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Rare Fully Covered Stairway

This 175-step covered stairway leads up to an Evangelical church, old cemetery, and an elementary... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Peter S
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Worth the walk

This is worth the walk up the steps to see the old church and take a walk around the old graveyard... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Ilneonoto
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Belfast, United Kingdom
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Scara Scolarilor, Sighisoara 545400, Romania
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Reviewed 6 days ago

It's a 16th century covered stairway that Leeds from the town square up to the church on the hill. It's covered stairs made from wood planks with about a metre of cobble stone in beteeen each set of steps.... 170 odd of them. Don't expect...More

Thank MPWEST10
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Covered staircase that the kids used to use to go to the old school at the top. Its a black wood staircase. Thats it. Good stairmaster level required :) Church not worth the work out.

Thank longstockinginjapan
Reviewed 1 week ago

This 175-step covered stairway leads up to an Evangelical church, old cemetery, and an elementary school. Yes, we met quite a few pupils waiting at the top entrance for the heavy rain to stop before going home. We appreciated very much of the cover while...More

Thank Peter S
Reviewed 1 week ago

It's a stairway, covered, made of wood. Nothing special. It's really hot inside and the air not very fresh. Lots of people going up and down this stairway and taking pics. Probably, it's more interesting as a historic artifact, than a touristic attraction.

Thank Ramutza A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A good way to get up the hill - 175 steps up the covered walkway. While not a tremendous attraction, it adds to the atmosphere of the old town.

Thank sleepybexhill
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is worth the walk up the steps to see the old church and take a walk around the old graveyard which is well preserved.

Thank Ilneonoto
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Scenario 1st: in case it rains or it's hot, if you are old, but young in heart, and not well trained or if you want to increase heart pulses ..choose the stairs. Tou will climb 100 steep stairs, in a total black and you will...More

Thank Spyrous P
Reviewed 4 June 2018 via mobile

Nothing special. A lot of people going upstairs to see a highschool and a cemetery... nothing impressive

Thank Victor O
Reviewed 29 May 2018

Like everyone who has visited Sighisoara, we can't help but notice the beautiful church uphill. Hence, we try to go to the church, but we need to pass through this covered stairway--- which seemed to be never-ending. It took me almost 30-minutes to walk this...More

Thank HolidayMaker1011
Reviewed 28 May 2018

I'm not sure why I am rating this excellent as it was exhausting and one of the longest, steepest covered stairways we have encountered to get to the Church on the Hill. I wish I had counted the steps! Walks like this make you realize...More

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