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Sibiu is one of the most beautiful areas of Romania and is so beautiful that it is difficult to achieve a ranking of its  places.Sibiu is full of sights and places to be visited, most concentrated  on its  historic city center and around thereof. So you do not need transport  some comfortable shoes are  recommended, you can go on foot on  the whole historic  medieval part  and breathe the fresh  air.

 

Sibiu was ranked the eight among the most beautiful locations in Europe, a top made by US magazine Forbes. Described as a small town located in the heart of Transylvania, known for its natural beauty, landscapes and rich history, Sibiu has even surpassed Rome, the capital of Italy, and the  Spanish city Deiam  according to American rankings.

In 2007 Sibiu was named the  European Capital of Culture. The apartments situated on the cobbled streets surrounded by buildings in pastel colors are quoted at just under 50,000 euro,  the American journalists wrote in Forbes about it .

 

Sibiu is one of the most important cities of Transylvania and was the capital  of Ardeal  twice. The first time between 1692-1791 and then 1849-1865. In 2007, Sibiu was the European Capital of Culture together with Luxembourg. Sibiu has also been the place of German minorities of Romania since medieval times and has a great historical culture.The villages have great old traditions and here you can meet blond-haired, blue-eyed people, speakers with German accent, traits of original inhabitants that once lived there.Despite Germans, Sibiu hosts minorities of Hungarians, Austrians, Slovacks and Ukranians.

Today Sibiu is of an unestimable charm.It is a great city of art and culture worthy to be visited.  You can explore its pavements, cafes, the squares and its churches on foot even.Sibiu has many cultural centers, a lot of historical places, monuments and theaters.


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Balea Waterfall

Balea Waterfall is located in the Fagaras Mountains at 1,200 m altitude. It is the largest waterfall in steps of Romania, with a fall of 60 m, and marks the glacial Balea lower gear. The cable car gives an incredible landscape. Balea waterfall can be seen in its true size. The access to the waterfall is from Sibiu, on the Transfagarasan road , Balea Waterfall to the cottage and hence to reach the waterfall right, you must follow a...

Brukenthal Palace

Being named the Governor of the Principality of Transylvania, a post he held between 1777 and 1787 in Sibiu, Samuel von Brukenthal built a palace in the late Baroque style, modeled after the palaces of Vienna. The Brukenthal Palace is one of the most important baroque monuments in Romania,the construction of the buildong taking place between 1778 -1788. The church wa...


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