Alba Iulia

Alba Iulia

One of the most spectacular medieval fortresses, designed by  Marquis de Vauban, is Alba Carolina – the largest citadel in Romania, located in the city of Alba Iulia.

Alba Iulia is an iconic place named:

“The Capital of the Union”
The capital of the Roman Empire’s province of Dacia
The Medieval capital of Transylvania
The first capital of the Kingdom of Romanians in the Middle Ages
The place where  Romania was defined as a modern nation
And the place where the first king Ferdinand I and Mary of Greater Romania was crowned
Alba Iulia is where Romanians celebrate Romania’s National Day
“The other capital” of Romania

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