Brasov, in the province of Transylvania, is one of the most visited cities in Romania. With its medieval setting amidst wild hill country, Brasov has plenty to do and see, whether you are there for a two week vacation or just a weekend. Brasov hotels range from the expensive, four star Aro Palace, to more economical accommodation. Among the less expensive hotels in Brasov are the Hotel Postavarul and the Hotel Coroana. For information on discount hotels, Brasov cheap hotels and other budget accommodation, check EasyToBook.com.
Dating back to the 15th century, Brasov is rich in history. In the heart od medieval Brasov is the walled city of Piata Sfatului, and within the fortress is Casa Sfatului, a council house built in 1410. It is topped by the Trumpeter’s Tower, and now houses the Brasov Historical Museum. Also of interest is the famous Black Church, said to be the largest Gothic Church between Vienna and Istanbul. Visitors will also want to see the Hirscher House, the Art Museum and the Weavers’ Bastion Museum. You can take a cable car to Mount Tampa, where Vlad Tepes (Dracula) impaled 40 Brasov merchants on sharp stakes.