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ROMANIA, SIBIU.

Lovely Sibiu.

I arrived in Sibiu Romania, early morning, off the night train from Budapest in Hungary.
in November 2016. Sibiu was busy getting ready for the Christmas Market, so hotels
nearly full. i did not have a hotel booking. At a hostal that was full a helpful man
rang a hotel for me, that's how i came to be at the hotel Gallant. 140 lei or £28 in Strada Aurig,
. Good value. (2021 £31 ) There was a good restuarant . National and International menu. i stayed 2 nights. Airport is 3 miles away On leaving because i was
departing before i could have breakfast they gave me a packed breakfast to take
with me. Sibiu is a lovely place in the Transyllvannia Plateau in Central Romania. There are 3
squares which make up the main town, with steps and road down to the Lower town. The preserved
medieval walls are great feature. First recorded mention of Sibiu dates from 1191
AD . The architecture of the historic town centre is mainly Baroque and Neoclassical.ROMANIAN  TRAIN  at  SIBIU.

ROMANIAN TRAIN at SIBIU.

ROMANIAN TRAIN. - How  do  disabled  people  board  this  train ?

ROMANIAN TRAIN. - How do disabled people board this train ?

ROMANIAN TRAIN  TIMES.   -I research train  times  before  i  leave  home ,to  help  me with  timetables..

ROMANIAN TRAIN TIMES. -I research train times before i leave home ,to help me with timetables..

ROMANIA  SIBIU.

ROMANIA SIBIU.

ROMANIA,  SIBIU.  --  Tourist  information.

ROMANIA, SIBIU. -- Tourist information.

ROMANIA,  SIBIU.  -

ROMANIA, SIBIU. -

ROMANIA,  SIBIU.  --  Tourist  train.

ROMANIA, SIBIU. -- Tourist train.

ROMANIA,  SIBIU,   --  Carpenters  tower.

ROMANIA, SIBIU, -- Carpenters tower.

ROMANIA,  SIBIU.  --  Defence  tower from  medieval  times.

ROMANIA, SIBIU. -- Defence tower from medieval times.

ROMANIA,  SIBIU.  --  Defence  Wall.

ROMANIA, SIBIU. -- Defence Wall.

ROMANIA,  SIBIU.   --  Defence  Wall.   --  Sibiu was  capital  of Transylvannia twice between 1692  and  1867.

ROMANIA, SIBIU. -- Defence Wall. -- Sibiu was capital of Transylvannia twice between 1692 and 1867.

ROMANIA,  SIBIU.  --  Defence  Wall.  -  The  3  towers  in  a  row, are  for  me the  sight  of  Sibiu. They  are  in Strada Cetatil.

ROMANIA, SIBIU. -- Defence Wall. - The 3 towers in a row, are for me the sight of Sibiu. They are in Strada Cetatil.

ROMANIAN  BEER.  --  Brewery  in  Cluj.

ROMANIAN BEER. -- Brewery in Cluj.

ROMANIA,   SIBIU.  --  Council  Tower,  and  statue  of  Gheorghe Lazar in  Mare  square.

ROMANIA, SIBIU. -- Council Tower, and statue of Gheorghe Lazar in Mare square.

ROMANIA,  SIBIU.   --  Archway  from Square  Mare[ big,  large.

ROMANIA, SIBIU. -- Archway from Square Mare[ big, large.

to Square Mica [ less , smaller ]]ROMANIA,  SIBIU..  -- The  Council Tower  or  Clock  Tower is  situated at  the  corner of  Piata Mare ,the  archway  leads  to Piata  Mica.

ROMANIA, SIBIU.. -- The Council Tower or Clock Tower is situated at the corner of Piata Mare ,the archway leads to Piata Mica.

ROMANIA,   SIBIU.   --  Piata  Mica or  small  square.

ROMANIA, SIBIU. -- Piata Mica or small square.

ROMANIA,  SIBIU.  --  Tourist  Office  in Piata Mica ,believe  there  is  another  office.

ROMANIA, SIBIU. -- Tourist Office in Piata Mica ,believe there is another office.

ROMANIA,  SIBIU.      -  Road  to  Lower  town.

ROMANIA, SIBIU. - Road to Lower town.

