Council Square, Brasov

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Must see · Landmark · Tourist Spot
Lined with red-roofed medieval merchant houses evoking the region's German heritage, Council Square shows off Black Church, the town's most prominent landmark. You'll find a pillory in the middle of the square, where witches and other misfits were once scorned and punished. The square was named after the 15th-century council house, which is home to the town's history museum. The ancient watchtower, which today is part of the main building, is even older. Take a break at one of the many indoor or outdoor terraces or in the Renaissance Merchant's House, which has been turned into a restaurant. For Council Square and beyond, use our Brasov road trip planner to get the most from your Brasov vacation.
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  • What a pretty and delightful place! This square is the very heart of the old part of town, everything is beautifully restored and maintained, I just couldn't stop making pictures here :-)  more »
  • A nice square in Brasov old town. The square is lined with restaurants all around. Will recommend orgada restaurant at the square.  more »
  • very nice square of Brasov old city. there are a lot off excellent restaurants all a round. at night hardly recommended to reserve place, especially at weekends, Mediterra Restaurant is very recommended shops of cloth and shoos 2 main church, the black church and the Mănăstirea Francescană Sfântul church. all so near by there is the Beth Israel Synagogue, Poarta Ecaterinei, Șchei Gate
  • Love this place ... Specially on Christmas 💖
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