Mount Tampa, Brasov

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Walk up one of the twisting trails or ride a cable car to reach the top of Mount Tampa, which offers panoramic views of the city. The mountain rises 900 m (2,952 ft) above sea level as a natural landmark that divides the new area of the town with condos and factories from its medieval section. You'll be able to distinguish the old German district of the town because of its red roofs. From the top, you can walk over the ridges of the hills following the marked trails to higher altitudes. The shaded alley along the side of the old fortress walls at the foot of the hill is a popular strolling spot. Add Mount Tampa to your Brasov travel itinerary, and discover new vacation ideas by using our Brasov trip planning tool .
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  • I can never get bored of the amazing views from the top. You can hike all the way up or take the "telecabina" which is costing you 17 lei per person (about $5 US dollars) to go up and come back down. ...  more »
  • You can see entire city's panorama from above. This mountain is used for hiking or to run. Beautiful place, with bears, too under the Sunset. :) So take care.  more »
  • The views are nice but it is crowded. Personally the cartel seems ugly to the Hollywood of Brasov and also once up nor is there a ready viewpoint, only you can stroll between irons of the cartel. Gondola Sinaia much better, better views and more space and less crowded.
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As one of the largest and most visited cities in Romania, Brasov offers a full range of accommodations, from guesthouses and budget lodging, to mid-range and premium hotels. Stay in the historical city center, close to the famous Black Church, to fully enjoy what the city has to offer and to be near to the sights. It's best to book your stay in advance. If you find yourself in need of immediate lodging, find a reputable information center and inquire--avoid solicitors that may approach you in the train station regarding accommodations. Be sure to inquire whether or not your hotel provides hot water, as this is not always a given here.
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