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Fagaras Fortress

Mihai Viteazul no. 1, Fagaras, Romania
+40 268 211 862
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Mihai Viteazul no. 1, Fagaras, Romania
+40 268 211 862
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The fortress is well preserved. You can visit it outside where you can find the prison tower where the anticomunist ressistance was held. Inside you can visit the museum and the throne room ( you can take a photo on the throne). In the exterior...More

Thank Alexandru D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Although we didn't visited the interior of the fortress, I can say it is well preserved and you can imagine the old times people lived there. Amazing, this location was the host of a house/techno/ alternative festival (Murmur Festival), felt really good there. I recommend...More

Thank ralu_seby
Reviewed 17 July 2017 via mobile

Leaving Sibiu to Brasov we visited Fagaras Fortress, one of the largest and well preserved in Romania. You should take the exteriour tour and watch the swans in the surrounding defending channels. Inside some things are "too new" but there are many genuine rooms and...More

1  Thank Catalin T
Reviewed 25 June 2017 via mobile

I strongly recommend this place for visiting. It is a treasure of information, nice structure of the fortress, very nice museum inside, very well prepared staff and guides. In my point of view it is a must for everyone who is visiting the region. Worth...More

1  Thank Sorin G
Reviewed 22 June 2017

So one of our day trips was to see this fortress. I checked the website and it was to be open however, we drove over an hour and when we got there it was closed. Such a shame since the outside is incredible and I...More

Thank formykids12
Reviewed 17 June 2017

I really enjoyed my visit to Fagaras Fortress with its fine towers and bastions, in what was the residence of the princes of Transylvania and their wives during the 16th and 17th centuries. Built in 1310, on the site of a former 12th century wooden...More

1  Thank Lee A
Reviewed 14 June 2017 via mobile

We were passing by and decided that we should pay a visit since we were around. It was a good decision! I was amazed by how big the fortress is and by how well it is taking care off. It has romanian and english description...More

Thank Madalina_Dumi
Reviewed 6 June 2017 via mobile

Very nice old castle surrounded by a moat in which many swans can be seen. You can book a tour to explore the interior of the castle. Also a nice place to just relax.

Thank Ronny R
Reviewed 4 June 2017 via mobile

The fortress is really nice and a lot of areas are accessible to visit. The throne room and museum are quite interesting to visit! A must if you are in the area or just passing by!

Thank christianlac
Reviewed 2 June 2017

Touristic visit recommended for all ages ! The castle is excellent renovated ! Very friendly staff !

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14 April 2016|
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Response from miru123 | Reviewed this property |
Unfortunately, monday the fortress is closed, like all museums. Tuesday-friday: 08:00-17:00 Saturday-sunday: 09 - 17 You should come at least 1 hr before closing time. Best regards!
31 July 2015|
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Response from Elphax | Reviewed this property |
15 lei, closed on Mondays in the summer muzeufagaras.ro/vizitare/