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Breath the history's air: White Vauban citadel

Fortress

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They say it was a forbidden city until 2005 because it was a military unit.
 
They also say there is a Mathew bible from year 800 in the library and a disco bar in the former gun powder hall within southern wall.
 
It has the shape of a 7 pointed star – design invented by the engineer to King Louis XIV of France, the Marechal Vauban.
 
A sightseeing tour of the restored gates of this early 18 century fortress, considered to be the most representative Vauban fortification with bastions in Romania, is a must.
 
To enjoy the utmost of this experience, it is better to come at the beginning of the city’s touristic season (May) or with the winter (for Romania National Day) when there are official celebrations.

Cristina Paraschiv

Personal travel concierge and designer of exquisite experiences in Romania, Kryss has extensive knowledge about this less known destination. For the last over 18 years spent in hospitality field she enjoyed exploring countries like Malta, Germany, Austria and Czech Republic as much as revealing to others where and when to come on her native land to get the utmost of the still lively traditions, ...(Read More)

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