This wide square, chock with cafes, was once the heart of medieval Braşov. In the centre stands the 1420 Council House (Casa Sfatului),...
Braşov Historical Museum
The old city hall today houses the two-floor, by-the-numbers Braşov Historical Museum, in which the history of the Saxon guilds is...
Mureşenilor House Memorial Museum
On Piaţa Sfatului's western side stands the charming Mureşenilor House Memorial Museum, which honours the family of Jacob Mureşan, the...
Gheorghe Dima State Philharmonic
Performing mainly between September and May, this orchestra has a fine reputation.
Settle into an umbrella-shaded wicker seat and ponder a menu of soups, salads, ice creams or a wide choice of spirits and coffees. The...
Hirscher House information
Opposite the historical museum is the Renaissance Hirscher House (built 1539–45), also known as the ‘Merchants House’. It was thoughtfully built by Apollonia Hirscher, the widow of Braşov mayor Lucas Hirscher, so that merchants could do business without getting rained on. Today it shelters a gallery.