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  • Very good34%
  • Average26%
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  • Terrible1%
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“great view”(16 reviews)
“cable car”(18 reviews)
“by foot”(11 reviews)
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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Deva 337450, Romania
+40 31 417 8522
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All reviews great view cable car by foot restoration work funicular ride worth a visit great place to visit outer walls entire city surrounding countryside nice place takes minutes highest level stairs to climb an unforgettable experience enjoy the view hill
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nice walk towards the fortress, especially in good weather. What I would like- some sort of vending machine for snacks and water up there, in case I forget to bring.

Thank Raluca F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The fortress is quite large and well restored. You can have a circular walk around the walls, go inside on one side and leave on another. The view on the top is nice and gives you a perspective on how things were on the old...More

Thank SoBrasov
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We saw the fortress as we arrived in Deva, and visited the next day. The cable car up to the Fortress is an amazing experience all by itself, and 20 Lei per person (around £4) was well worth the trip! On the Fortress you can...More

Thank T J
Reviewed 29 August 2018 via mobile

Partly in ruins, but nice arranged. Great panorama view of city and lanscape. Entrance is free and cable car ticket cost about 3 eur for up and down. Parking is free too and have a lot of space. Nearby souvenir shops and toilet. Waiting for...More

Thank Duci_No1
Reviewed 16 August 2018

A 16th century citadel who is not finished her rebuilding is surprising us with a stunning 360 grades view far away, You can see the Retezat mountains nore than 40 km away with snow on tops even in a summer day.

Thank Corina Violeta O
Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

The entrance is free, the view is amazing, but basically only the walls and the towers surrounding the fortress are still standing. You won't find chambers or exhibitions to see... It is also a nice climb if you arrive on a day when the furnicular...More

Thank Anamaria D
Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

Great ascesion. Top view from above the city. Be carefull if trying this with small kids; younger than six.

Thank Dan N
Reviewed 31 July 2018

The fortress stands tall at the heart of Deva, overlooking the city and the beautiful fields and forests around. There are some stairs to climb , but the view is worth it. Definitely a stop if you pass by Deva. Enjoy the view!

Thank Razvan S
Reviewed 12 July 2018 via mobile

Worth a visit by foot or using the televabin. Make sure you have the audioguide or read about the history of the castle.

Thank Magor_K
Reviewed 5 July 2018 via mobile

While the central part of the citadel is closed there are circular walks around the inner and outer walls. Restoration of these walls is good and there are a few explanations in English. It is an imposing building and the views are great. The funicular...More

Thank sleepybexhill
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