04 April 2012

Article on Transylvania

Today I found this nice article about Transylvania.

Sighisoara - old pictures

Well, while we cannot have pictures from the medieval Sighișoara, we can definitely enjoy this images from 100 years ago with the fortified citadel. The layout of the fortified town was characteristic to the German towns from the late middle-ages. Let's not forget that the first documentary attestation of Sighișoara is from 1291, under the name Castrum Sex ("the town on the hill").