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One of the building that takes part of the defensive wall of the old town. Lovely to walk by on a... read more

Reviewed 20 August 2018
Iasi, Romania

Beautiful! A live history lesson. Sibiu is an amazing city full of history and beautiful old... read more

Reviewed 13 August 2018
madalina b
Craiova, Romania
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Strada Cetatii, Sibiu 550160, Romania
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Reviewed 20 August 2018

One of the building that takes part of the defensive wall of the old town. Lovely to walk by on a stroll. You can't go inside.

Thank stefanprisacariu
Reviewed 13 August 2018

Beautiful! A live history lesson. Sibiu is an amazing city full of history and beautiful old buildings.

Thank madalina b
Reviewed 12 June 2018 via mobile

I warn you ,you should have confy shoes because you will have to claim plenty narrow stairs but the view will be worth it .As well you have some tiny rooms at each floor so you can catch hour breath and learn new things

Thank Andreea S
Reviewed 20 May 2018

situated on the most beautiful street of Sibiu, you will be delighted to feel the medieval times here. Unfortunately it can't be visited. But you can take great photos :)

Thank Adina P
Reviewed 12 April 2018

Not many people outside of Romania know that this tower was used as a backdrop in propaganda films during the communist Cold War days. Still it's a very impressive and surviving example of 15th century fortification architecture.

Thank Chinapjs
Reviewed 18 August 2017

They say Strada Cetatii is actually the most beautiful street in Sibiu and not Balcescu with the crowded pedestrian area taking you to Piata Mare. It might be so also because of the towers and the fortified walls. This is a really nice walk (on...More

Thank Romanita I
Reviewed 7 July 2017

I enjoyed my visit to Sibiu very much and, as found in other Romanian Cities, it has great historical monuments, churches and fortifications. The 15th Century fortification system of Sibiu made the city one of the most important fortified cities in Central Europe. Multiple rings...More

2  Thank Lee A
Reviewed 5 June 2017

In communist times this section of the inner city wall together with two towers was extensively used for making communist films.

Thank rodneycs
Reviewed 21 May 2017

This is part of the 15th century fortifications which now comprise three towers along the old wall and this one has been retained essentially as it was and well worth a visit.It is also known as Carpenters Tower.Further down this road you will find the...More

1  Thank Oldjack
Reviewed 11 May 2017

We were just meandering about when we came upon this structure our last day of a nine day stay in Sibiu. The thought came to our lips of what a shame it would have been if we would have missed it because it is indeed...More

1  Thank rhondarecreates
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