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iWas there, many times, a symbol of Sighisoara

on the hill there is a high school and the idea was to protect the children on their way to school... read more

Reviewed 24 September 2018
Bucharest, Romania
Covered but a long climb

Pace yourself-it is a hard climb but it is covered with rest stops. I made it but it was sad and... read more

Reviewed 19 September 2018
via mobile
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Scara Scolarilor, Sighisoara 545400, Romania
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Granted it's a lot of stairs, but the novelty wears off about 2 mins in. Take a photo from the top and it sort of looks like a mine shaft.

Thank LondonTom85
Reviewed 8 October 2018

It's interesting going up there but I wouldn't say it's a must see. You do get to see the church, the old school and a decent view.

Thank Maria N
Reviewed 28 September 2018 via mobile

That’s the count rhythm you need to get into your head for going up this stairway: 6 steps up + 2 steps to cover each landing. We went up the hill via the stairway and down the hill on the cobblestone path. Great views from...More

Thank WasOnce
Reviewed 24 September 2018

on the hill there is a high school and the idea was to protect the children on their way to school, during winter, mainly it's a nice place, which brings you close to the church from above, an important Gothic church of Romania the steps...More

Thank PopisteanuG
Reviewed 19 September 2018 via mobile

Pace yourself-it is a hard climb but it is covered with rest stops. I made it but it was sad and slightly irritating to find a women sitting on one side and a child on the other begging for money. It left a small place...More

Thank Lickcreek
Reviewed 16 September 2018

178 steps with a rest stop after each sixth step so it isn't too arduous. Worth the trip up these to see the Church and the old school. If you don't feel like coming down the same way, wander down through the cemetery at the...More

Thank Lyn2905
Reviewed 14 September 2018

The steps lead you to the Church on the Hill. There are wooden steps and then stone landings. People can rest as they go as there are handrails too. Good fun.

Thank Dawn3847
Reviewed 7 September 2018 via mobile

The black wooden covered stairs of the historic quarter of Sighisoara is a practic and nice idea, protecting children of those times - arround the 16 the century, and pls. forgive me of possibily not being extact with the period, since I'm writing it from...More

Thank yossmiller
Reviewed 1 September 2018

We went in the evening, so we saw the view from top after nightfall. It was really pretty from top. The church was closed already, but it was a nice experience. Recommend.

Thank PmgyA1
Reviewed 27 August 2018

I agree with some of the other reviews, it is just a stairway. That said I've never seen one like this before and it adds to the gothic mystique of Sighisoara. It isn't that hard to climb and the steps are well laid out. There...More

Thank PatMurff
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