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Scara Scolarilor, Sighisoara 545400, Romania
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nice trip to Sighisoara. Interesting history of the stairs. Once arrived on the top you will get a very nive panorama of the city.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank georgemutes
Reviewed 3 December 2018

It links the St Nicholas Church on the hill with the rest of the old town. It takes you about 5-8 minutes to climb the stairs. Sometimes there is a guy singing at the entrance, making the walk more enjoyable.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank GeorgianaS08
Reviewed 14 October 2018 via mobile

Granted it's a lot of stairs, but the novelty wears off about 2 mins in. Take a photo from the top and it sort of looks like a mine shaft.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank LondonTom85
Reviewed 8 October 2018

It's interesting going up there but I wouldn't say it's a must see. You do get to see the church, the old school and a decent view.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank marianH951HX
Reviewed 28 September 2018 via mobile

That’s the count rhythm you need to get into your head for going up this stairway: 6 steps up + 2 steps to cover each landing. We went up the hill via the stairway and down the hill on the cobblestone path. Great views from...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank WasOnce
Reviewed 24 September 2018

on the hill there is a high school and the idea was to protect the children on their way to school, during winter, mainly it's a nice place, which brings you close to the church from above, an important Gothic church of Romania the steps...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank PopisteanuG
Reviewed 18 September 2018 via mobile

Pace yourself-it is a hard climb but it is covered with rest stops. I made it but it was sad and slightly irritating to find a women sitting on one side and a child on the other begging for money. It left a small place...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Lickcreek
Reviewed 16 September 2018

178 steps with a rest stop after each sixth step so it isn't too arduous. Worth the trip up these to see the Church and the old school. If you don't feel like coming down the same way, wander down through the cemetery at the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Lyn2905
Reviewed 14 September 2018

The steps lead you to the Church on the Hill. There are wooden steps and then stone landings. People can rest as they go as there are handrails too. Good fun.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Dawn3847
Reviewed 7 September 2018 via mobile

The black wooden covered stairs of the historic quarter of Sighisoara is a practic and nice idea, protecting children of those times - arround the 16 the century, and pls. forgive me of possibily not being extact with the period, since I'm writing it from...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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