Tururi virtuale


Nr: 84-86
July-September 2011

Inima românilor a bătut la unison, la Nurnberg
The heart of Romanians beat at the same time in Nurnberg
Rumänen in Nürnberg an ihre Heimat erinnert
A románság szíve együtt dobbant Nürnbergben
Bastionul Postăvarilor, redat turiştilor
Drapers' Bastion is given back to tourists
Tuchmacherbastei offen für Besucher
Látogatható a Posztósok bátyája
Zilele Codlei – Kronenfest 2011
The Days of Codlea – Kronenfest 2011
Die Zeidner Tage – Kronenfest 2011
Feketehalmi Napok – Kronenfest 2011
Zilele Dumbrăviţei, Ediţia a VI-a
The 6th Edition of the Days of Dumbrăviţa
Dumbrăviţa-Tage, die VI. Auflage
VI. Szúnyogszéki Napok
Feldioara şi Cavalerii Teutoni
Feldioara and the Teutonic Knights
Marienburg und der Deutsche Orden
Földvár és a teuton lovagok
Festivalul de aviaţie Ghimbav
The aviation festival Ghimbav
Luftmeeting bei Weidenbach/Ghimbav
Repül?sfesztivál Vidombákon
Zilele Măieruşului, Ediţia a II-a
The Days of Maierus, the 2nd edition
Die Nussbacher Tage, zweite Auflage
II. Szászmagyarósi Községnapok
Turnirul Cetăţilor
The Fortresses` Tournament
Das Turnier der Burgen
Középkori Várak Lovagi Tornája
Festivalul Ecvestru, Râşnov 2011
The Equestrian Festival, Rasnov 2011
Das Reitfestival Rosenau 2011
Lovasfesztivál, Barcarozsnyó 2011
Peter Maffay şi Centrul de Copii Roadeş
Peter Maffay and the Centre for Children Roades
Peter Maffay und das Kinderferienheim in Radeln
Peter Maffay és a rádosi Gyermekközpont
Invitaţie la Ucea
Invitation to Ucea
Einladung nach Ucea
Meghívó a községbe
Produse naturale din trandafiri
Products from natural roses
Naturprodukte aus Rosen
Rózsából fészült biotermékek

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Drapers' Bastion is given back to tourists



Drapers' Bastion from the Old Citadel of Brasov was rehabilitated and given back to the touristic circuit. The money resulted from the County Council Brasov, from the European Union, and from the United Nations. A rehabilitation project of the entire Citadel which started many years ago is thus ended. The inauguration of this historical vestige attracted tourists like a magnet, on the alley at the feet of Tampa. It is known that the Bastion was built by the goldsmiths' craft between years 1450-1455, and in 1640 it was taken over by drapers' craft. This is where its name comes from.

Inauguration with a brass band

The inauguration of the last bastion was done with guests, tourists and brass band concert performed by the pupils of Andrei Saguna National College.
"To me, the inauguration of this Bastion means a dream come true, because the rehabilitation of the entire citadel was started ten years ago. But we now manage to inaugurate Drapers' Bastion as well, ending the range of investments of the Citadel. The increase in the number of tourists can already be noticed and, according to statistics, we currently have 800,000 tourists per year. They come to visit the monuments, the historic centre of Brasov and some other interesting objectives.” declared the President of the County Council Brasov, Aristotel Cancescu on this occasion.

Short history

Drapers' Bastion was built on four elliptic wooden galleries levels with the diameter of 16 m. At the beginning the bastion was 20 m high. Its walls were 2 m thick and it used to have holes at the first level for law calibre cannons installation.
Passionate by the old Citadel, Aristotel Cancescu mentioned: "I've heard that there has been capital reparation in 1910, but the Citadel was not damaged that much back then , another one in 1952 and the last one in 1975, when an architect consolidated a bastion and two towers. No intervention has been done ever since up till ten years ago when we managed to get funds and rehabilitate the entire Citadel, giving it back to the touristic circuit."

Brasov, old cultural centre

Brasov is considered to be an old culture and economic life centre. The advantage: the fact that it is located at the crossroads of the main commercial road in the Middle Ages where the Saxons, Hungarians and Romanians used to live in peace. Today, Brasov represents an attraction for both Romanian and foreign tourists. So we would like to invite you pay a visit to Brasov, with several architectural, museum and natural objectives and charming surroundings. The Old Citadel represents the strong point for attracting tourists and waits the visitors to experiment the potential of the area.


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