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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
Calea Motilor, nr. 5A, Alba Iulia 510134, Romania
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Reviewed 6 days ago 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

Thank Carmen S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Citadel of Alba Iulia is the most beautiful place in Transilvania. You can visit museums, eat tasty food, eat street-food, drive a scooter around the Citadel and visit 2 cathedrals.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a complex of very impressive buildings - church and castle, that let you imagine the power and owe that was once associated with Alba Iulia. Hungarian kings burried in the church. Very interesting and enjoyable visit.

Thank Doron S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

There are impressive buildings all around, very well preserved. Besides of the two churches there's nothing else to do.More

Thank pepper_ze
AlbaIuliaCitadel, Guest Relations Manager at Citadel of Alba Iulia, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Have you seen the ceremony "Changing the Guard in the Citadel" at 12.00? The roman museum - Principia? The "Route of the Three Fortifications"? The Route of the Gates? The roman guards - Legio XIII Apulum and the reanactment show? Have you ride the horses...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It's the main attraction in Alba Iulia. It has seen improvements through the years. A pleasant walk . They also have bikes and all sort available for renting.

Thank Flavius G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The largest citadel in Romania is also the most beautiful one with so many things to do and see here.A must visit for romanians and foreigners who come to Romania!

Thank Adi D
Reviewed 8 July 2018 via mobile

Very beautiful place to go. It takes half of day to visit all of it. Lots of green, stories to hear, history to learn.

Thank Georgiana G
Reviewed 26 June 2018 via mobile

A nice citadel to walk around and learn about the history of the place. At 12 there is the changing of the guards which is fun. The place has a coffe shop and stalls of snacks and souvenirs. Also there is a monastery at the...More

Thank JonathanEastwood
Reviewed 24 June 2018

The citadel of Alba Julia is very nice and and interesting place to visit. Some places have paid entrance (museums and the romain-ruins), but the rest is open and free. We enjoyed walking next to the old and fortified walls of the citadel, from side...More

Thank Panz
Reviewed 19 June 2018 via mobile

We visited in the middle of a beautiful June Tuesday, and the crowd was not large. This site holds a lot of significance to Romanians, and most of the visitors seemed to be Romainian. Changing of the guard at noon was a highlight. The buildings...More

Thank Rich M
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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
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.