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Old August 22nd, 2010, 11:29 AM   #1
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SIBIU (HERMANNSTADT)

The historic city of Sibiu (Hermannstadt) is situated in Transylvania (Romania). Founded by Germans nearly 900 years ago, Sibiu is one of the most important cultural centres of Romania, and was designated a European Capital of Culture for the year 2007, in tandem with Luxembourg. Formerly the centre of the Transylvanian Saxons, the old city of Sibiu was ranked as "Europe's 8th most idyllic place to live" by Forbes

The Big Square, the historic center of the town:





Brukenthal Palace hosts the first museum ever opened in this part of Europe, the Brukenthal Art Galleries





The Lutheran Church (14th century):





The Council Tower, one of the most important monuments, is dated from 13th century:



The Catholic Church (1733)



Images from the old town:















The Stairs Passage (12th century) one of the most beautiful places in town:



The Goldsmiths Passage (13th century)



More details http://www.turism.sibiu.ro

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Old August 22nd, 2010, 12:02 PM   #2
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Its looking a very nice, beautiful place; please more photos
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Lovely!
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Old August 23rd, 2010, 03:04 PM   #4
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here's some of my own









the big square
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Old August 24th, 2010, 10:22 AM   #5
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Two more pictures:





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Old August 24th, 2010, 04:26 PM   #6
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my city is so beautiful
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Old August 26th, 2010, 09:30 AM   #7
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I realized that I have missed one of the main symbols of the city: The Bridge of Lies

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Old August 27th, 2010, 10:14 AM   #8
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... and the Ortodox Church, one of the largest in Romania

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Old August 28th, 2010, 12:13 PM   #9
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More pictures please!!!!
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Old August 30th, 2010, 03:13 PM   #10
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here you go , some more from me



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Old August 31st, 2010, 04:46 PM   #11
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thanks calavera
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Old September 1st, 2010, 09:41 AM   #12
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wow....
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Old September 10th, 2010, 09:31 AM   #13
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the modern part of the city



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Old September 19th, 2010, 01:15 PM   #14
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fresh from september 2010









fair in the small square
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The last photo is actually from a Gypsy Fair… I don’t see it to be characteristic to my city
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Old September 24th, 2010, 11:20 PM   #16
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What difference does that make? It's a fair and its one taking place in Sibiu, in the centre as well. Maybe even regularly, I don't know. Thats enough to fully justify showing a picture of it in this thread.
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Old September 26th, 2010, 08:30 PM   #17
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i'm glad everybody likes them

here's more from 2010







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