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One of the most beautiful cities in Transylvania

Sibiu is a city in Transylvania, Romania, and is the capital of the Sibiu county and the cultural capital of Romania. The city is also called Hermannstadt and is one of the most representative cities in Romania, from touristic, cultural and economic points of view. It is the most important center of the German minority in Romania and was elected in 2007 as a European Capital of Culture, having many attractions to suit each tourist’s taste.

The walls of the old city still stand and can be visited. When the bells of the Evangelic Church could be heard, everyone was supposed to go inside the walls because an attack was imminent. The city also has a statue of Emperor Francisc I of Austria because, after his visit, the city received electricity, being the third city to receive electricity in the Austro-Hungarian Empire.

Other attractions include The House of the Journeymen, situated in a small and beautiful plaza, Plaza Huet, The Natural History Museum, which the second largest in Romania, The National Archives, The Great Plaza, The Small Plaza, The Brukenthal Palace, The Roman-Catholic Church, where the priests have to talk and sing in three languages, The Hecht House, which was the first post office in Romania, the fountain with grille from The Great Plaza, where executions were taking place, The Council Tower, under which is a passage which leads from The Great Plaza to The Small Plaza, The Evangelic Church, which has the biggest organ in Romania and is the tallest building in Sibiu, offering very beautiful views of the city, The Pharmacy Museum, which shows the pharmaceutical evolution in Romania, which started in Sibiu with the first pharmacy and The Lies’ Bridge, which connects Plaza Huet and The Small Plaza and is the first bridge made of wrought iron in Romania.

Furthermore, not only the city of Sibiu, but also all of its surroundings, are places rich in history and traditions, which offer an unforgettable experience.

    

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Sibiu's beauty in pictures

Fortifications of Sibiu
Fortifications of Sibiu
Brukenthal Palace
Brukenthal Palace
The Council Tower
The Council Tower
The Evangelic Church
The Evangelic Church
Lies' Bridge
Lies' Bridge

Photo credits:

Fortifications of Sibiu by Todor Bozhinov - Own work, CC BY-SA 4.0The Brukenthal Palace by Pozeindrumetii - Own work, CC BY-SA 3.0 roThe Council Tower by vanda trn - Turnul Sfatului, CC BY-SA 2.0The Evangelic Church by Andreescu N. Stefan - Own work, CC BY-SA 3.0 ro, Lies' Bridge by Deak Mihai - Own work, CC BY-SA 3.0 ro

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