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*** Alba Iulia - Alba Carolina Citadel *** A town coated by the legendary halo of the great historical events that took place within its ancient walls, Alba Iulia has deeply got into the Romanian people's mind and soul. No other Transylvanian town...more
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Calea Motilor, nr. 5A, Alba Iulia 510134, Romania
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All reviews at noon roman times star shaped amazing place walk around rent a bike romanian history guard change union hall takes place nice place to visit the main attraction in town citadel walls transylvania restoration
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Reviewed 5 days ago

the Citadel of Alba Iulia is maybe the most important citadel in Europe built in Vauban shape,named after the architect Vauban,meaning that it is a Citadel in the shape of a seven pointed star ; the Citadel was built between 1715- 1733 during the rule...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

You must have the experience of visiting the fortress by foot or by electric car. The fortress was largely renovated and enriched with bronze statuettes presenting people from different social classes in several hypostases. Also changing the guard is something new

Thank Raz m
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I had an interesting experience. Must visit at 12pm when Changing of the Guard thakes place. Great history and architecture!

Thank Iulia_m25
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The citadel is a magical place, where you can find something for any taste....history, wonderful sculptures, bohemian squares, caffės, old cathedrals, souvenirs.....and peace and serenity. You won't regret visiting it!!

Thank angelaelenadavid000
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

At the entrance to this ancient and special area, there is a sense of going back in time. The wall, the buildings and the statues.... All create a special atmosphere. Parking is free. A beautiful place that worth a visit of at least two hours.

Thank Eyal A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great place to visit, learn about Romanian history. Visit the cathedral, both orthodox and catholic, history museum and union hall, plus all other places around, the gates. I would recommend taking a mini cart tour, it's fast and you get to see most of the...More

Thank Adrian S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Nice view and great place with much history. It’s a must to visit if you arrive in Alba Iulia. Can find good restaurants

Thank MihaiDeleanu
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It is a super place to visit! The castle is alo a wedding destination and photo shooting choise. Currently renovated. You have everithing you need inside and if you go at national important dates you can also witness some shows like the changing of the...More

Thank ArabellaBoghi070991
Reviewed September 8, 2018 via mobile

We visited this place as a couple and it was nice but a bit overrated. We had a nice meal in a lovely restaurant and walked about for several hours. We heard is great but I would say is just nice. I would recomend though...More

Thank MARIUSC923
Reviewed September 3, 2018 via mobile

The Citadel is definitely worth a visit if you are near Alba iulia. It's easy to find from the station - about 30 mins walk and there are buses I believe. There is a good explanation of the various buildings and the Museum is very...More

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scoobys-mchope
September 28, 2016|
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Response from carmen u | Reviewed this property |
All the important parts are without paying anything: the walls, the cathedrals, the impressive gates etc. There is one part of The National Museum Unirii that is around 2€, for the Sala Unirii, entrance is free, for guide... More
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JoanJ77
July 15, 2015|
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Response from AlbaIuliaCitadel | Property representative |
Hi Joan, sorry to hear that. Please feel free to use all our photos from Facebook: primariaalbaiulia. Best wishes and hope to see you soon in Alba Iulia. Alba Iulia Municipality Tourism Dept.
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