Starting with this year, tourists will have the opportunity to visit Brasov by carriage as well. The Traffic Committee within the Brasov City Hall endorsed the request of creating three tourist routes by carriages, in the historic centre, namely:
- Muresenilor - Eroilor-Agriselor - Iuliu Maniu - N. Iorga ? Muresenilor streets,
- Muresenilor - G. Baritiu - C. Brancoveanu - Piaţa Unirii ? Prundului - Aleea Tiberiu Brediceanu (or Poarta Schei - N. Balcescu) ?Eroilor - N. Iorga ? Muresenilor streets,
- Muresenilor ? Eroilor ? Brasov City Hall - col. Buzoianu streets ? the Fortress and return.
According to the representatives of the municipality, three carriages shall be used, each of them with two horses which shall be parked in the courtyard of the Catholic Church on Muresenilor street.
"The initiative of Brasov City Hall giving tourists the opportunity to visit Brasov by carriage is more than welcomed and completes the "Tourist Bus" investment of Brasov County Council which is quite successful and which has already transported thousands of individuals to the most important cultural, historical and tourist attractions of Brasov City.
The creation of these tourist routes by carriage in the historical centre provides tourists a way of leisure in a medieval space. " declared Mihai Pascu, Vice-President of Brasov County Council.
Other tourism development projects are carried out by Brasov City Hall using European funds. Referring to these projects, Mayor George Scripcaru said: "I would like to remind the "Arrangement of Poiana Brasov tourist area - Leisure and entertainment premises" project funded by the Regional Operational Programme 2007-2013. It is an important project for Brasov, aimed at creating recreational and leisure spaces in Poiana Brasov. It offers tourists a variety of leisure facilities. Poiana Brasov is one of our priorities and such development includes all aspects from ski infrastructure, access to Poiana Brasov, creation of parking spaces to the leisure centre where tourists will have the opportunity to come and play bowling, billiards, they will have a climbing wall, the same as skateboard and bike lanes. Deadline for completion: December 2014."
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