Map of Sighişoara: Schaessburg, Segesvár - sights, festivals

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Segesvár, Sighișoara, Schaessburg, arise upon Tarnava with its secessionist castles, with its castle-wall having 10 watch-towers, multicultural habitants who can live together in harmony. In the past the Hungarian kingdom took here the Saxons to protect its borders. The living conditions give secure establishment not only for the Saxons, but for the Romanians, Hungarians, Jews, Gypsies well, who has given an example of peaceful cohabitation since then. This is a town were you can't mope. The near the variety of sights in each year summer in Cloister Church and the Mountainy Church gives place every Sunday to the organ concert, in August there is going to take place the Muzica Academica festival and the Pro Etnica Festival, in July the Medieval Festival.
History of the city in chronological order:
1141-1161 Géza II colonized the Saxons in Sighisoara
1191 - the first Saxon wooden fortress was built
1350 - construction of the walls and the fortified church begins
1421 - Vlad Țepes is born
1438 - the fortress was devastated by the Turks
1522 - attestation of the first school in the hill
1600 - the city is conquered by Mihai Viteazul later by Basta.
1603 - Székely Mózes with the the Turks attacks the fortress
1605 - Bocskai attacked the fortress
1630 - was chosen Rákóczi György I. principe of Transylvania.
1662 - the fortress was attacked by Kemény János
1646 - plague epidemic
1676 - a large fire
1706 - the curses of Pekry Lőrinc destroy 5 bastions, 9 remain
1709 - plague epidemic
1788 - a large fire
1849 - General Bem's army enters the city
1849 - near the town was the Battle of Sighisoara in 1849.
1876 - the town becomes the residence of Târnava Mare County
1999 - the historic center becomes part of the world heritage
Sights in Sighișoara

Sighișoara, Photo: Mircea Vâlcu

Sighișoara, Photo: Mircea Vâlcu

Sighișoara, Photo: Mircea Vâlcu

Sighișoara, Photo: Mircea Vâlcu

Sighișoara, Photo: Mircea Vâlcu

Sighișoara, Photo: Mircea Vâlcu

Sighișoara, Photo: Mircea Vâlcu

Sighișoara, Photo: Mircea Vâlcu

Sighișoara, Photo: Daniel Stoica

Sighișoara, Photo: Daniel Stoica

Sighișoara, Photo: Mircea Vâlcu

Sighișoara, Photo: Mircea Vâlcu

Sighișoara, Photo: Mircea Vâlcu

Sighișoara, Photo: Mircea Vâlcu

Sighișoara, Photo: Mircea Vâlcu

Sighișoara, Photo: Mircea Vâlcu

Sighișoara, Clock Tower, photo: Sighișoara Mayor's Office

Sighișoara, Clock Tower, photo: Sighișoara Mayor's Office

Student Stares, Photo: Constantin Zaharia

Student Stares, Photo: Constantin Zaharia

Sighișoara, House with Stage, photo: Ioan Doinaș Mureșan, Photo: Ioan Doinaș Mureșan

Sighișoara, House with Stage, photo: Ioan Doinaș Mureșan, Photo: Ioan Doinaș Mureșan

Sighișoara, Tanners' Tower, photo: Mihaela Ilie, Photo: Mihaela Ilie

Sighișoara, Tanners' Tower, photo: Mihaela Ilie, Photo: Mihaela Ilie

Sighișoara, House with Stage, photo: Hetei Gábor, Photo: Hetei Gábor

Sighișoara, House with Stage, photo: Hetei Gábor, Photo: Hetei Gábor

Sighisoara, Boot-tower, photo: Sighișoara Mayor's Office

Sighisoara, Boot-tower, photo: Sighișoara Mayor's Office

Sighișoara, Clock Tower, photo: Sighișoara Mayor's Office

Sighișoara, Clock Tower, photo: Sighișoara Mayor's Office

Sighișoara, Photo: Bazsó Dombi András

Sighișoara, Photo: Bazsó Dombi András

Sighișoara, Photo: Alina Ghibu

Sighișoara, Photo: Alina Ghibu

Sighișoara, Photo: Alexandra și Bogdan Mârza

Sighișoara, Photo: Alexandra și Bogdan Mârza

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Map of Sighişoara: Schaessburg, Segesvár - sights, festivals
Sighişoara: Hilly Church

Sighişoara: Hilly Church

Sighişoara: Rope Tower

Sighişoara: Rope Tower

Sighişoara: Tin-tower

Sighişoara: Tin-tower

Sighişoara: Tanners' Tower

Sighişoara: Tanners' Tower

Sighişoara: Student Stares

Sighişoara: Student Stares

Sighişoara: Butchers' Tower

Sighişoara: Butchers' Tower

Sighişoara: Furriers-tower

Sighişoara: Furriers-tower

Sighişoara: Clock Tower

Sighişoara: Clock Tower

Sighişoara: Blacksmith Tower

Sighişoara: Blacksmith Tower

Sighişoara: Vlad Dracu house

Sighişoara: Vlad Dracu house

Sighişoara: Venetian house

Sighişoara: Venetian house

Sighişoara: Cloister Church

Sighişoara: Cloister Church

Sighişoara: House with Stage

Sighişoara: House with Stage

Sighişoara: Medieval Fortress

Sighişoara: Medieval Fortress

Sighişoara: Taylor Tower

Sighişoara: Taylor Tower

Sighişoara: Schaessburg, Segesvár - sights, festivals

Sighişoara: Schaessburg, Segesvár - sights, festivals

Sighişoara: Boot-tower

Sighişoara: Boot-tower

Sighişoara: Lazar's Church

Sighişoara: Lazar's Church