Sighișoara is a city on the Tarnava River in Mures county, in the historic region of . craftsmen and merchants, the Transylvanian Saxons, were invited here by the King of during the 12th century to settle and defend the frontier.

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In every fortification system there is one fortress that dominates the others: the master-tower. Photo: h laca, CC BY 3.0.

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The Historic Centre of Sighișoara is the old historic center of the town of Sighișoara, , built in the 12th century by Saxon settlers. Photo: Paszczur01, CC BY-SA 3.0 ro.

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The Church on the Hill is an architecturally significant church located in Sighişoara, Photo: Andrea Dioporco, CC BY-SA 4.0.

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is situated 2 km northeast of Sighișoara. Photo: Derzsi Elekes Andor, CC BY-SA 4.0.


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