Hotel Steaua

12, 1 Decembrie 1918 St, Sighisoara, Transylvania, 545400, Romania | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Sighisoara

A step back in time...

A travel blog entry by wendalex on Jul 02, 2014

44 photos

... had a go with varying degrees of success. In the early 1400's, the exiled Wallachian prince, Vlad Dracul, the father of Vlad the Impaler, made Sighisoara his home and his son, Vlad the Impaler was born in a house here in the citadel. Now its a restaurant and you can eat dinner where he was (supposedly) born! The citadel is surrounded by the modern town and is widely regarded as the most beautiful medieval town in eastern Europe. It is the only inhabited fortress that has ...

Vlad the Impaler

A travel blog entry by madanaki on May 08, 2014

1 comment, 15 photos

... times!!! There are about 5 of us from our group standing underneath the clocktower armed with cameras and looking a bit perplexed. Where's the magic? Oh George, you're a funny one.

We all had dinner at Vlad's birth house. Very touristy but we didn't mind and some of the team ordered Dracula's Kiss cocktails and Dracula's meatballs. All very tasty and delicious and we headed to our 16 th C hotel to dream of medieval times and vampires.
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Blood Soup

A travel blog entry by kirstenelise on Jul 16, 2013

23 photos

... up in bed and read, leaving the thunderstorm to the vampires.

Instead, I removed the things I didn't immediately need from my day pack and went back out into the rain.

The citadel rises up above the lower town, with ominous spired towers jutting upwards and crowned with a colorful clock tower. There are 9 remaining towers of the original 14, each named after the guilds who tended them: shoemaker's, tailor's, tinsmith's, etc. A main plaza - Piata Cetati, ...

Sighisoara and Sibiu

A travel blog entry by kworld on Mar 06, 2013

... exclusive use of the museums, walkways and cafés. I started to wonder whether Dracula perhaps had returned to his hometown...

Back at the station, I boarded what could possibly classify as the slowest train in the world. It stopped at practically every road junction in the middle of nowhere and went at a speed I still maintain I could beat on a bike. I later learned that the bus does this journey 3 times faster, but there's something distinctly charming ...

Sighhisoara and the Saxon Fortified Churches

A travel blog entry by diannemurray on Jun 25, 2012

3 comments, 95 photos

... an ornate lock with a central expansion mechanism to lock all 4 sides of the door, which we photograph.

On the way to Copsa Mare, the next church, we pass over to another valley, getting good views through the trees of the village and church.

This church is characterised by the altar end being considerably higher than the front, with a 6-metre step in the roof line because the authorities didn't want this church larger than the main one. There is ...

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