Sibiu Things to Do

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  • 1. Bridge of Lies (Podul Mincinosilor)

    4 out of 5 stars

    It is interesting hearing the stories of this bridge. That whilst standing on the bridge if you told a lie, the bridge would fall down....Local custom has lovers pledge vows of love on the bridge....

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  • 2. Astra Traditional Folk Civilization Museum

    .....it should be the wonderful ASTRA open-air ethnographical museum. Not just because it has a huge range of traditional, largely wooden buildings brought from all over Transylvania and re-erected...

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  • 3. Large Square (Piata Mare)

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    Sibiu's historical centre is focused around three squares, each one linked to the other: Piata Mare,. Piata Mica and Piata Huet. Piata Mare is much the largest square...a truly enormous space, its...

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  • 4. Metropolitan Cathedral

    I explore most of Sibiu on a sunny Sunday and it took me ages to manage to see inside this rather lovely Orthodox cathedral. There were weddings and baptisms going on every time I wandered past, and I...

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  • 5. Evangelical Church

    The 14th century Evangelical Church or Lutheran cathedral, formerly a Roman Catholic one dedicated to St. Mary, is most striking from the exterior for its colourful roof, which reminded me of...

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  • 6. Small Square (Piata Mica)

    Piata Mica (the 'small square') is linked to Piata Mare: they are really just a few steps apart. I found this the most buzzy of the three squares, with the old buildings at its edges almost all...

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  • 7. Catholic Church

    Biserica Parohiala Romano-Catolica Sf Trieme...Holy Trinity Catholic church...stands on Sibiu's largest square, Piata Mare. It's not as old as many other buildings on the squae, dating only from the...

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  • 8. Stairs' Passage

    The Stairs passage connects the upper and lower town of Sibiu. It comprises of narrow streets and arches that go around the city walls.. It was built in brick and stone in the 13th Century. The...

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  • 9. Council Tower

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    Turnul Sfatului (the council tower) is accessible for climbing and city views. In theory, in the summer months at least, it is open from 1200-2000. In practice it took me several wandering-past visits...

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  • 10. Defense Towers

    A little of Sibiu's original defensive walls and structures remains, including several of its defensive towers. You can find three of them in a row, and the site of a fourth, along the edge of Parc...

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  • 11. Brukenthal Museum

    4 out of 5 stars

    Founded in 1790 by Samuel Von Brukenthal, Governor of Transylvania, the BRUKENTHAL MUSEUM or Muzeul National Brukenthal, is home to over 1000 works of art, sculptures and a Gothic exhibition.

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  • 12. Huet Square

    A huge chunk of Piata Huet is taken up with Sibiu's rather magnificent Medieval Evangelical cathedral.....Biserica Evanghelică din Sibiu...which dates from the 1440s. And which was closed for...

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  • 13. City Hall

    This beautiful building, situated in Pieta Mare (main square), has been the City Hall of Sibiu since 2006. It was built in 1906 in the shape of a horseshoe. Originally built for the Agricultural...

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  • 14. Lower Town

    On the Sunday morning of the VT meeting I had made no firm plans. But when the opportunity arose to join a few friends on a stroll through the Lower Town I jumped at it, as this was a part of Sibiu I...

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  • 15. Pedestrian Street (Nicolae Balcescu Street)

    The pedestrians-only Strada Nicholae Balcescu links the Large Square to the western fringes of the old town. The casual stroller will see the many welcoming cafés, with tables set outside in the...

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  • 16. Ocna Sibiului

    4 out of 5 stars

    Around Sibiu, in Ocna Sibiului, there's a curious place to visit: the salted ponds of a former salt mine now used for therapeutical baths by local people. The landscape and the ambiance is strange due...

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  • 17. Luxembourg House

    The Luxembourg House is a former trade House. Later the Luxemburg Consulate came in this building. The building is also known as the Red House. At the groundfloor is an bar with summer terrace nicily...

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  • 18. City Walls

    One thing that I like about Sibiu is its former defence wall. I like to walk on the street below the wall or on them. The third fortification wall was built in 14th century was consolidated in the...

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  • 19. Museum of Pharmacy

    As an employee of the Food and Drug Administration, I was interested to visit the Sibiu Museum of Pharmacy. The Sibiu Pharmacy Museum is housed in a 1569 Gothic townhouse in the Grand Square, in the...

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  • 20. Paltinis

    Paltinis (Hohe Rinne) is a tourist resort built by Siebenburgischer Karpatenverein in 1894. Situated at 35 Km from Sibiu, Paltinis is the highest (1440 m altitude), and the oldest resort in...

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  • 21. Definitely visit the market.......

    Sibiu's fruit, vegetables and all-sorts-of-other-things market is a must-see, imo. You'll find it between the historical centre and the river, on Piata...

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  • 22. NICOLAE BALCESCU STRADA

    Nicolae Balcescu street is the main street in Sibiu. Shops, restaurants and hotels line this wide pedestrianized walkway.The street is named after a Romanian...

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  • 23. TRANSILVANIA INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL

    During my stay in Sibiu the city was hosting an international film festival. The main part of the festival took place in the main square (Piata Mare). The...

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  • 24. EYES OF THE CITY (ROOF WINDOWS)

    Small windows built into the roofs make them look like eyes. These roofs are all over the city. Legend has it that people believed that god was watching the...

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  • 25. THE WEIDNER-REUSSNER-CZEKELIUS HOUSE

    This house is named after it’s owners. A stone sculpture to commemorate Johann Reussner II who was the Mayor of Sibiu stands in the passage. The coat of arms of...

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