Turnul Sfatului (The Tower of the Council), Sibiu

4.6
Get a window into Transylvania's Germanic history at Turnul Sfatului (The Tower of the Council), one of the city's most prominent historic buildings. Located in the heart of Old Town, the tower dates back to the 13th century, when Saxon merchants built grand fortified towns across the region. Admire the sturdy architecture of the tower, which was once part of the city's ring of defensive walls. You'll notice the stacked sections and the large clock on each side. Climb the spiral staircase to the top for a sweeping view of medieval Sibiu. Arrange your visit to Turnul Sfatului (The Tower of the Council) and discover more family-friendly attractions in Sibiu using our Sibiu trip itinerary builder app.
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  • A cool tower in the middle of the Old Town with great views of the city. the climb is not easy (very tight stairs and no opening (no AC, no opened windows - so not easy to breath). The views from the....  more »
  • The entrance costs only 2 Lei, half a Euro. And it has a great view from all over the city. You can take nice pictures of the city above.  more »
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  • Great panorama point! Entrance is only 2 lei 👌 Definitely a place you must visit even if it's just for 5 mins!
  • A lot of atmosphere in the whole city. One of the most beautyful places I know in Romania.

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