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Big Square (Piata Mare), Sibiu
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Big Square (Piata Mare) features medieval and classical houses noted as "the eyes of the city," because the narrow roof window openings resemble half-open eyes. Surrounded by museums, cafes, and restaurants, and paved with granite tiles, the square was initially established as a grain market during the 14th and the 15th centuries. See the central fountain with the iron grates and the statue of Gheorghe Lazăr, founder of the first language school in Romania. Prominent buildings include Brukenthal Palace, which houses a museum, the city hall, and an 18th-century Jesuit church. Notice the flag on the roof of the Council Tower, which bears the emblem of the guild. Use our Sibiu trip generator to arrange your visit to Big Square (Piata Mare) and other attractions in Sibiu.
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  • Really a good square to walk around, enjoy the scenaries, and get some food which is not over crowded There are many beautiful buildings around. I felt this is a place to spent on cold season. 
  • a very nice and big room, surrounded by Baroque houses, cultural events, the office of tourism, the Brukenthal Museum and building...
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  • Probably the coolest thing in Sibiu! The architecture of it is quite astonishing and really nice to watch and take pictures!