Transylvanian cities Sibiu

Transylvanian cities Sibiu

by Geza Kovacs


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A detailed City guide of Sibiu, one of the most beautiful cities of Transylvania, Romania - the land associated whit the character of Count Dracula from the novel of Bram Stoker - with splendidly preserved medieval architecture, worldwide known museums, elegant department stores and small exclusive shops. Besides a well-structured set of pieces of information on accommodation, eating, how to travel there, local transportation, Top 10 Sibiu highlights, short descriptions of the most attractive renowned cultural festivals, the reader will find a unique brief summary of the 800 years history of the Transylvanian Saxons. For those passionate about historical architecture the guide presents the waste and extraordinarily well preserved medieval monuments of Sibiu such as the Evangelical Church, the renowned Brukenthal Museum, The Chapel of Holly Crucifix, the Orthodox Cathedral, the Small and Large Square, the defense walls and towers, The „ASTRA” Museum of Traditional Folk Civilization the biggest of this kind in Europe, with tailor-made recommendations for short and all day programs. Tourist attractions near Sibiu such as the Fortified Church of Cisnădioara, the Cistercian Abbey of Cârța, or the highest mountain resort in Romania the Păltiniș are included as well. The guide has 112 pages and little short of 200 high-resolution pictures, very well structured bookmarks, and fast search capabilities. A must for travelers wishing to visit Romania, Transylvania, and Sibiu. Thanks to its modern completely new international airport, a new motorway which connects it to Europe through Hungary and Vienna, Sibiu once the capital of Transylvania is an open gate for the ones who wish either a short city breaks or are planning to discover the medieval Transylvania trough rural escapes. The lifestyles of the Romanian farmers, the several vegetable markets full of local agricultural products are something specials to see.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9789730294538
Publisher: Kovacs Geza
Publication date: 05/08/2019
Series: Transylvanian , #1
Pages: 112
Product dimensions: 5.00(w) x 8.00(h) x 0.30(d)

About the Author

Born in 1964 in Sighisoara, Transylvania, Romania, having Hungarian nationality but Romanian citizenship, I studied law at Eotvos Lorand University in Budapest. After a full career life in publishing and printing business finally, I could take care of my long awaited project namely to write a city guide from all cities from Transylvania, published whit my own pictures.

Table of Contents

  1. How we travel to Sibiu? 5
  2. By car 5
  3. By rail 6
  4. By plane 7
  5. Useful information 7
  6. Recomended tourist programs 8
  7. Accommodation, food 9
  8. Top 10 Highlights 12
  9. Short historical overview 16
  10. Festivals 20
  11. International Theatre Festival 21
  12. Red Bull Romaniacs 22
  13. The medieval festival 24
  14. Street Food Festival 25
  15. The Ars HUNGARICA 27
  16. The Christmas Market 29
  17. The Brukenthal Museum 30
  18. The Evangelical Church 33
  19. The Huet Square 44
  20. The Small Square 47
  21. The Council Tower 51
  22. The Large Square 52
  23. The Roman Catholic Parish church 57
  24. Museum of Natural History 59
  25. The defense wall 61
  26. The Tower of Carpenters 64
  27. The Tower of Potters 66
  28. The Tower of Musketeers 68
  29. The ASTRA park 70
  30. Saint John’s Church 71
  31. The Teutsch house 73
  32. Teutsch Museum 74
  33. The Orthodox Cathedral 80
  34. The Reformat church 82
  35. The Chapel of Holly Crucifix 85
  36. The Synagogue 86
  37. The Museum of History 88
  38. The Zoo 89
  39. The „ASTRA” Museum 90
  40. The fortified church of Cisnădioara/Kisdisznód/Michelsberg 96
  41. Păltiniș – Hohe Rinne 100
  42. The fortress Sliminc/Szelindek/Stolzenburg 102
  43. The Cistercian Abbey of Cârța/Kerc/Kerz 104
  44. Cisnădie/Nagydiszód/Heltau 108

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