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Brasov (Kronstadt) medieval town

 

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Established on an ancient Dacian site in the 13th century by Teutonic knights, BRASOV [bräˈSHōv] became a German mercantile colony in the 13th century named Kronstadt.

The Saxons built ornate churches and townhouses, protected by a massive wall that still remains

 

Read more: lonelyplanet. Brasov History

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Taken on August 30, 2012