Rasnov Citadel Rasnov Citadel is an old fortress built on a mountaintop in Rasnov, Brasov county, Romania. It is partially in ruins, just as much as to look picturesque and medieval. Rasnov citadel was built as part of a defense system for the Transylvanian villages in the area, that were exposed to all sorts of...Continue reading
Category: Castles & Fortresses
Castles are declared historic monuments by the Romanian Culture Ministry. This is a list of castles in Romania.
Alba Iulia is a city with a monumental historical significance. It is where the Great Union took place in 1918 and also the coronation of the kings Ferdinand I and Mary, the first monarchs of Greater Romania. The Alba Carolina Citadel is the largest citadel in Romania and has a heptagonal shape, with a...Continue reading
Pekri Castle – Ozd – Mures county Transylvania History: Upon the hilltop of Ozd, you can find a rectangular castle looking down majestically to the village. The castle has massive towers in its four corners. Built in renascence style with baroque and a few Gothic elements in the year 1682 by Pekri Lorincz, one of the...Continue reading
Posada Castle or the Bibescu Castle at Comarnic History: Posada castle was built between 1842 si 1848 by Gheorghe Bibescu the ruler of Valachia at the time (also known as Bibescu Voda). The castle was built in the perfect scenery, straight from the fairy tales. It was meant to be a hunting manor, the like of the mountain...Continue reading
Banffy Castle – the Transylvanian Versailles History: 7 centuries of history – a castle in the heart of Transylvania not to be missed. Banffy Castle from Bontida is one of the representative castles for the Transylvanian baroque style. Before becoming a castle, on this place, there is a documented mansion since 1640. The bu...Continue reading