Prima Scoala Romaneasca, Brasov

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History Museum · Hidden Gem · Architectural Building
At Prima Scoala Romaneasca, sit behind the desks at which Romania's notable people learned to write their first letters. The school was built on the grounds of the 16th-century church of St. Nicholas and remained in use until 1941. Find out more about the beginnings of typography in Brasov in the Coresi room. The library stores 6,000 schoolbooks. At the museum next door, see the oldest Bible printed on goat skin, the oldest letter in the Romanian language written in the Latin alphabet, and the first Romanian printing press. Ask the school guide to demonstrate how the printing press operates. Put Prima Scoala Romaneasca at the forefront of your travel plans using our Brasov online holiday planner.
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  • Visiting "Prima scoala romaneasca" in Brașov has been a highlight of my vacation. It felt as if I traveled back in time, in a wonderful world of Romanian culture and history, beautifully narrated by....  more »
  • It is a small and intimate school, it recreates the atmosphere of the past centuries, besides a true cultural and especially spiritual treasure. Not only do I recommend a visit there but I consider...  more »
  • Worth the time. The priest working there is a very intelligent hardworking man full of knowledge. He is able to say so many about the exposition. It just gives good past vibes. 100% should visit and donate.
  • The host is an amazing guy who has a lot of history knowledge. I totally loved the host and the way he presented the museum.
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