Sighisoara By Night


In another review I recommended you spend at least one night in Sighisoara.

While the town, and in particular the Citadel, is small and could be “done” in half a day you would miss so much by so doing. This is a place for strolling around. Take your time wander the streets. Sit down, have a coffee or bite to eat and then wander again. Repeat process again. Continue reading “Sighisoara By Night”


In Defence Of Sighisoara – Towers


As you may have read in my general review on Sighisoara Citadel, the Citadel dates back to the 12th century when Transylvanian Saxons, were ordered here by the King of Hungary to settle and defend the Carpathian frontier against the steppe peoples. For this and also to keep later would be intruders at bay the fortified settlement of walls and towers was constructed and enhanced over time. In all 14 towers were built. These towers were built by various craft guilds – from which they derived their names. Continue reading “In Defence Of Sighisoara – Towers”