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Big Square (Piata Mare) Tours

With a width of over 140 meters, Sibiu’s Big Square (Piata Mare) is aptly named and for visitors, the enormous pedestrianized square makes a strategic starting point for a tour of the city. Piata Mare, along with neighboring Piata Mica and Piata Huet, makes up the main hub of Sibiu’s Old Town and is home to some of the district’s most impressive architecture.

Almost everywhere you turn on the square, you’ll be confronted by historical landmarks. At the north end of the square stands the Turnul Statului (Council Tower), the Holy Trinity Church and the early-20th-century City Hall, next to which is the tourist information office. To the west is the Brukenthal Museum and the Romanian Art Gallery, while the south and east sides are home to notable buildings like the 15th-century Casa Generalilor and Casa Hecht; the Romanesque Casa Haller, now home to the Haller Café; and the 16th-century Casa Weidner, now a hotel.

Dating back to before the 15th-century, Piata Mare has long been the focal point of local life, hosting everything from town meetings and markets, to executions. Today, it’s a buzzing with life day and night, with a smattering of cafés and restaurants circling the square and seasonal events like a Christmas market and summer fair held there throughout the year.

Practical Info

The Big Square (Piata Mare) is located in central Sibiu, just south of the Piata Mica. 

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4-Day Private Tour in Transylvania from Bucharest

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 5 Reviews

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4.5 star rating: Recommended 2 Reviews

This tour is not to be missed by those who appreciate medieval fortresses, architecture and history. This tour will give you the opportunity to visit both ...  Read more

Location: Bucharest, Romania
Duration: 13 hours (approx.)

From USD $75.28
2-Day Private Medieval City of Sibiu Tour from Bucharest, Bucharest, Day Trips
TVRM_SORTED : true ESSENTIAL : 2 ADMISSION : 5

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Location: Bucharest, Romania
Duration: 2 days (approx.)

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Highlights : Turda salt mine Alba Carolina Vauban fortress Hunyad Castle in Hunedoara Sibiu medieval city (named European Capital of ...  Read more

Location: Cluj-Napoca, Romania
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