Transylvania Beyond

Alba Carolina Citadel

Transylvania Beyond
Alba Carolina Citadel

Alba Carolina Citadel, the largest citadel in Romania, at the heart of Alba Iulia, has a story that began more than 2,000 years ago, therefore being one of the cities with the richest history in Transylvania.

It is a fortress with Vauban bastions, built in the shape of a star with seven bastions, in the early eighteenth century in the city of Alba Iulia, on the Citadel Hill, the strategic role of defence fortification against the attack of the Ottoman Hapsburg Empire.

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