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Sibiu, or Hermannstadt as it was known, was the grandest of the seven walled cities built by Saxon settlers in Transylvania during the twelfth century. The others were: Braºov (Kronstadt), Bistrita (Bistritz), Cluj (Klausenburg), Medias (Mediasch), Sebes (Mühlbach) and Sighiºoara (Schässburg). The big question most visitors planning a trip around Romania ask is, "Out of Braºov, Sighiºoara and Sibiu, which is the best?" The guide books seem to favour Braºov and Sighiºoara, but nearly everyone I have ever asked this question, be they Romanian or foreign, has unhesitatingly answered, "Sibiu". And I would agree: Sibiu is simply the best of them all.
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