What to See in Sibiu

What to See in Sibiu, Sibiu, Romania (B)

Initially, Sibiu wasn't included in our itinerary of the places to see in Romania. We visited it by pure coincidence. We stopped there while traveling from Brasov through Sighisoara to Bucharest. And what a nice surprise it was! Without zero expectations, this Transylvanian town turned out to be so charming that we decided to spend there a whole day. What’s surprising is the fact that there's one unique touch that defines Sibiu - the old town houses there seem to have eyes!

Romania, including the whole region of Transylvania is so beautiful that it really deserves more recognition. The towns and villages are extremely colorful - just the way you would imagine a fairy-tale town after watching some Disney films about the Middle Ages. I presume there's no other place that has such a strong medieval atmosphere. Sibiu was no different. The buildings are painted in warm colors and sometimes they have blinds in their windows which remind of southern Europe.

Indeed, Sibiu seems to be like a mix between the Central European and Italian architecture. The houses are not as flawless and perfectly preserved as in the West - sometimes they are scratched, crumbling and weathered. But this is in no way a negative feature, it only adds to the authenticity of the place and makes it even more charming. ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: What to See in Sibiu
Guide Location: Romania » Sibiu
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Author: Tomasz Lisowski
Read it on Author's Website: https://www.adventurous-travels.com/posts/what-to-see-in-sibiu-romania-where-houses-have-eyes
Sight(s) Featured in This Guide:
  • Council Tower
  • Piata Mica
  • Bridge of Lies
  • Lutheran Cathedral
  • Piata Mare
  • National Museum
  • Holy Trinity Catholic Church
  • Reformed Church
  • Holy Trinity Cathedral
  • Potters Tower