Rope Street - Strada Sforii, Brasov

#6 of 20 in Historic Sites in Brasov
Historic Walking Area · Tourist Spot
Squeeze through the corridor of Rope Street - Strada Sforii, one of the narrowest streets in Europe. First mentioned in 17th-century documents, the street was originally constructed as a connection between two other streets. The 80 m (260 ft) corridor was used for many years as a passage for firemen. Nearly every visitor can spread his arms and touch the walls, since the broadest part of the street is 132 cm (52 in) wide. Today the street is a lovers' meeting place and a favorite spot for tourists and photographers. Take a look at our Brasov trip itinerary builder site to schedule your visit to Rope Street - Strada Sforii and learn about what else to see and do during your holiday.
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  • Third narrowest street in Europe, it was build as a safe passage for firefighters centuries ago. Unfortunately all the walls are painted by vandals called graffiti geeks.  more »
  • The city has so much to offer - I have no idea why a small alley has such a large amount of hubub around it - it is an alley that is called a street. Cute, yes, but there is not much to do or see...  more »
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