Roman Catholic Church


Dedicated to St Charles Borromeo, this baroque church dates back to 1783.

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1. Maramureş Ethnographic Museum

0.14 MILES

One of three branches of the Maramureş Museum – the others are the Elie Wiesel Memorial House and the Village Museum – this ethnographic museum displays…

3. Jewish Community Centre

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Next door to the Sephardic synagogue is this Jewish Community Centre, where you can also arrange to visit the town’s Jewish Cemetery.

4. Sephardic Synagogue

0.19 MILES

Sighet’s only remaining synagogue is north of Piaţa Libertăţii. It was built in the Moorish-Renaissance style in 1904. You can look around for free, but…

5. Monument to Holocaust Victims

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This monument to the 38,000 Jews from Maramureş and surrounding areas slaughtered in WWII Nazi extermination camps was erected in 1947.

8. Elie Wiesel Memorial House

0.34 MILES

The late Jewish writer and 1986 Nobel Peace Prize winner Elie Wiesel (1928–2016) was born in and later deported from this house on the corner of Str…