|Historic Centre of Sighișoara|
|Official name||Historic Centre of Sighișoara|
|Designated||1999 (23rd session)|
|Region||Europe and North America|
Listed Building – Grade I
|Official name||Sighisoara Citadel|
The Historic Centre of Sighișoara (Sighișoara Citadel) is the old historic center of the town of Sighișoara (German: Schäßburg, Hungarian: Segesvár), Romania, built in the 12th century by Saxon settlers. It is an inhabited medieval citadel that, in 1999, was designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site for its 850-year-old testament to the history and culture of the Transylvanian Saxons.
Birthplace of Vlad III the Impaler (in Romanian Vlad Țepeș), Sighișoara hosts, every year, a medieval festival where arts and crafts blend with rock music and stage plays. The city marks the upper boundary of the Land of Sachsen. Like its bigger brothers, Sibiu (Hermannstadt) and Braşov (Kronstadt), Sighișoara exhibits Medieval German architectural and cultural heritage that was preserved even during the Communist period.
Municipality in Mureș, Romania
Historic Centre of Sighișoara
A left tributary of the Târnava Mare river in Romania
Criș (Târnava Mare)
Valea Morii (Târnava Mare)
Commune in Mureș, Romania
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