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Private Walking Tour of Sibiu
"If the walls of the Old Town of Sibiu could talk you never have needed a guide. But as they are always quiet it would be a pleasure for me to share with you the history behind each building street tower or square that has a story to tell to the curious eyes of the visitor. During the tour you’ll discover the facts and the legends behind the fortifications of Sibiu
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Private Walking Tour of Sibiu
"If the walls of the Old Town of Sibiu could talk you never have needed a guide. But as they are always quiet it would be a pleasure for me to share with you the history behind each building street tower or square that has a story to tell to the curious eyes of the visitor. During the tour you’ll discover the facts and the legends behind the fortifications of Sibiu
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Full-Day Private Tour to Apuseni Natural Park from Arad
"We are driving from Arad to Ghetari village one of Apuseni’s most remote areas. After a very pitoresque drive we will explore the underground world where we will find Scarisoara glacier 3000 years old the biggest ice cave in Romania. But that is not all. We will explore the nature deep in the heart of Apuseni Mountains
From EUR50.00

Astra Open Air Museum - Folk Museum Tips (13)

Explore ASTRA open air museum

First off I have to say that I love open air museums. If I hear there's one close to anywhere I'm visiting, I'll want to go. So ASTRA, a vast collection of traditional Romanian buildings set in a...
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BlueLlama
Aug 03, 2014

If you visit one place.....

.....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 in...
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leics
Jun 28, 2014

Astra Museum of Traditional Folk

The Astra Museum is located in the Dumbrava Sibiului nature reserve a couple of miles South of Sibiu. It contains exhibits of homesteads from the Romanian countryside. Fruit growing, candle making,...
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Roadquill
Jul 24, 2013

Astra Museum of Traditional Popular Civilization

Better known as the Open Air Village Museum, it is situated in the Dumbrava Sibiului natural reservation. With its 10kms long alleys, it offers an impressive collection aiming to give you a good...
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Delia_Madalina
Jun 08, 2011

ASTRA National Open Air Museum Complex: "A Star!"

Sometimes you randomly find yourself in a very special place. ASTRA National Open Air Museum Complex is one of those very special places. Located in the middle-of-nowhere outskirts of Sibiu (though...
Jetgirly
Apr 16, 2011

The opened air Village Museum Astra - is a MUST !

In your visit here, in Sibiu, there are few MUSTs. One of them is this opened air Museum, like no other in Romania - valued of being one of the best in the WORLD (Bucharest has a big one too, but...
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Petruta
Nov 15, 2010

Traditional Folk Civilization Museum

Astra Museum of Traditional Romanian CivilizationI strongly recommend a visit to this great museum.Allow at least three hours and note that the museum is at the outskirts (south) of Sibiu, in the...
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codrutz
Dec 11, 2006

Old Village Museum or The Astra Museum

The Astra Museum is the biggest open air museum in Europe. The 420,000 square metres museum shows the romanian culture as it started. There we find houses and all people needed to survive in those...
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soricel
Oct 30, 2006

The excellent outdoor museum

A really nice surprise this outdoor museum. They have houses, churches, mills and all kinds of other buildings and contraptions that the people of romania have used for the last century (or longer)....
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Mique
Jul 02, 2005

A good way to know something about Romania

Located in Dumbrava Forest,in a lovely landscape you `ll find the greatest open-air museum in Eastern Europe dedicted to the villagers : ASTRA Museum of Traditional Civilization .Is the better way...
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Dariana
Sep 15, 2004

Astra Museum - Romanian millenary civilisation

Go to the Museum of Traditional Folk Civilisation "Astra" in the Dunbrava park. It is a large area with several traditional villages. Not only wooden houses and windmills can be seen here, but also...
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tijs
Feb 02, 2003

Ethnographic Open Air Museum

Built up between 1963 and 1989, as the most elaborate scientific-documentary and technical collection and archives (pictures, photos, films) dealing with pre-industrial folk technology in Romania. It...
fla_via
Aug 26, 2002
 
 
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"A lot of history....and not many visitors."
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Things to Do Near Sibiu

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Museum Emil Sigerus Sibiu

The Emil Sigerus Museum of Saxon Ethnography and Folk Art is a medium sized museum in Piata Mica Sibiu Romania. Was founded in 1997, has authentic Saxon furniture and clothes. Has 7000 exhibits....
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Str Nicolae Balcescu

Str Nicolae Balcescu is the main thoroughfare of Sibiu ,is a street of low-rise shops and restaurants., with outside table areas. Many of the buildings are painted in colours that brighten the...
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Strada Nicolae Balcescu

There is a Toy tourist Train even in November, -- Strada Nicolae Balcescu is the main shopping street--The Missile was near a Memorial near hotel --The roof windows to me look like eyes --I think...
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Currency

The LEU [ LEI ] was revalued in 2005 to todays currency, so big numbers were reduced-,example 10000 became 1. 1 Leu is approx 30 US cents or 19 pence GB Sterling. So in my mind i worked it at 20...
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Tourist Office

The tourist office is in Piata Mica Sibiu in building Luxembourg. I recieved a Sibiu town map from the tourist lady. it was sort of OK, not enough detail for me. The map was free and sponsored by a...
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Tourist Signs

Tourist direction signs are around the centre. To the bottom is in Romanian, and in 4 languages to the middle of the sign. The first recorded mention of Sibiu dates from 1191, Sibiu got town status in...
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Getting to Sibiu

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str. Padurea Dumbrava, nr. 16-20

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