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Strada sforii (Romanian for 'String street', Fadengasse  ) is the narrowest street in the city of Brasov. It is believed to be one of the narrowest streets in Europe (Spreuerhofstraße, in Germany, and Parliament Street, in England, are narrower).

It is situated near Schei Gate and it is perpendicular to Strada Cerbului (Stag Street). It was initially built as a corridor that firemen could use, and it is first mentioned in 17th century documents. Strada Sforii is now a tourist attraction and meeting spot. Its width varies between 111 and 135 centimeters, and it is 80 meters long.

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The free tour, guided by a local volunteer, takes you on a 2 hours walk through the beautiful Council Square and the Black Church, the citadel's walls and defense bastions, Sforii (Rope) Street, Schei neighborhood, St. Nicholas Cathedral and Tampa Mount. During the cold weather, between October 1 and March 31, the tour is organized upon request. As the weather gets warmer, between April 1 and September 30, the tour is organized every evening and departs at 18:00 from the main square. Please remember, the guide that takes you on a fairy tale journey through Brasov is a volunteer so don't forget to tip!