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Turnul Sfatului (The Tower of the Council)

Sibiu, Romania
+40 359 407 235
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Dont be scared

It costs two lei once you come down. Amazing views but beware the stairs there are a lot and if you... read more

Reviewed 27 March 2017
Aundrea D
via mobile
Little adventure up the steep steps for the view!

I love little towers like this with wonky old steps that feel like they could crumble beneath you... read more

Reviewed 14 March 2017
Hazel W
via mobile
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Sibiu, Romania
+40 359 407 235
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Reviewed 27 March 2017 via mobile

It costs two lei once you come down. Amazing views but beware the stairs there are a lot and if you are scared of hightail or falling your legs will cramp. It is so very worth it a must do while you are here!!!!

Thank Aundrea D
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

I love little towers like this with wonky old steps that feel like they could crumble beneath you. Half way up the tower you find the clock face mechanism that is ticking away and at the top there are great views from 4 big windows...More

Thank Hazel W
Reviewed 14 March 2017

The climb to the top is a great workout for the leg muscles, but well worth the effort. The panoramic views from the top are excellent (though slightly spoiled for photography by the double-glazed windows!). Very cheap to visit, well worth the 2 lei entrance...More

Thank mikejliddle
Reviewed 27 February 2017

Pray that an earthquake doesn't find you while climbing those stairs. Because you can't even turn away to the other direction. Nothing happens inside. In January it was colder inside than outside. It would be great if you could find something interesting hapening inside

Thank Oana N
Reviewed 23 February 2017

The Tower of the Council is a place to start or to end a journey in Sibiu as you can learn many things about its history and as well admire the beautiful architecture from the top. Being not only an important landmark (and often being...More

Thank menq
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Between the two squeres in Sibiu is this tower that you don't must miss. It is cheap (2 lei) to visit and deserve. It have 7 levels I remember and at every level is a little interesting exhibition about the city. On the top you...More

Thank TourGuideBrasov
Reviewed 13 February 2017

From the outside it does look a little plain, with a nice clock. However the fun begins climbing up the many stairs, to the top. There are rooms on the way up with things to see. We had to get a piccie with the executioner...More

Thank JnVSydney
Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

Cheap entry fees and some nice views of the old town center from the top! I recommend going up on a clear day right around sunset when the old buildings are soaked in the orange glow of the sunset!

Thank 19Traveler19
Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

For just 2 lei (less than 50 cents) you can have a beautiful view of Sibiu's main square, while also visiting a beautiful, old tower and a very interesting bell.

Thank Vladimir1998
Reviewed 29 December 2016

It's tiny inside this stairwell, but seeing the inner workings of the clock and of course the views from the top make it worth it!

Thank Chrissy B
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