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The Sibiu Lutheran Cathedral was built in the 14th century on the location of another 12th century church. For three centuries it served as a burial place for the mayors, earls and other personalities from Sibiu. This practice was banned in 1796 but...

The Transfagarasan (trans (over, across) + Fagaras) or DN7C.  Built as a strategic military route, the 90 km of twists and turns run north to south across the tallest sections of the Southern Carpathians, between the highest peak in the...

The Transalpina (DN67C) located in the Parang Mountains group, in the Southern Carpathians of Romania, is one of the roads of the Carpathian Mountains. It connects Novaci, south of Parang Mountains, to Sebes in the north.It is said that the road ...

Balea Lake (Balea Lac) is a glacier lake situated at 2.034 m of altitude, in the Fagaras Mountains. There are two chalets opened all the year round, a meteorological station and a mountain rescue (Salvamont) station. It is accessible by car on the...

Sibiu fortifications are military and defensive constructions, to protect the inhabitants of the old city Sibiu against invaders. Contact and information:Address: Sibiu, Romania Railway station: SibiuThe exterior defense wall - situated in avenue...

The Brukenthal National Museum (Muzeul National Brukenthal) is a museum, erected in the late of 18th century in Sibiu, Transylvania, Romania, housed in the palace of Samuel von Brukenthal — who was Habsburg governor of Transylvania and who...

The church was built between 1726-1733 in the Viennese baroque style. It is located right in center of the city, in Piata Mare (Big Square). It’s an imposing building both outside and inside where valuable elements dominate: fresco representing...

St. Michael's Church in Cisnadioara is a historical and architectural monument of the thirteenth century, a representative building of the Romanesque art from Transylvania. Towards the end of the twelfth century began to build a little...

Fortified Evangelical Christian Church, district Sibiu, was built in the thirteenth century.Evangelical Lutheran Church in Cristian village was built on the site of a Roman basilica dedicated to St. Servatius. There are still some original parts from...

UNESCO World Heritage Site. Fortified Evangelical Church of Biertan was built in the twelfth century.The vestry door enjoys international fame, with a very complicated system of 19 locks, made by the local craftsmen in 1515 and has aroused a...

The fortified church was built in 1488 in Gothic style. St. Margaret Church has a valuable set of gothic murals. The tower has a clock showing the phases of the moon. The importance of this church is given by the fact that, in the church tower was...

The fortified church from Axente Sever, Sibiu district, was built in the thirteenth century.The church is a church-hall-type and has the particularity of intercalation between the hall tower and the polygonal choir. Fortified church is mentioned for...

Saxon church is located on a hill dominating the village and dates from the early fourteenth century, but the fortification around it was built nearly two centuries later. In the early sixteenth century, the small church (hall-type-church) was...

UNESCO World Heritage Site.Valea Viilor fortified church was built in the thirteenth century on an ancient base of a Romanesque church dating from the twelfth century. During the fourteenth century the church was modified and received a gothic style....

Cable Car - BaleaRoute length: 3.700 mMinimum altitude: 1.200 mMaximum altitude: 2.040 mContact and information:Address: Balea Waterfall (Balea Cascada) and Balea Lake (Balea Lac)Program hours:Monday - Sunday: 9:00 - 17:00Tickets:AdultsUp from Balea...

Balea waterfall is located in Fagaras Mountains  between the peaks of Moldoveanu and Negoiu, to over 1.200 m altitude. It is the largest waterfall in steps of Romania, with a fall of 60 m. Contact and information:Address:Access can be made...

Capra Waterfall is located in Fagaras Mountains, at an altitude of 2.000 m.It is a waterfall with a drop of 35 m, the water comes from the glacial lake Capra located at 2.230 m.Contact and information:Address: Transfagarasan, Arges, RomaniaOpening...

Capra Lake is a glacial lake located on the south side of Fagaras massif at 2.230 m altitude. From here stems the brook Capra, one of the source of the Arges river.Contact and information:Address: From Balea Lac follow the trail marked with blue...

Negoiu is a mountain peak located in Fagaras Mountains, Arges county. With an altitude of 2.535 meters, is the second from Romania, being surpassed only by Moldoveanu Peak, 2.544 m.Contact and information:Address: From Balea Lake follow the trail...

Moldoveanu Peak, at 2.544 metres, is the highest mountain in Romania located in the Fagaras Mountains of the Southern Carpathians.Contact and information:Address: From Lake Balea (Balea Lac) follow  mark blue triangular  up in Saddle...

Ocna Sibiului is a spa resort located 25 km north of Sibiu, in a region surrounded by oak forests and a salt-rich basement.The first resort was established here in 1845 and since then, Ocna Sibiu has attracted fame due to helioterme lakes formed on...

Paltinis is a mountain resort, located at an elevation of 1.440 meters, in Cindrel Mountains, Sibiu County, Transylvania, Romania.The resort is situated near the Natural Park Cindrel. The park consists of 12 glacial buckets, the most important are...

Sibiu is one of the most important cultural and economic city of Romania. The city is located in the south of Transylvania, in  Sibiu Depression.It was declared a city in 1366 under the name Hermannstadt, although the first mention of Sibiu...

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