Sibiu’s Small and Large Squares

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Romania is full of surprises with a lot of marvelous cities, historical architecture and awesome locals. One of the best place where travelers are feeling really relaxed is Sibiu City .

Before visiting this city, tourists need to know that it is situated in the heart of Transylvania. Also, Sibiu is one of the most important cultural centers of Romania and was designated the European Capital of Culture for the year of 2007, along with the city of Luxembourg. Forward the center of the Transylvanian Saxons, the old city of Sibiu was ranked as “Europe’s 8th-most idyllic place to live” by Forbes in 2008.

The city of Sibiu and its surroundings are one of the most visited areas in Romania. Two of the most wonderful places are The Little Square and The Large Square, which are located right next to the Bridge of Lies Sibiu, connected to the Big Square by some nice tunnels.

It is a romantic place with many restaurants, so people in love are encouraged to take a tour in Sibiu. All restaurants have terraces during summer time, which are  full of tourists from different corners of the world.

The place looks lovely and is one of the few in the area open till late, which is very important for revelers people. Tourists are charmed by the splendor of the all craft and mercantile activity, furriers, pelt dealers, tanners and gold workers traded from here.

Another tourist attractions and sights in Sibiu that can catch the attention is Union Square that is located in the part of the city known as “the Upper Town”, at an altitude of 400 m. From there, visitors can easily reach the Paltinis mountain resort. This is the place to go if somebody want to see the entire city on a glance.

One of the statues that you can see in the city is the bust of Francis I – Emperor of Austria. Thanks  to his visit, Sibiu was electrified. Another bust belongs to Schiller. It’s made out of bronze and was created because of the great contributions to the development of German language education by Schiller.

One of the most interesting buildings is the Sibiu City Hall. It was originally a bank, a city hall, and then a branch of the National Bank and since 2006 it has regained its status as the city hall building.

Sibiu city need to be one everyone’s list, because only here dreams come true. It is very nice place to eat, visit and why not – take awesome photos.

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