Tampa Mountain | May13 | May13

Tampa Mountain | May13 |

  Tampa Mountain Brasov, Romania   Tampa is a mountain, part of the Postavarul Massif, located in the southern part of the Eastern Carpathians (alternatively categorized as in the Curvature Carpathians) and almost entirely surrounded by the city of Brasov. Its elevation is 960 m (995 m according to some sources), almost 400 m above the city. The mountain is mostly made up of limestone formations, having risen up gradually from the Earth’s crust.   © Liviu Hrituleac |...

Black Church | May06 | May06

Black Church | May06 |

  Black Church Brasov, Romania   Called the “Black Church” on account of the fire that ravaged Brasov in 1689 and blackened its walls, Biserica Neagra or Black Church is a cathedral in Brașov, a city in south-eastern Transylvania, Romania. It was built by the German community of the city and stands as the main Gothic style monument in the country, as well as being the largest and one of the most important Lutheran places of worship in the region.   © Liviu Hrituleac |...

Iasi National Theater | Apr21 | Apr21

Iasi National Theate...

  Iaşi National Theater Iasi, Romania   The oldest national theatre and one of the most prestigious theatrical institutions in Romania. In 1956 it was given the name of the renowned Romanian playwright and poet Vasile Alecsandri.   ©Liviu Hrituleac |...

Brasov | Apr16 | Apr16

Brasov | Apr16 |

  Brasov Romania   Centrally located, Brasov is a good starting point for trips around Romania. The city is situated at fairly equal distances from several tourism destinations in the country: the Black Sea resorts, the monasteries in northern Moldavia, and the well-preserved wooden churches of Maramures. It is also the largest city in a mountain resorts area. The old city is very well preserved and is best seen by taking the cable-car to the top of Tampa Mountain.   © Liviu Hrituleac |...

Council House | Feb18 | Feb18

Council House | Feb18 |

  Council House  Brasov, Romania   Council House is located in the middle of the Council Square in Brasov, Romania. Is the most important building in the Brasov Council Square and was built in 1420. The Square (Piaţa Sfatului in Romanian) obtained its right to held markets in 1520, but it has been the place for annual markets since 1364 being visited by merchants from the country and abroad. The houses surrounding the square speak of a rich history.   © Liviu Hrituleac |...

Sunset over Brasov | Feb04 | Feb04

Sunset over Brasov | Feb04 |

  Sunset Brasov, Romania   Brasov, one of the biggest Romanian cities is located in the central part of the country, about 166 km north of Bucharest. It is surrounded by the Southern Carpathians and is part of the Transylvania region. Founded by the Teutonic Knights in 1211 on an ancient Dacian site and settled by the Saxons as one of the seven walled citadels, Brasov exudes a distinct medieval ambiance.   © Liviu Hrituleac |...

Tampa Mountain | Dec01 | Dec01

Tampa Mountain | Dec01 |

  Tampa Mountain Brasov, Romania   Brașov is a city in Romania and the capital of Brașov County. According to the last census, from 2002, there were 284,596 people living within the city of Brașov, making it the 8th most populated city in Romania. Brașov is located in the central part of the country, about 166 km north of Bucharest. It is surrounded by the Southern Carpathians and is part of the Transylvania region.   © Liviu Hrituleac |...