We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Turnul Sfatului (The Tower of the Council)

Certificate of Excellence
Improve this listing
Sponsored by:
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Your filters are still active.
There are no pins in your viewport. Try moving the map or changing your filters.
Sponsored by:
Get directions
Address: Sibiu, Romania

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

Read all 75 reviews
Visitor rating
  • 45
    Excellent
  • 26
    Very good
  • 3
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
Nice city view

Don't expect Pisa or Eiffel, but worth to go up to see the city view. And the surrounding area is full with restaurants and coffee bars to spend some nice time before or after..

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 20, 2015
Sorin-Daniel D
,
Constanta, Romania
Add Photo Write a Review

75 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Date | Rating
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Hungarian first
  • Italian first
  • Japanese first
  • Portuguese first
  • Russian first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Constanta, Romania
Top Contributor
63 reviews 63 reviews
23 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

Don't expect Pisa or Eiffel, but worth to go up to see the city view. And the surrounding area is full with restaurants and coffee bars to spend some nice time before or after..

Was this review helpful? Yes
Brussels, Belgium
Contributor
20 reviews 20 reviews
20 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015

Go to the top if you don't mind climbing stairs - a really nice view. Was once part of sort of town fortification.

Was this review helpful? Yes
NSW AUSTRALIA
Top Contributor
320 reviews 320 reviews
135 attraction reviews
152 helpful votes 152 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

Gets your heart pumping as you climb to the top. Amazing view once you get there. Very busy with school students, not a lot of room on the steps.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Bucharest, Bucuresti, Romania
Top Contributor
191 reviews 191 reviews
114 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

Interesting piece of history, very old, beautiful details, part of the old defending walls of the city.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Bucharest, Romania
Reviewer
4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015

Sibiu main's and tallest tower. I recommend to go all the way to the top. It's an amazing view. Can't open the windows to take photos, though.

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Reviewer
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

Really, really beautiful. The entire town can be seen from up there. It's less than 1 euro to visit it. Loved it!

Was this review helpful? Yes
Toronto, Canada
Top Contributor
69 reviews 69 reviews
47 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

Built in the XIII Century, the tower is the crossing passage that links Sibiu's Big Square and Small Square. A climb to the top of the tower is well worth it. One of the most beautiful 360° views of the city. Not to forget the centuries old clock, still functional nowadays. Lots of picture opportunities.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Bucharest, Romania
Top Contributor
137 reviews 137 reviews
104 attraction reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

This tower in situated in the center of Brasov. If you go upstairs you can enjoy a really nice view of the city center and the sourroundings.

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Timisoara, Romania
Top Contributor
74 reviews 74 reviews
43 attraction reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

If you are into taking photos or just want to see a great panorama of Sibiu, you must climb the 400 stairs of the tower. You won't regret it!

Was this review helpful? Yes
sibiu
Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
11 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

Beautiful view of the city 360 degrees and an impressive clock mechanism one of the first in Romania. Great spot for photos!

Was this review helpful? Yes 1

Travelers who viewed Turnul Sfatului (The Tower of the Council) also viewed

 

Been to Turnul Sfatului (The Tower of the Council)? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Owners: What's your side of the story?

Register now for free — and start getting automatic notification of new reviews, responding to traveler feedback, adding new photos to your listing and much more.

Manage your listing

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Turnul Sfatului (The Tower of the Council) staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do I have to buy a ticket for my infant?
  • How do I get there using public transportation?
  • Is there a restaurant or café onsite?