Alba Iulia

Alba Iulia



Alba Iulia is one of Romania's oldest cities and where the unification of Romania was declared twice, in 1599 and again in 1918. This historic city is worth a stop to see its 18th-century citadel (Cetatea), several churches and cathedrals, palaces and museums. One highlight is the Batthyaneum Library, which contains an extensive display of medieval books and art. You could easily spend a few hours there. 165 mi/265 northwest of Bucharest.

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