This beautiful 800-year-old city at the foot of the Transylvanian Alps demands at least two nights. The main attraction is the 14th-century Black Church (Biserica Neagra), which became black with soot and ash during a 1689 fire. It's the largest Gothic church in the country, with a 4,000-pipe organ, an extensive collection of Oriental rugs and interesting pews and sepulchers. Nearby are two interesting sites: The Church of St. Nicholas and Romania's first schoolhouse (Prima Scoala Romaneasca). <... Subscribe to travel42 to read the full Destination Guide.
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