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Râșnov Citadel, Rasnov
(3.8/5 based on 460+ reviews on the web)
Râșnov Citadel, also known as the "fortress of fear," attracts ghost hunters because of its infamous well and the recent discoveries of human bones in the castle's basement. A group of knights from the Teutonic Order built the intimidating fortress, which later served as a refuge for peasants during foreign invasions in 1215. Learn the legend of the well built by two Turkish prisoners who were promised their freedom upon completing the task and then were betrayed. A feudal museum exhibits old weaponry, tools, stamps, and traditional dress. Look for a skeleton buried underneath a glass floor. You can also try archery at the castle, or rest in one of several cafes and restaurants. Plan to visit Râșnov Citadel and other customer-reviewed, writer-recommended Rasnov attractions using our Rasnov tour planner.
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  • Rasnov citadel was a pleasant discovery during our holiday, we choose for the long walk and it was well worth it once we reached the fortress which is definitely amazing. 
  • It's an OK fortress if you've never been to one. There are no dispays, though, and instead too many gift shops selling cheesy souvenirs. No, not cheese. Little toys, magnets, touristy items....The vie...  more »
  • A good place to visit in a rainy day.It is located in the hill near the Rasnov city.The entrance price is not too high so you should visit this if you are on the way in Brasov county or you are in Bra...  more »