at Fagaras, to promote the history, the culture and the traditions of Transylvania, specially those of Tara Fagarasului (Fagaras?s Land). The County Council Brasov intends to attract the maximum number of tourists in this area of reach resources and wonderful places, people and ancient customs.
Tara Fagarasului is one of the most ancient and important Romanian compact settlement areas of Transylvania. It belongs to the sub-Carpathian regions where the history of the Romanian people was made. Located in the middle the Romanian settlement area, Tara Fagarasului profoundly marked the history of the Romanian medieval society.

The Wooden Coin

The history of Fagaras town is intimately connected to Tara Fagarasului? one. The town?s name comes from ?fagaras?, which means ?wooden coin?, the currency used to pay the settlement?s builders. This kind of coins has been conserved till today and can be seen at the local History Museum.

The Stronghold of Fagaras

The stronghold was built at the end of XIV century, on the site of an ancient earthen citadel erected in the XII century. It was transformed in fastened castle in the 16th centuries, to become a royal residence a century later. The Stronghold of Fagaras was built in the middle of the vastest feudal realm of Transylvania, encompassing 20 burgs and 52 villages. The citadel stimulated the development of corporations, especially tanners and potters. It became an important political and social centre and a luxurious residence for princes and palatines.

Visiting program

Monday- Friday: 8.00 ? 18.00
Saturday ? Sunday: 9.00 ? 17.00

Further information

The Association for Tourism Promotion and Development Brasov
500003 ? Brasov
23 Ecaterina Varga Street
Tel./Fax: +40 268 474 288
E-mail: apdt@brasovtourism.com
Contact person: Andreea Mălureanu ? Executiv Manager


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