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Top Choice Romanian in Sibiu

Crama Sibiul Vechi

Hidden in an old wine cellar with its staff dressed in trad garb, this is the most rustically evocative restaurant in Sibiu. It's certainly the most authentic place to explore Romanian fare such as cheese croquettes…
Church in Sibiu

Biserica Evanghelică

The Gothic church, built from 1300 to 1520, was closed and covered in scaffolding during our research due to long-term renovation. The work should be complete by 2016. Once the church reopens, visitors will again be…
Top Choice Arts & Crafts in Sighişoara

House On The Rock

In an old catacomb below Café International this may be the best place in Transylvania to buy a culturally meaningful souvenir. The work of six artists ranging from intricately carved wooden spoons to painted-glass …
Top Choice International in Sighişoara

Central Park

Even if you're not staying at the Central Park hotel, plan a meal here. Sighişoara is short on good restaurants and this is the best around. The food is a mix of Romanian and international dishes, and the carefully …
Restaurant in Sighişoara

Cositorarului Casa

Refresh yourself with beautiful views of the old town and homemade lemonade. It also rustles up toasted sandwiches and breakfast. Inside is cosy, outside there's a small terrace.
Pizza in Sighişoara

Jo Pizzerie

This lively pizzeria has a large terrace with views of the street below and over 20 different kinds of pizza.
Historic Building in Sighişoara

Casa Dracula

Vlad Ţepeş (aka Dracula) was reputedly born in this house in 1431 and lived here until the age of four. It's now a decent restaurant, but for a small admission, the staff will show you Vlad's old room (and give you …
Church in Sighişoara

Church of the Dominican Monastery

This 15th-century Gothic church, which was closed for renovation at research time, became the Saxons’ main Lutheran church in 1556. Classical, folk and baroque concerts have been held here in the past. Hidden away b…
Church in Sighişoara

Church on the Hill

Powerfully evocative late-Gothic church is situated high atop 'School Hill' (420m) and is well worth the hike up here to see the restored interior, with remains of frescoes dating back to the 15th century. The peri…
Fortress in Sighişoara


Most of Sighişoara's sights are clustered in the compact old town - the delightful medieval Citadel - perched on a hillock and fortified with a 14th-century wall, to which 14 towers and five artillery bastions were …