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*** Alba Iulia - Alba Carolina Citadel *** A town coated by the legendary halo of the great historical events that took place within its ancient walls, Alba Iulia has deeply got into the Romanian people's mind and soul. No other Transylvanian town...more
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Calea Motilor, nr. 5A, Alba Iulia 510134, Romania
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Nice view and great place with much history. It’s a must to visit if you arrive in Alba Iulia. Can find good restaurants

Thank MihaiDeleanu
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

It is a super place to visit! The castle is alo a wedding destination and photo shooting choise. Currently renovated. You have everithing you need inside and if you go at national important dates you can also witness some shows like the changing of the...More

Thank ArabellaBoghi070991
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited this place as a couple and it was nice but a bit overrated. We had a nice meal in a lovely restaurant and walked about for several hours. We heard is great but I would say is just nice. I would recomend though...More

Thank MARIUSC923
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Citadel is definitely worth a visit if you are near Alba iulia. It's easy to find from the station - about 30 mins walk and there are buses I believe. There is a good explanation of the various buildings and the Museum is very...More

Thank David T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We spend couple of hours here through our Transylvania tour and was quite pleasant, full of significant buildings for the history of Romanians, some places selling nibbles and drinks, but the best part was actually the walk around the exterior walls of the citadel, they...More

Thank Adicosuk
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The services was poor even if the place was not crowdy...Maybe next time they will get more profesional workers....it s rhe best way to succeed

Thank catalin669
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Go there! It's worth going and spending a week in Transylvania. The Citadel of Alba Julia is littered with old monumental buildings and nice squares. Have a coffee by the Catholic Cathedral and if you're good at taking pictures, you just love it!

Thank Teodor T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It's very important place for the Romanians. Here Romanian country was settled. At noon in the Saturdays and Sundays changing guar4d ceremony is held with the medieval cannon salvo. Nice orthodox and roman catholic cathedrals, remains of the Romans legions. The citadel as you can...More

1  Thank RichardFasz
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

There are a few other places that are so important in Romanian history as the Alba-Carolina citadel. It is connected with the 1st unification of Romanian countries under Michael the Brave in 1601, the peasant revolt of Horea in 1784 and the birth of modern...More

1  Thank Daniel V
Reviewed 13 August 2018 via mobile

If you love history, you must visit this citadel. Renovated, clean, not crowded, a good 1-2 hours walk around, depends how much you want to stay. We have visited it in a Sunday, a nice sunny day, but we had not the chance to take...More

1  Thank Carmen S
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scoobys-mchope
28 September 2016|
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Response from carmen u | Reviewed this property |
All the important parts are without paying anything: the walls, the cathedrals, the impressive gates etc. There is one part of The National Museum Unirii that is around 2€, for the Sala Unirii, entrance is free, for guide... More
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JoanJ77
16 July 2015|
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Response from AlbaIuliaCitadel | Property representative |
Hi Joan, sorry to hear that. Please feel free to use all our photos from Facebook: primariaalbaiulia. Best wishes and hope to see you soon in Alba Iulia. Alba Iulia Municipality Tourism Dept.
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