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Top 5 most beautiful cities
in Romania - Discover
Transylvania

TOUR TRAVEL ROMANIA

Top 5 most beautiful cities in Romania Discover Transylvania
Architectural monuments, museums, zoological and botanical gardens,
shopping centers, leisure areas, and so on. These are some of the attractions
cities in Romania provide. Taking this into consideration, below is a top 5
most beautiful cities in Romania:
1. Sibiu
The first city on this list is Sibiu. It is a medieval city with a history of over
900 years, situated in Sibiu County, Transylvania. At the end of the XVII
century the city was Transylvania’s Capital.

The ancient defense walls, the towers, the squares, the Saxon houses, the
museums, are only a few attractions this place has to offer.
It is a multicultural city, being “home” for Romanians, Germans, Jews and
Hungarians.

Top 5 most beautiful cities in Romania - Discover Transylvania

Top 5 most beautiful cities in Romania Discover Transylvania
Here are over 100 cultural events spread throughout the year (International
Theatre Festival). The city also hosts sport events, like Sibiu Tour, which is
the most important bicycle race in S-E Europe, Sibiu Rally, Red Bull
Romaniacs, and many others.
In 2007 Sibiu was declared the European Cultural Capital.
The most important attractions though, are the Council Tower, located
between the 2 most important squares (especially the Big Square and its
Christmas fair), the Brukenthal Museum (the oldest museum in Romania)
which has 800 paintings and 12 rooms, the Evangelical Church, the Astra
open air museum, which synthesize the traditional way of living, the defense
walls and towers, the churches, the zoo (the oldest zoo from Romania) and
last but not least, the Bridge of Lies. There is a legend saying that if
someone says a lie while standing on the bridge, it will crush.
1. Sighisoara
The second city included in this top is Sighisoara. It is situated in the heart of
Transylvania, more exactly in Mures County. The Medieval Fortress of
Sighisoara has a connection with Vlad Tepes’ father, Vlad Dracul, who lived
here.

Top 5 most beautiful cities in Romania - Discover Transylvania

Top 5 most beautiful cities in Romania Discover Transylvania

It was built in the XII century by the Saxons, on the shore of Tarnava Mare.
Here tourists can visit the defense walls, the towers (the Clock Tower which
is a must see, 64 m tall, Smiths’ Tower, Butchers’ Tower, Tailors’ Tower,
Furriers’ Tower), the churches (The Church from The Hill, The RomanoCatholic Church), the squares (Fortress Square, Hermann Oberth Square) and
many others.
What is really interesting about this city is the fact that it was built inside the
fortress’ walls.
The symbol of Sighisoara city is the Clock Tower, with the 7 figurines
representing the days of the week. Nowadays tourist are visiting Sighisoara
to see the house where Dracula was born.

Top 5 most beautiful cities in Romania - Discover Transylvania

Top 5 most beautiful cities in Romania Discover Transylvania
1. Cluj-Napoca
The Cluj-Napoca city is situated in the heart of Transylvania, being the seat
of the County with the same name. It was a Dacian settlement in the 2nd

century A.D, then a Roman settlement and it was named Napoca. The name
“Cluj” comes from the word “clus” which means “close” in Latin, and it refers
to the hills that surround the city. It is also known as Klausenburg to the
Germans and Kolozsvar to the Hungarians.
There are a lot of attractions that make this city appealing. Some of them are
the Ethnographic Museum of Transylvania, the Ethnographic Park “Romulus
Vuia” (that offers the tourists the opportunity to see the traditional way of
living), the Banffy Castle, the Metropolitan Cathedral, the Botanical Garden,
the Saint Michael Church, the Tailors’ Bastion, the Central Park, the Pharmacy
Museum, the Palace of Justice, Matias Corvin’s statue, and many others.

Top 5 most beautiful cities in Romania - Discover Transylvania

Top 5 most beautiful cities in Romania Discover Transylvania
1. Brasov
Brasov city is situated in Brasov County, Transylvania. There are a lot of
attractions that make this city famous.

Other than the ski resorts, the city is famous for the Black Church, which is
one of the most representative monuments of gothic architecture. The church
name comes from the fact that it was partially destroyed in 1689 during a big
fire, and the walls remained dark.
Another important places are the Council Square (here takes place the
Golden Stag Festival), the String Street (called this way because of the small
width – 1 m), the Weavers’ Bastion, the Schei Gate, the Catherine Gate,
Black Tower, and of course the ski resort, Brasov Meadow (Poiana Brasov).

Top 5 most beautiful cities in Romania - Discover Transylvania

Top 5 most beautiful cities in Romania Discover Transylvania
1. Timisoara
Timisoara is the seat of the County with the same name, situated in western
part of Romania, in Banat region.

Here tourists can visit places like parks: Roses Park,built by the rich woman
who brought here different types of roses, Botanical Park, Civic Park; religious
monuments: Metropolitan Cathedral, Romano-Catholic Church, Serbian
Cathedral, Serbian Orthodox Episcopal Palace, Romano-Catolic dome;
palaces: Bruck Palace, Dicasterial Palace, Weiss Palace, Baroque Palace,
Dauerbach Palace, Water Palace, Loffler Palace; museums: Banat Museum,
Banatean Village Museum; squares: Traian Square, Liberty Square; Maria
Theresa Bastion, the Metallic Bridge, considered the most beautiful bridge
above the Bega River, also called “ the Eiffel Bridge”, and many others.

Top 5 most beautiful cities in Romania - Discover Transylvania

Top 5 most beautiful cities in Romania Discover Transylvania
Above are listed only 5 cities of the huge amount this country has. As you can
see, urban tourism is very developed in our country, offering different types
of attractions, for every gender, for every taste. The cities are all interesting,
fascinating, filled with culture. These are a must see so every person should
come and visit them at least once. But why trust us? Come and see it
yourselves in amazing tour of Romania!

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