Church on the Hill
Around the citadel walls are the remnants of 14 towers erected by the guilds in the 14th to 16th centuries to protect the town from...
Continuing west towards Piaţa Cetăţii, you come to the site in which Vlad Ţepeş (Dracula) was born in 1431 and reputedly lived until the...
Collection of Medieval Arms
This small collection of armoury has four rooms devoted to medieval helmets, shields, crossbows, maces (aka ‘whips for fight’) and...
Enjoying a refurb when we visited, with its suitably Gothic interior of exposed brick walls and candlebra; you may just get bitten by...
Globus is a small but well-stocked grocery store.
Church on the Hill information
Lonely Planet review
Reached by the 172 steps of the covered stairway (scara acoperită ), this 17t- century, 429m-high Lutheran church is the town’s highest point. Facing its entry – behind the church when approaching from the steps – is an atmospheric, overgrown German cemetery.