17 Sights in Sibiu, Romania (with Map and Images)
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1. 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
Grand Sibiu Square is the central square of Sibiu, which has existed since 1366, with the completion of the third fortifications belt of the city. The elementary "curriculum" the vulgar Kornmarput proved so in a document in 1408, in which MathiasBaldi was remembered. It bought and repaired a stone house in Pipodtimish in that place. In another document, starting in 1411, the Stone House of Nicolas Jankowitz, sold by Matthias Stromenavo, was 1000 guilders at the same site.
3. Brukenthal National Museum
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.
4. Lutheran Cathedral of Saint Mary
The Lutheran Cathedral of Saint Mary is the most famous Gothic-style church in Sibiu, Transylvania, 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.
5. Holy Trinity Orthodox Cathedral
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.
6. Franz Binder World Ethnography Museum
The "Franz Binder" World Museum of Ethnology, a section of the Sibiu National Museum complex, was established in 1993 to respond to the principle of cultural reciprocity and to learn about one's identity by comparing with the values of other cultures. It operates in the building of Little Square One. 11 Declared as a historical monument.
Wikipedia: Muzeul de etnografie universală "Franz Binder" (RO), Website
7. Potters’ Tower
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.
8. Statuia Sf. Nepomuk
The statue of John Nepomuk in Sibiu is a stone tablet worshipped by St. John Nepomuk, which was located in the Grand Square of Sibiu in 1734. It was demolished in 1948 and stored in the courtyard of the Brukenthal Museum, and reinstalled in 1988 in the inner courtyard of the Roman Catholic parish residence in the Grand Square.
9. ASTRA National Museum Complex
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)
10. Episcop Georg Daniel Teutsch
The Georg Daniel Tetsch Monument in Sibiu is a bronze monument that worships historian, politician and evangelical bishop SasGeorg Daniel Tetsch (1817-1893) and was made by German sculptor Adolf von Dondorf in 1899. The monument is located in Huth Square in Sibiu, in the courtyard of the Evangelical Cathedral.
Wikipedia: Monumentul lui Georg Daniel Teutsch din Sibiu (RO)
11. Carpenters’ Tower
The Carpenters' Tower in Sibiu is a tower built in the fourteenth century by the Saxon guild of carpenters in the city of Sibiu. The tower was part of the third fortification belt of the city. The Carpenters' Tower is the northernmost of the three towers located on The Citadel Street.
12. Liars Bridge
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.
13. Biserica Romano Catolică Sfânta Treime
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.
14. 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
15. Statuia lui Gheorghe Lazăr
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.
16. Natural History Museum
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
17. Arquebusiers' Tower
Taikoo City Building in Sibiu, later called Pagoda (Buta), was built in Sibiu in the 14th century and is part of the third fortification zone of the city. It is the southernmost of the three towers. Fortress.
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