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Brasov: How to see it from the sky

Brasov is often referred to as “the city at the foot of Mount Tampa”.  The town’s original defense fortress was built on this mount but, when Vlad Tepes (the Impaler) attacked Brasov in 1459-1460, the citadel was dismantled, and forty merchants were impaled on the top of Mount Tampa. Brasov was originally Stalin City In…