Things to see and do - Sighisoara (Schässburg/Segesvár)
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The late 12C Saxon citadel stands atop a hill, from which the name Segesvár, meaning “castle on a hill” was derived. The fortifications date from the late 14C, and encircle an upper town that was the domain of the nobility and bourgeoisie, and a lower town where workers and craftsmen lived. From Citadel Square, climb upwards along Fortress Street and Tower Street, lined by medieval buildings with gardens up to the summit, where stands the church on the hill.
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P-ta Muzeului nr. RO - Sighisoara
Preceded by barbicans, the main gate into the city (and also its symbol) is a massive 13C-14C defensive tower, topped by a gallery elegantly supporting a roof of shining tiles, from which rises a spire flanked by four turrets. On the lower town side ..
RO - Sighisoara
The climb up the hill to reach the 15C hall-church of St Nicholas is rewarded by its interior, which has wall paintings (1488) depicting the Passion by Austrian Jacobus Kendlinger. Like all Saxon churches it also has fine polyptych altarpieces, which..
P-ta Muzeului RO - Sighisoara
The church is best visited during organ recitals to fully appreciate its acoustics. In the Gothic style, the 13C Dominican monastery church was virtually destroyed in the 19C and today has a Baroque interior, with a fine 17C altarpiece attributed to ..
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Consiliul Europei nr 6 RO - 545400 Sighişoara
Located just 200 metres away from the Sighișoara Citadel, listed as a World Heritage Site by the UNESCO, Hotel Cavaler offers spacious rooms and suites with free access to a spa featuring a Finnish sauna, a steam bath, an indoor pool and a relaxation..