ROMANIA,  SIBIU.   -  Iron  bridge .built  in  1859. called  "Liars  bridge" .legend  says  if  you  tell  a lie while  standing  on  the  bridge  it  will  collapse.                                                             ,  it  will colla

ROMANIA, SIBIU. - Iron bridge .built in 1859. called "Liars bridge" .legend says if you tell a lie while standing on the bridge it will collapse. , it will colla

ROMANIA,  SIBIU.   --  In Piata  Mica,  the  small  square.

ROMANIA, SIBIU. -- In Piata Mica, the small square.

ROMANIA,   SIBIU.  --  Council  tower.

ROMANIA, SIBIU. -- Council tower.

ROMANIA,  SIBIU.   --  Cathedral of  St  Mary  started  in  14th  century possibly has  Roman  Catholic now  the  Evangelical  Church.

ROMANIA, SIBIU. -- Cathedral of St Mary started in 14th century possibly has Roman Catholic now the Evangelical Church.

ROMANIA,  SIBIU.  --  Statue of  Bishop Georg Daniel Teutsch outside  St  Mary  cathedral.in Piata  Huet.

ROMANIA, SIBIU. -- Statue of Bishop Georg Daniel Teutsch outside St Mary cathedral.in Piata Huet.

ROMANIA,  SIBIU.  --  Clocktower  of St  Mary  cathedral.  Over  73m  high.

ROMANIA, SIBIU. -- Clocktower of St Mary cathedral. Over 73m high.

ROMANIA,  SIBIU.   --  Piata  Mare.

ROMANIA, SIBIU. -- Piata Mare.

ROMANIA,  SIBIU.  --  Holy  Trinity Church  in  Piata  Mare.

ROMANIA, SIBIU. -- Holy Trinity Church in Piata Mare.

ROMANIA,  SIBIU.   -  Piata  Mare.

ROMANIA, SIBIU. - Piata Mare.

ROMANIA,  SIBIU.  -  Brukenthol  National  Museum.. Piata  Mare

ROMANIA, SIBIU. - Brukenthol National Museum.. Piata Mare

ROMANIA,  SIBIU.  ---   Piata  Mica.

ROMANIA, SIBIU. --- Piata Mica.

ROMANIA,  SIBIU,  --  Inside  Tango  cafe,  looking  into  Square

ROMANIA, SIBIU, -- Inside Tango cafe, looking into Square

ROMANIA,  SIBIU.  --In  Tango  Cafe.  --Ciuc  beer owned  by  Heineken.

ROMANIA, SIBIU. --In Tango Cafe. --Ciuc beer owned by Heineken.

ROMANIA,  SIBIU.    --  Christmas  market.

ROMANIA, SIBIU. -- Christmas market.

ROMANIA   SIBIU.  -- Great  Square ready  for  Christmas.

ROMANIA SIBIU. -- Great Square ready for Christmas.

ROMANIA,  SIBIU.  --  Christmas  market in  Great Square.

ROMANIA, SIBIU. -- Christmas market in Great Square.

ROMANIA,  SIBIU.  --  Christmas  market  in  November.

ROMANIA, SIBIU. -- Christmas market in November.

ROMANIA,  SIBIU.  --Stayed  at  the  hotel Gallant, B-dul  Victoriei, in  a  green  area,15  minute  walk  from  centre  of  town. Very  good  place.  Taxi fare  about  £2,english.

ROMANIA, SIBIU. --Stayed at the hotel Gallant, B-dul Victoriei, in a green area,15 minute walk from centre of town. Very good place. Taxi fare about £2,english.

ROMANIA,  SIBIU.  --  Hotel  room.

ROMANIA, SIBIU. -- Hotel room.

ROMANIA  SIBIU.  --Meal  in  hotel. Gallant  restaurant.

ROMANIA SIBIU. --Meal in hotel. Gallant restaurant.

ROMANIA  SIBIU. --  Romanian  currency  .--  In  2016  it  seemed to  go  a  long  way.- The  leu [Lei

ROMANIA SIBIU. -- Romanian currency .-- In 2016 it seemed to go a long way.- The leu [Lei

is divided into 100 Bani, little use for coins. Notes clean and strong material.]ROMANIA,  SIBIU.  --  Across  the  road  from  the  hotel was  this  missile,  don't  know  why.

