1000 years. That's how long it has been since the first stone was laid to build the Roman-Catholic Cathedral St Michael. The Cathedral is located inside Alba Carolina Citadel and is the oldest and the longest cathedral in Romania.
The gates of the Alba Carolina bastion fortress are ways to access the great fortress but also beautiful monuments and tourist attractions. The eastern gates can be considered true artistic creations. The western ones are not as decorated as the eastern ones but they are also beautiful. It is worth walking through all the gates.