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Address: Piata Huet, 3, Sibiu, Romania
Description: In the proximity of the Evangelic Church.

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Considered the oldest existing building in the city, it is only the first gate tower of fortifications preserved and dates back to the turn of the century XII or XIII.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 3, 2015
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Bucharest, Romania

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Bucharest, Romania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

Considered the oldest existing building in the city, it is only the first gate tower of fortifications preserved and dates back to the turn of the century XII or XIII.

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Bucharest, Romania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

I stayed at the Vicenza Square Hotel, so obviously I walked those stairs up and down several times to get to and from Piata Huet and the old city.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

the view is great, over the city from the 4 towers side, you have to pay extra but it's something like 3 lei and worth going up!

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Cluj-Napoca, Romania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

The clock inside the tower, one of the oldest clocks in Romania, dating back to the 15th century, is an absolute masterpiece. You can look at its mechanisms through the glass surrounding it. At the last floor, you can admire the city.

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Bucharest, Bucuresti, Romania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

Probably the oldest building in the city, it was also part of the old defending walls, very interesting to see. Just amazing to watch and think it is so old.

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Bucharest, Romania
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015

The tower is not that tall, comparing to the tower of the council. The building is really old. It is worth to pay a visit and just find out more about the history of the tower.

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Timisoara, Romania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

Known as the oldest building in town, it offers a great idea of how the town was centuries ago and takes you to old times. The tower and this part of the town reminds me of another great town in the area: Sighisoara.

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Bucharest, Romania
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

In my oppinion this structure barely can be named a tower...it's far to be high.It is interesting only just by the fact it's considered the oldest building in the town.As I see here, a lot of people confuse it with Turnul Sfatului(The Tower of the Council),wich is much higher.Turnul Scarilor is situated in Piața Huet(Huet Square) and the only pictures... More 

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Zoetermeer, The Netherlands
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

The Tower of Stairs is part of the first fortification of the town of Sibiu. It was constructed during the late 12th or early 13th century. It connected the upper town with the lower town. The tower now houses the “Golden Barrel” (Butoiul de Aur) restaurant that is Romania’s oldest restaurant. An inscription “1542” in the tower may refer to... More 

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

very nice view over Sibiu's City Centre. not very high, so easy to get to the top. Very nice old clock inside

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Address: Piata Huet, 3, Sibiu, Romania
Location: Europe  >  Romania  >  Transylvania  >  Central Romania  >  Sibiu County  >  Sibiu

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