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Mediaş

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Mediaş is a city in Sibiu County, with a population of around 60.000.

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You can easily get in Mediaş either by train (an important station in the Romanian railway network) or car (from Sibiu or Sighisoara)

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The local transportation operator is called Meditur, practically one can get with these buses in every part of the city, lately there are micro buses as well.

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Mediaş has one of the best preserved historical centers in Romania and also some well preserved medieval fortifications.

St. Margaret Church. The fortified-church was built in gothic style in 1488, with time it went through different modifications. The feeble ground structure made its tower, built in 1460, incline. 1550 the church was raised with three storeys and in 1551 four smaller towers were added to show that the city had a court. It was at that time that it gained its 68.5 meters height. In 1783 the roof-structure was changed and the small towers renovated, it was also than that the golden globe, dating from 1550, was brought down from the tower and according to tradition its content was read aloud. The tower proved to be a good spotting post. In those times the trumpeter in the tower had a great function, alerting about the approaching danger. If he made a mistake, he would've been thrown out from the top of the tower. From this does the towers name derive, Trumpeters tower. edit

Tower of the Buglers. About 70 meters tall. Its construction started in the 13th century. In the 15th century it was raised to 5 tiers. edit

Trumpeters' Tower. edit Franciscan Church and Monastery. Built in gothic style in 1444, this church was later renovated in baroque style and a rococo style altar was added. The annex once served as silversmiths' workshops. edit

Stephan Ludwig Roth House. It was in this house that historian Stephan Ludwig Roth (1796-1849) was born. Roth challenged the 1884 Magyar Diet’s decision imposing Hungarian as the official language in Transylvania. As Romanians made up the bulk of the population, Roth claimed that Romanian was justified to be the official language. His progressive ideas led to his assassination in May 11, 1849. edit

The County History Museum Str. Mihai Viteazul 46, ☎ +40269841299. 9:00 - 17:00, Monday closed. edit

Hermann Oberth Museum

Gas Museum

Hermann Oberth School

Stephan Ludwig Roth High School

Orthodox Cathedral

Synagogue

Schuller House

Rosenauer House

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You can buy clothes, shoes, jewelery (gold and silver) from one of the two big shops in Medias, Aria and Claudia R. [1]

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  • Art Cafe: Str. I.G. Duca, nr. 44
  • McGowan's Irish Pub: Str. Unirii, nr. 7
  • Central Park: Piata Regele Ferdinand I, nr. 29
  • Neghy's Cafe: Str. Stephan Ludwig Roth, nr. 69
  • Offside Cafe: Piata Regele Ferdinand I, nr. 17
  • Eclipse: Str. Turda, nr. 13
  • Prohibition Pub: Str. Stephan Ludwig Roth, nr. 1
  • Hypnose: Str. I.G. Duca, nr. 5

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  • Hotel BinderBubi[2] ****: Str Plopului 1N
  • Hotel Traube[3] ***: Piata Regele Ferdinand I, nr. 16
  • Hotel Central[4] **: Str Mihai Eminescu 4-7
  • Han Greweln[5] ****: Str Greweln 1
  • Hotel Edelweiss[6] **: Str Aurel Vlaicu Nr 23
  • Motel LG[7] ***: Str Brateiului 8
  • Hotel Select ** Str Petofi Sandor 3
  • Fabini Apartments[8] Piata Regele Ferdinand I 5

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