17 Sights in Sibiu, Romania (with Map and Images)


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Explore interesting sights in Sibiu, Romania. Click on a marker on the map to view details about it. Underneath is an overview of the sights with images. A total of 17 sights are available in Sibiu, Romania.

Sightseeing Tours in Sibiu

1. Samuel von Brukenthal College

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Samuel von Brukenthal College

Samuel von Brukenthal National College is a German-language high school founded in Nagyszeben, Transylvania, Kingdom of Hungary. The school is named after Samuel von Brukenthal, governor of the Grand Principality of Transylvania between 6 July 1774 and 9 January 1787. The earliest record of the school is from 1380, making it the oldest German-language school in Romania. The current school building was built between 1779 and 1786 on the site of an earlier school, and is classified as a historical monument with LMI code SB-II-m-A-12082.

Wikipedia: Samuel von Brukenthal National College (EN), Website

2. Piața Mare

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The Great Square of Sibiu is the central square of Sibiu, existing since 1366, with the completion of the third belt of fortifications of the city. Major Circulus vulgariter Kornmargt is attested as such in a document from the year 1408, a document in which Mathias Baldi is mentioned. He bought and repaired in that place a stone house from Pipo de Timiș. In another document, from 1411, it is attested the sale of a stone house by Mathias Tromenauer to Nicolaus Jenkowicz for the sum of 1000 guilders, in the same place.

Wikipedia: Piața Mare din Sibiu (RO)

3. Brukenthal National Museum

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The Brukenthal National Museum is a museum in Sibiu, Transylvania, Romania, established in the late 18th century by Samuel von Brukenthal (1721-1803) in his city palace. Baron Brukenthal, governor of the Grand Principality of Transylvania has established his first collections around 1790. The collections were officially opened to the public in 1817, making the museum the oldest institution of its kind on the territory of modern-day Romania.

Wikipedia: Brukenthal National Museum (EN), Website

4. Lutheran Cathedral of Saint Mary

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The Lutheran Cathedral of Saint Mary is the most famous Gothic-style church in Sibiu, Transylvania, central Romania. Its massive 73.34 m high steeple is a landmark of the city. The four turrets situated on top of the steeple are said to have been a sign to let foreigners know that the town had the right to sentence to death. It belongs to the Lutheran, German-speaking Evangelical Church of Augustan Confession in Romania.

Wikipedia: Sibiu Lutheran Cathedral (EN), Website

5. Franz Binder World Ethnography Museum

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The Museum of Universal Ethnography "Franz Binder" is a department of the National Museum Complex "ASTRA" in Sibiu, which was inaugurated in 1993, in response to the principle of cultural otherness, of knowing one's own identity by comparing it with the values of other cultures. It operates in a building in the Small Square nr. 11 declared a historical monument.

Wikipedia: Muzeul de etnografie universală "Franz Binder" (RO), Website

6. Holy Trinity Orthodox Cathedral

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The Holy Trinity Cathedral, Sibiu, located at 35 Mitropoliei Street, Sibiu, Romania, is the seat of the Romanian Orthodox Archbishop of Sibiu and Metropolitan of Transylvania. It was built in the style of a Byzantine basilica, inspired by Hagia Sophia, with the main spires influenced by Transylvanian church architecture and Baroque elements.

Wikipedia: Holy Trinity Cathedral, Sibiu (EN)

7. Episcop Georg Daniel Teutsch

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The Monument of Georg Daniel Teutsch in Sibiu is a bronze monument dedicated to the Saxon historian, politician and evangelical bishop Georg Daniel Teutsch (1817-1893), which was made by the German sculptor Adolf von Donndorf in 1899. The monument is located in the Huet Square in Sibiu, in the courtyard of the Evangelical Cathedral.

Wikipedia: Monumentul lui Georg Daniel Teutsch din Sibiu (RO)

8. Potters’ Tower

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The Potters' Tower in Sibiu is a tower built in the XVth century by the Saxon potters' guild in the city of Sibiu. The tower was part of the third fortification belt of the city. The Potters' Tower is one of the three towers located on str. The citadel, being located between the Archebuzierilor Tower and the Carpenters' Tower.

Wikipedia: Turnul Olarilor din Sibiu (RO)

9. Statuia Sf. Nepomuk

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The statue of John Nepomuk in Sibiu is a stone monument dedicated to Saint John Nepomuk, which was placed in 1734 in the Great Square of Sibiu. It was dismantled in 1948 and stored in the courtyard of the Brukenthal Museum, being reinstalled in 1988 in the inner courtyard of the Roman Catholic parish house in the Great Square.

Wikipedia: Statuia lui Ioan Nepomuk din Sibiu (RO)

10. ASTRA National Museum Complex

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The Museum of Traditional Folk Civilization is one of the largest open-air museums in Romania. Located just south of Sibiu, the museum contains creations of the traditional, pre-industrial Romanian folk civilization. The houses, workshops and building complexes are dotted around a lake, among the trees of Dumbrăvii Sibiului.

Wikipedia: Muzeul Civilizației Populare Tradiționale „ASTRA” din Sibiu (RO)

11. Arquebusiers' Tower

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The Archebuzierilor Tower in Sibiu, later called the Drapers' Tower (Pânzarilor), is a tower built in the fourteenth century in the city of Sibiu and which was part of the third fortification belt of the city. It is the southernmost of the three towers located on Cetății Street.

Wikipedia: Turnul Archebuzierilor din Sibiu (RO)

12. Carpenters’ Tower

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Sibiu Carpenter Tower is a tower built in the Saxon guild of carpenters in Sibiu in the 14th century. The tower was once part of the city's third fortification zone. The Carpenter's Tower is the northernmost of the three towers, which is located at the top of that tower. Fortress.

Wikipedia: Turnul Dulgherilor din Sibiu (RO)

13. Liars Bridge

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The Bridge of Lies is a legendary pedestrian bridge located in the center of the Transylvanian city of Sibiu in central Romania. There are many legends surrounding the bridge because of its name. It is the first cast iron bridge built in Romania.

Wikipedia: Bridge of Lies (EN)

14. Biserica Romano Catolică Sfânta Treime

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Jesuit Church, otherwise the Church of the Holy Trinity, is a Roman Catholic church located at 3 Piața Mare, Sibiu, Romania. Immediately adjacent to Brukenthal Palace, it is one of the most notable baroque churches in Transylvania.

Wikipedia: Jesuit Church, Sibiu (EN), Url Miserend

15. Emil Sigerus Museum of Saxon Ethnography and Folk Art

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Emil Sigerus Museum of Saxon Ethnography and Folk Art

The project established in the National Museum Complex "ASTRA" in Sibiu started in 1997 to save, protect and promote the material and intangible cultural heritage belonging to the minority, as Sibiu is the basic residence of Saxons.

Wikipedia: Muzeul de etnografie și artă populară săsească „Emil Sigerus” (RO), Website

16. Statuia lui Gheorghe Lazăr

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The statue of Gheorghe Lazăr in Sibiu is a bronze monument dedicated to the Romanian scholar Gheorghe Lazăr (1779-1823), which was made in 2006 by the sculptor Radu Aftenie. Currently, it is located in the Great Square of Sibiu.

Wikipedia: Statuia lui Gheorghe Lazăr din Sibiu (RO)

17. Natural History Museum

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The Natural History Museum of Sibiu is a museum institution founded in 1849 in Sibiu. The current building of the museum was built in the years 1894-1895 in the former park of the Theater, on strada Cetății nr. 1.

Wikipedia: Muzeul de Istorie Naturală din Sibiu (RO), Website


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