One of the most important historical points of Deva, the Fortress of Deva will be the starting point of Ultransilvania ultra-marathon. Situated on a top of a hill, the fortress was built in the 13th century, first documentary mentioned in 1269 and it was one of the most important fortifications in Transylvania.

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Recently renovated, the Fortress of Deva is a wonderful place to start a legend.
The route of the marathon will continue to Hunedoara, where the biggest castle in Eastern Europe, Corvinesti Castle, is waiting for the athletes. All the participants will enjoy the astonishing architecture crossing through the interior of the castle. The legends of the castle and curiosities can be learned from the webpage:http://www.castelulcorvinilor.ro/
The race through history will continue to the place of genesis of Romanian people, Sarmizegetusa Regia., the capital city if the dacian state. A very important area of Hunedoara County, charged with a lot of history, Sarmizegetusa Regia is the place all the athletes that start the race want to reach the finish line of Ultransilvania. All those interested of the history of the place can document on the webpage: http://sarmizegetusa-spami.ro/