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Alba Iulia is located at an altitude of 270 m at a distance of 340 km from Bucharest, Cluj 100 km, 70 km to 241 km from Sibiu and Arad. The municipality is located within the perimeter formed by Ampoi river, the river Sebes, Apuseni Mountains and Plateau Transylvanian peaks.

The town itself is located on the first terrace of the Mures, forming a plain east of 8-10 km long and 2-4km wide. The western town is surrounded by wooded heights of the mountains Metal Mammoth Peak (630 m). To the east, over Mures, there are reddish clay hills of the Transylvanian plateau, eroded by the rivers Mures, Sebes and Secas, they form a series of ravines with interesting shapes and sparse vegetation. To the south are mountain peaks Sebes see with Surianu Peak (2245) and the top four (2130). Alba Iulia is located in the heart of the Transylvanian plateau, 460 5 'north latitude and 210 15' east longitude, 330 m altitude, in an area of interference of the hills descending from the mountains to the plains Trascău middle course of the Mures valley.

Alba Iulia was the first capital of the three Romanian provinces, capital de jure under Sigismund Bathory, and under the scepter of the great unifying ruler Michael the Brave.

On 1 November 1599 Michael the Brave came in Alba Iulia, realizing the political unification of Transylvania, Moldova and Romanian lands under his steering. City Keys have been handed Napragyi Bishop Demetrius, who became chancellor of Transylvania during the reign of Michael the Brave.

On 7 October 1698 took place in Alba Iulia Union Council of the Church of Rome, Anghel council chaired by Bishop Athanasius.
In Alba Iulia Grand National Assembly held on 1 December 1918, which led to the unification of Transylvania and Banat înfăptuirii Kingdom of Romania. .
Union of Transylvania, Banat, Crisana and Maramures with Romania was proclaimed on December 1, 1918 Declaration of Alba Iulia.

On 15 October 1922 took place in front of Reunification Cathedral, the coronation of King Ferdinand and Queen Mary, the act symbolizing the union of all Romanian historical provinces with the country, under the scepter of the same monarch.

On 6 May 1928 was organized by the National Peasant Party, in a vast campaign to topple the Liberal government, a meeting attended by about 100,000 citizens.

In 1933 the city of north-Italian town of Alba Iulia Alessandria donated a copy of the "Statue Lupoaicei" ("Lupa Capitolina"), as a sign of common Latin cultural heritage. On 13.04.2007 took place the official inauguration of the "Market Allessandria" in Alba Iulia, which is placed the statue "Lupa Capitolina", the symbol of brotherhood between Alba Iulia and Alessandria.
Following the administrative reform of 1968 the city became a municipality.

On 1 December 1990, in Alba Iulia was first celebrated National Day of Romania.

Today is a European city of Alba Iulia, Alba county, a beautiful city which houses a population of over 60,000 inhabitants. Carola White City, symbol of the city, is an impressive building that can be admired by anyone. Being an important tourist place, the city is constantly visited by tourists from around Europe.


Alba Iulia | Alba Iulia is located at an altitude of 270 m at a distance of 340 km from Bucharest, Cluj 100 km, 70 km to 241 km from Sibiu and Arad. The municipality is located within the perimeter formed by Ampoi river, the river Sebes, Apuseni Mountains and Plateau Transylvanian peaks

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Hotel Mariss, Alba Iulia

Hotel Mariss

   Score 8.3/10 out of 1 reviews

Alba Iulia, Transilvania, Romania

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Hotel Transilvania, Alba Iulia

Hotel Transilvania

   Score 9.6/10 out of 1 reviews

Alba Iulia, Transilvania, Romania

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      Last booking: 03/24/2022

    Hotel Hermes, Alba Iulia

    Hotel Hermes

       Score 9.9/10 out of 1 reviews

    Alba Iulia, Transilvania, Romania

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    La Maison De Caroline, Alba Iulia

    La Maison De Caroline

       Score 9.3/10 out of 2 reviews

    Alba Iulia, Transilvania, Romania

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    Hotel Cetate Imparatul Romanilor, Alba Iulia

    Hotel Cetate Imparatul Romanilor

    Score 5.8/10 out of 2 reviews

    Alba Iulia, Transilvania, Romania

    • Hotel with wi-fi Internet  
    • No transport provided

      Last booking: 04/29/2022

    Pensiunea Element, Alba Iulia

    Pensiunea Element

    Alba Iulia, Transilvania, Romania

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      Hotel Astoria, Alba Iulia

      Hotel Astoria

      Alba Iulia, Transilvania, Romania

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      Pensiunea Ma, Alba Iulia

      Pensiunea Ma

      Alba Iulia, Transilvania, Romania

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        Ave Alba, Alba Iulia

        Ave Alba

        Alba Iulia, Transilvania, Romania

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          Theodora Golf Resort, Alba Iulia

          Theodora Golf Resort

             Score 9.6/10 out of 1 reviews

          Alba Iulia, Transilvania, Romania

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            Vila Steaua Nordului, Alba Iulia

            Vila Steaua Nordului

            Alba Iulia, Transilvania, Romania

            • Hotel with indoor pool  
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            Casa Cu Nuc, Alba Iulia

            Casa Cu Nuc

            Alba Iulia, Transilvania, Romania

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              Parc Hotel , Alba Iulia

              Parc Hotel

              Alba Iulia, Transilvania, Romania

              • Hotel with parking  
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              Pension Marylou, Alba Iulia

              Pension Marylou

              Alba Iulia, Transilvania, Romania

                • No transport provided
                Aparthotel Crema Residence, Alba Iulia

                Aparthotel Crema Residence

                Alba Iulia, Transilvania, Romania

                • All Inclusive  
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                Casa Traiana Pension, Alba Iulia

                Casa Traiana Pension

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                Alba Iulia, Transilvania, Romania

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                  Complex Prestige, Alba Iulia

                  Complex Prestige

                  Alba Iulia, Transilvania, Romania

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                    Pension Terra, Alba Iulia

                    Pension Terra

                    Alba Iulia, Transilvania, Romania

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                      George Enescu Apartments, Alba Iulia

                      George Enescu Apartments

                      Alba Iulia, Transilvania, Romania

                        • No transport provided
                        Pensiunea Apulum, Alba Iulia

                        Pensiunea Apulum

                        Alba Iulia, Transilvania, Romania

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                          Vila White Tulip, Alba Iulia

                          Vila White Tulip

                          Alba Iulia, Transilvania, Romania

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                            Pensiunea Ara, Alba Iulia

                            Pensiunea Ara

                               Score 8.4/10 out of 1 reviews

                            Alba Iulia, Transilvania, Romania

                            • Hotel with children playground  
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                            Derby Aparthotel, Alba Iulia

                            Derby Aparthotel

                            Alba Iulia, Transilvania, Romania

                            • Hotel with wi-fi Internet  
                            • No transport provided
                            Pensiune Matia Resort, Alba Iulia

                            Pensiune Matia Resort

                            Alba Iulia, Transilvania, Romania

                            • Hotel family hotels  
                            • No transport provided
                            Hotel Fan, Alba Iulia

                            Hotel Fan

                            Alba Iulia, Transilvania, Romania

                              • No transport provided

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