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Apartment overlooking to the hill of the citadel


Entire home/flat

4 Guests

2 Bedrooms

2 Beds


Entire home/flat

4 Guests

2 Bedrooms

2 Beds

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About this listing

The apartment is located 5-10 minutes away from the train station, city center and citadel, in a quite area.

Good to know that the apartment is on the last floor (5th) and there is no lift in the building.


The space
Accommodates: 4
Bathrooms: 2
Bedrooms: 2
Beds: 2
Check In: 5PM - 10PM
Check Out: 6PM
Room type: Entire home/flat

Amenities

Prices
Extra people: No Charge
Weekly Discount: 10%

Description

The space

The beautiful view it makes more interesting the apartment.

The neighbourhood

Sighisoara is an outstanding testimony to the culture of the Transylvanian Saxons, a culture that is coming to a close after 850 years and will continue to exist only through its architectural and urban monuments.
During the 12th century, the Transylvanian Saxons built a new citadel which was named Schäßburg.
Sighisoara (Schäßburg - Schassburg or Schäsbrich in German) still stands as one of the most beautiful and best-preserved medieval towns in Europe.
Designated as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO, this perfectly intact 16th century gem with nine towers, cobbled streets, burgher houses and ornate churches rivals the historic streets of Old Prague or Vienna for atmospheric magic. It is also the birthplace of Vlad Dracula, also known as Vlad Tepes (Vlad the Impaler), ruler of the province of Walachia from 1456 to 1462.
It was he who inspired Bram Stoker's fictional creation, Count Dracula.

His house is just one of the many attractions here. Others include the Church on the Hill with its 500-year-old frescoes, the 13th century Venetian House and the Church of the Dominican Monastery, known for its Transylvanian renaissance carved altarpiece, baroque pulpit, Oriental carpets and 17th century organ.

Sighisoara's citadel was built in the 12th century, when it was known as Castrum Sex (Fort Six), and was further strengthened and extended in the 15th century.
In 1298, the town was mentioned as Schespurch, while in 1367 it was called Civitas de Seguswar.
The name of Sighisoara was first noted in a written document issued by Vlad Dracul,
Vlad the Impaler's father, in 1431.

In the 14th and 15th centuries, the economic growth recorded by Sighisoara's industrious craftsmen and tradesmen ensured financial means for the construction of a strong defense system provided with 14 towers and several bastions provided with gunnery directed to all four cardinal points. Each tower was built, maintained and defended by a craft guild.
Among the most striking is the 14th century Clock Tower.
This tower controlled the main gate of the half-mile-long defensive wall and stored the city's treasures.

Sighisoara was not the biggest or richest of the seven Saxon walled citadels* in Transylvania, but it has become one of the most popular. A walk through the town's hilly streets with their original medieval architecture, magical mix of winding cobbled alleys, steep stairways, secluded squares, towers, turrets and enchantingly preserved citadel, is like stepping back in time.

Sighisoara's Citadel (Cetatea Sighisoarei)
Medieval structures that have whistood the centuries include:
Blacksmiths' Tower (Turnul Fierarilor), Butchers' Tower (Turnul Macelarilor), Cobblers' Tower (Turnul Cizmarilor), Furriers' Tower (Turnul Cojocarilor), Ropemakers' Tower (Turnul Franghierilor), Tailors' Tower (Turnul Croitorilor), Tanners' Tower (Turnul Tabacarilor) and Tinsmiths' Tower (Turnul Cositorilor).
The ninth tower still standing is the Clock Tower itself.

The Citadel Square (Piata Cetatii)

This quaint small square lies at the heart of the citadel. In the old days, street markets, craft fairs, public executions and witch trials were held here. From this square, you can easily access the main attractions of Sighisoara.

The Clock Tower (Turnul cu Ceas)

Address: Piata Cetatii

Open six days a week:

May 15 - September 15
Tue. - Fri.: 9 a.m. - 6:30 p.m.;
Sat. - Sun.: 10 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Closed Mon.

September 16 - May 14
Tue. - Fri.: 9 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.;
Sat. - Sun.: 10 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Closed Mon.

The Church of the Dominican Monastery (Biserica Manastirii Dominicane)
The Church on the Hill (Biserica din Deal/Romanian - Bergkirche/German)
Open: Mon. - Sun. 10 a.m. -6 p.m.

The Scholars' Stairs
Built in 1642, the covered stair-passage was meant to facilitate and protect schoolchildren and churchgoers on their climb to the school and church during wintertime. Originally, the stairs had 300 steps, but after 1849, their number
was reduced to 175.

Vlad Dracul's House (Casa Dracula)
Address: Str. Cositorarilor 5

The Stag House (Casa cu Cerb)
Address: Piata Cetatii

The Venetian House (Casa Venetiana)
Address: Piata Muzeului

St. Joseph Roman-Catholic Church (Biserica Romano-Catolica Sf. Iosif)
Address: Str. Zidul Cetatii

The History Museum (Muzeul de Istorie)

Address: Piata Muzeului 1 (inside the Clock Tower)
Tel:
Open six days a week:

May 15 - September 15
Tue. - Fri.: 9 a.m. - 6:30 p.m.;
Sat. - Sun.: 10 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Closed Mon.

September 16 - May 14
Tue. - Fri.: 9 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.;
Sat. - Sun.: 10 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Closed Mon.

The Torture Room (Camera de Tortura)

Address: Piata Muzeului 1 (inside the Clock Tower)
Tel:

This small but interesting museum is housed at the foot of the Clock Tower in the same room where prisoners were tortured and confessions were extorted during the Middle Ages. Some of the amazing torture instruments and methods are on display.

