Situated at the heart of Romania, circled by the Carpathian Mountains’ arch, Brasov is an important economical, touristic, cultural and sports center, attested by documents as a medieval town since the XIIIth century settled on the territory of an old Neolithic location.

The ancient fortifications of the City are a landmark for any tourist: the Weavers’ Tower – the oldest in the country; Ecaterina’s Gate, the White Tower and the Black Tower are proofs of the medieval civilization. The Black Church – the most important monument of gothic art in the East of Europe, with a 4000 tubes organ and a world wide known organist – Eckhardt Schlandt – has a famous oriental rugs collection over passed in importance only by the Istanbul collections. Because of all these it is a touristic objective which cannot be detoured.

For hundreds of years Brasov was the centre of preserving Romanian traditions within the territory surrounded by the Carpathians. The museum architectural complex of the quarter Scheii in Brasov is composed of the first Romanian school in the country, sheltering printed works of the great scholar Diaconu Coresi, the Orthodox Church “Sf.Nicolae” and the Weavers’ Tower hosting the first document in Romanian: the famous letter of Neacsu from Campulung addressed to Jans Benkner, Mayor of Brasov.

The national hymn, lines by Andrei Muresanu, composed by Anton Pann, was first heard in Brasov. It is also in Brasov that the first Romanian operetta was played – Crai Nou by Ciprian Porumbescu. The Church “Sf. Bartolomeu” is the oldest building in town dated 1241 while the old headquarters of the authorities in the Middle Ages – Casa Sfatului – shelters the Museum of History. Brasov is also the starting gate for touristic routes in the Fagaras, Bucegi, Piatra Craiului, Piatra Mare, Iezer, Papusa and Postavarul mountains.

The fans of thrilling sensations may visit the Bran Castle, nicknamed “Dracula’s Castle” and those who wish to take part in sports can do so in the well known resort Poiana Brasov where alpine ski, fond ski, swimming, tennis, skating, golf as well as stadium sports are at home. Brasov was, is and will be the “land” of business men who are generously offered the most favorable conditions for relations and transactions of any kind. The complexes “Aro Palace”, “Coroana”, “Cetate”, and “Cerbul Carpatin” are as many unique opportunities for meetings, seminaries, symposiums, conferences, round tables and debates on large interest themes about the transactions within the market economy.

At the crossway of some important commercial routes between the Orient and the Occident, between Transylvania and Valachia, Brasov is rest place and advisor for contractors around the world, offering them boarding places and high ranked treat graded 2, 3 and even 4 stars…more then anywhere. In Brasov need and pleasure are the face and reverse of the same coin named fine life.

Between two transactions, those interested may visit and make trips, play sports according to wish and availability, visit museums, historic monuments, watch shows and operas in the middle of generous natural scenery situated at the feet of the mountains. Briefly, for any guest Brasov may be a life concentrate, qualification given also because of a generous surrounding nature too, with its forests purifying the air and enriching so much its charm that when looking down at Brasov from the Tampa or Belvedere on the way to Poiana, one feels like exclaiming, as so many Romanian or foreign tourists do: “But how is it possible to gather so much beauty in one place!”

Brasov in photos