What better place for murder and mystery than Dracula’s home?
The Clock Tower houses the History Museum
The House with Stag
The Vlad Dracul House
The Church on the Hill (Bergkirche)
The Furriers’ Tower
The Citadel Square
The Streets and Houses of the Citadel
View from the tower
The Statue of Vlad Ţepeş
Jimmy, the famous and friendly dog of the Citadel
Sighişoara is situated on the Târnava Mare River, in the historic region of Transylvania. The city is know to Hungarians as “Segesvár” and to the Germans as “Schäßburg”.
I have been to many cities in my country, but I have to say that Sighişoara is one of the most beautiful cities of Romania. The Sighişoara Citadel is registered in the UNESCO world heritage. The citadel was built in the 12th century. In the 15th – 16th century, Sighişoara became an important political, economical and cultural center. The defensive wall with a length of 930 m, 14 defense towers and 5 artilery bastions used to protect the city. There are still 9 towers and two bastions.
Sighişoara is also known as the birthplace of Vlad Ţepeş (Vlad the Impaler). Vlad Ţepeş, Prince of Wallachia, was born in 1431 in…