The Weapons Collection (Colectia de Arme Medievale)

Address: Str. Cositorarilor 5
Tel:

Housed on the first floor of the house in which Vlad the Impaler (Vlad Draculea) was born, the museum features an array of medieval weapons, showcasing the development of weapons used in and around the town throughout the ages. Also on display is an oil portrait of Michael Freiherr von Melas ().
Born in Sighisoara, he became a general of the Austrian mounted troops and fought against Napoleon Bonaparte's army at Marenga (June 14, 1880).

Getting around

Nearby Attraction

The Fortified Church at Saschiz
Where: 10 miles east of Sighisoara
Access: car, bus, train

The Fortified Church Biertan
Where: 18 miles west of Sighisoara
Access: car

Malancrav
Where: 15 miles southwest of Sighisoara
Access: car, bus

Birtan & Richis
Where: 22 miles southwest of Sighisoara
Access: car, bus

Saschiz & Rupea
Where: 32 miles south of Sighisoara
Access: car, bus, train

Targu Mures
Where: 25 miles northeast of Sighisoara
Access: car, bus, train

Medieval town of Medias
Where: 20 miles southwest of Sighisoara
Access: car, bus, train

Medieval town of Sibiu
Where: 54 miles southwest of Sighisoara
Access: car, bus, train

The Fortified Church at Viscri
Where: 25 miles southeast of Sighisoara
Access: car

The Fortified Church at Harman
Where: 65 miles southeast of Sighisoara
Access: car, train to Brasov, and bus from Brasov to Harman

Medieval town of Brasov
Where: 72 miles southeast of Sighisoara
Access: car, bus, train

Bran (Dracula's) Castle
Where: 98 miles southeast of Sighisoara
Access: car, train to Brasov, and bus from Brasov to Bran

Festivals & Events
Festival of Medieval Arts and Crafts
Re-creating a medieval atmosphere, complete with troubadour music and costume parades, street entertainers and handicraft displays, open-air concerts and medieval ceremonies, this event offers the chance to immerse yourself in the lore and legends of medieval Transylvania.


House Rules
No smoking
Not suitable for pets
No parties or events
May not be safe or suitable for infants (Under 2 years)
Check-in time is 5PM - 10PM.

The apartment is on the last floor (5th) and there is no elevator/lift in the building.

In the period october - june:
The check-in is between: 17:00 - 22:00.
The check-out is until 18:00.

In the period july- september:
The check-in and the check-out is flexible.


Cancellations

Flexible

Cancel up to 24 hours before your trip and get a full refund, including service fees.


Safety features
Carbon monoxide detector

Availability
1 night minimum stay.
From Apr 4 - Oct 3, 2017 the minimum stay is 1 night.

Exact location information is provided after a booking is confirmed.

27 Reviews


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Antea User Profile
April 2017
An amazing place. The apartment is so pretty and there is a beautiful view. The apartment is well equipped and near cittadella of Sighisoara. The host is very friendly and helpful.

Ciprian Marius User Profile
December 2016
We loved the location and the view. Those chairs in the balcony are perfect for drinking your coffee. The apartment was very clean, equipped with everything you need. I would recommend it to anyone who wants to stay in Sighișoara.
Hermina User Profile
Response from Hermina:
Thank you Ciprian! You're welcome back any time! :)
December 2016

Nick User Profile
November 2016
The apartment was great - good location, very clean and comfortable. Would definitely stay here again if we come to Sighisoara and would recommend to anyone visiting!
Hermina User Profile
Response from Hermina:
Thank you for your nice review, you're welcome back any time. :)
November 2016

Ada User Profile
October 2016
Hermina's father and cousin met us and they were so very friendly and warm. The family had left us a bunch of goodies, too. The view is gorgeous, overlooking the river and the citadel. Quiet neighborhood (not counting the church bells). I've stayed in a lot of Airbnbs, and this is going down as one of the best. I loved it.
Hermina User Profile
Response from Hermina:
Thank you for your wonderful review and your advices! I hope that you felt good in our apartment. You and your husband were such a nice people, you're welcome back any time.
October 2016

Clara User Profile
September 2016
We had a really lovely stay at Herminia's place. It is such a nice flat, very clean and comfortable. we will definitely recommend this. thank you :)
Hermina User Profile
Response from Hermina:
Thank you for your nice review, you're welcome back any time. :)
September 2016

Michal User Profile
September 2016
The apartment is great. It's situated near the old town, full equipment, very clean and modern. We were welcomed by Hermina sister and she was very nice. They bought water and a bottle of wine for us!!! Really cool host!! The only really really small minus is that the apartment is on the top floor so there is a little bit hot. For me it was to noisy because windows are on the main street but my friends didn't notice that so maybe I'm used to live in absolutely silence... ;) I recommend the apartment as a great place to stay in Sighisoara.
Hermina User Profile
Response from Hermina:
Thank you for your review. :)
September 2016

David User Profile
September 2016
The host's relatives helped us find the apartment, which has an excellent location in a quiet and friendly neighborhood. The apartment itself is extremely well furnished, even with a jacuzzi. The stairs up to the apartment (79steps) presented no problem for us. The host was always ready to help. We highly enjoyed our stay, partly because of the enchanting city but also because of the apartment.
Hermina User Profile
Response from Hermina:
Thank you for your nice review. It's good to know that are 79 steps. I never was so curious to number it. :)
September 2016

Sighișoara, Romania · Joined in February 2016
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