George slaying the dragon, which stands in front of the church, was inspired by one of the world's most famous equestrian sculptures, a 14-th century statue displayed in centre of Prague. The imposing portal at the entrance was built by a priest, Biro Jozsef, after the Black Death struck the town (1738-1742).
Address: Piata Unirii This church is one of the most beautiful gothic monuments in Transylvania. Michael's Church was erected between 13 on the site of the former St. The altar, built around 1390, is the oldest part of the church.
The most recent section is the tower, erected in neo-gothic style in 1860.
The other Siebenbürgen citadels are located in the towns of: Bistrita (Bistritz), Brasov (Kronstadt), Medias (Mediasch), Sebes (Mühlbach), Sibiu (Hermannstadt), Sighisoara (Schässburg) Featuring baroque, gothic, Renaissance and neoclassical buildings, the square allows for quick access to St. Flanking the church on the south side is a 1902 equestrian statue of the 15-th century ruler, Matei Corvin.
In the southwest corner of the square stands Hotel Continental, built in 1895 in an eclectic style combining Renaissance, classical and baroque elements.
The main square, resplendent with 18th and 19th century buildings and home to many shops and restaurants, is dominated by the 15th century St.
Michael's Church, one of the finest examples of gothic architecture in Romania.Restoration work began in 1783 and the church was rebuilt in baroque style.In 1924, it was donated to the Romanian Greek-Catholic Church. Manasturului 60 A powerful Benedictine abbey stood once at the western gates of the city, in the oldest quarter of the town.During the Tartar invasion of 1241, the abbey was pillaged and burned down.The building was restored in 1263 and the current monastery of Calvaria was built between 14 in gothic style. Admission charge Founded in 1929, the park exhibits some 90 Romanian, Saxon and Szekler traditional houses, sawmills, wells, potter's workshops, sheepfolds and outbuildings for grinding gold-bearing ores, sheep rearing, blacksmithing and tanning hides.(The Firemen's Tower is the other defending tower that has survived for more than fivecenturies.