Brukenthal Palace

Gallery in Sibiu

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Brukenthal Palace is worth visiting as much for its resplendent period furnishings as the European art within. Duck beneath the Music Room’s chandeliers to admire colourful friezes and 18th-century musical instruments, before sidling among chambers exhibiting 17th-century portraits amid satin chaise longues and cases packed with antique jewellery. Sumptuously curated.