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erato's pictureby erato review
added on 22nd of April, 2009
I found Sibiu a very nice, amazing historical city, I think the city won the Cultural Capital of Europe in 2007 for a very good reason.
Here are just some of its sights what I enjoyed most: 1. The 'Holy Trinity' Romanian Orthodox Cathedral, based on plans of Virgil Nagy and Jozsef Kamner.
2. The Evangelical Church built in the 14th century located on the Huet Square among of many gothic style buildings.
3. The Catholic Church built in the 18th century.
4. The Tower of the Carpenters.
5. The Small Square (what a funny name:P), and 6. the Liars Bridge.
 

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Located in Southern Transylvania, at the foot of Fagaras Mountains, Sibiu attracts tourists with its beautifully restored historic center, famous ethnographic park and intense cultural life. Sibiu’s history is closely linked to the history of the German colonists in Transylvania: it was them who founded Sibiu in the middle of the 12th century, on the remains of an old Slavic settlement. With constant attacks coming from the Mongol tribes, it took Sibiu (mentioned as ‘Hermannstadt’ in a 1223 document) three centuries until it reached its full potential. By mid 16th century, Sibiu was a flourishing medieval city, run by... Read more »

 
 
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The Attractions of Sibiu - Apr 19, 2009, by erato
The city of Sibiu is the capital of Sibiu County in Romania and in 2007 it won the title of the Cultural Capital of Europe. The city used to be the center of the Saxons in the heart of the Carpathians.Sibiu, Romania - Architecture The old... Read more »

Museum of Folk Civilization in Sibiu - Apr 28, 2009, by erato
Sibiu – ASTRA Museum of Traditional Folk Civilization – How to get there? The city of Sibiu is the capital of Sibiu County situated in north to the Southern-Carpathians, in the heart of Romania. The Museum of Traditional Folk... Read more »

Visiting Sibiu in the summer - Jul 28, 2007, by szbogi
We arrived to Sibiu (in german it's Hermannstadt) in the afternoon. Sibiu has been chosen to be the European Capital of Culture in the year of 2007 together with Luxembourg. The city is beautiful and amazingly clean compared to other... Read more »

 
 

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