ROMANIA, SIBIU. -- Across the road from the hotel was this missile, don't know why.

ROMANIA,  SIBIU.  --  Main shopping  street.

ROMANIA, SIBIU. -- Main shopping street.

ROMANIA,  SIBIU.  --  Nicolae  Balsescu  main  shopping  street ,a  pedestrian  area.

ROMANIA, SIBIU. -- Nicolae Balsescu main shopping street ,a pedestrian area.

ROMANIA,  SIBIU-  I thought  this  building  was  watching  me  !

ROMANIA, SIBIU- I thought this building was watching me !

ROMANIA,  SIBIU.--   Main  street.

ROMANIA, SIBIU.-- Main street.

ROMANIA,  SIBIU.  --  Budget  cafe. --  I  had  a nice  cheap  meal  here.

ROMANIA, SIBIU. -- Budget cafe. -- I had a nice cheap meal here.

ROMANIA,  SIBIU.  --  Steps  down  to  Lower  Town..

ROMANIA, SIBIU. -- Steps down to Lower Town..

ROMANIA,  SIBIU.  ---Street  sign  on  way  down  to  lower  town.

ROMANIA, SIBIU. ---Street sign on way down to lower town.

ROMANIA,  SIBIU,   Lower  town.

ROMANIA, SIBIU, Lower town.

ROMANIA,  SIBIU,  --  Lower  town.

ROMANIA, SIBIU, -- Lower town.

ROMANIA, SIBIU,   --Down  to  lower  town.

ROMANIA, SIBIU, --Down to lower town.

ROMANIA,  SIBIU.--  Cafe  and  Bistro,   i  had  a hot  meal here.

ROMANIA, SIBIU.-- Cafe and Bistro, i had a hot meal here.

ROMANIA,  SIBIU.  --  This  lovely  meal was  still bubbling  hot,  spilling  over.

ROMANIA, SIBIU. -- This lovely meal was still bubbling hot, spilling over.

ROMANIA,  SIBIU.  --  The  taxi  as  the fare and  distance  on  the  door..  Very  reasonable.  prices.

ROMANIA, SIBIU. -- The taxi as the fare and distance on the door.. Very reasonable. prices.

ROMANIA,  SIBIU.  --  Sitting  outside in the  main  square in  November..

ROMANIA, SIBIU. -- Sitting outside in the main square in November..

ROMANIA,,  SIBIU.   --Romanian  Orthodox Cathedral was  built  between  1902  and  1906..

ROMANIA,, SIBIU. --Romanian Orthodox Cathedral was built between 1902 and 1906..

ROMANIA,  SIBIU.  --  Orthodox  Cathedral.  Is  the  seat of  the  Metropolitain of  Transylvnia.

ROMANIA, SIBIU. -- Orthodox Cathedral. Is the seat of the Metropolitain of Transylvnia.

ROMANIA  SIBIU.   --  Orthodox  cathedral.

ROMANIA SIBIU. -- Orthodox cathedral.

ROMANIA,  SIBIU.   --  Orthodox  cathedral.

ROMANIA, SIBIU. -- Orthodox cathedral.

ROMANIA,  SIBIU.  --  Orthodox  cathedral.

ROMANIA, SIBIU. -- Orthodox cathedral.

ROMANIA, SIBIU.  --  Orthodox  cathedral.

ROMANIA, SIBIU. -- Orthodox cathedral.

ROMANIA,  SIBIU,  -- Orthodox  cathedral.

ROMANIA, SIBIU, -- Orthodox cathedral.

Great placeFLAG  OF  ROMANIA.

FLAG OF ROMANIA.

-------- There is an Airport 6km from centre of Sibiu, i believe plenty of buses. --- Sibiu rail/bus station is 5oom from centre. -- Train to Budapest 10 hours. to Bucharest 6 hours, to SIGAISORA 5 hours with a change.

Posted by alectrevor 11:47

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Comments

Looks well worth visiting. I've been to Romania, but not to here.

by irenevt

What a lovely place. The "Little" Square looked pretty big to me. I loved the bear (Ursus) beer you had. It drive my husband crazy but I love to ride the little tourist trains. He thinks they are for children but we've seldom seen any children on them, just other tourists like us.

The Christmas Markets are so much fun.

by Beausoleil

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