Historic Centre of Sighişoara

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Founded by German craftsmen and merchants known as the Saxons of Transylvania, Sighi?oara is a fine example of a small, fortified medieval town which played an important strategic and commercial role on the fringes of central Europe for several centuries.

Justification:

Criterion (iii):Sighisoara is an outstanding testimony to the culture of the Transylvanian Saxons, a culture that is coming to a close after 850 years and will continue to exist only through its architectural and urban monuments. Criterion (v): Sighisoara is an outstanding example of a small fortified city in the border region between the Latin-oriented culture of central Europe and the Byzantine-Orthodox culture of south-eastern Europe. The apparently unstoppable process of emigration by the Saxons, the social stratum which had formed and upheld the cultural traditions of the region, threatens the survival of their architectural heritage as well.

Year of Inscription: 1999

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Founded by German craftsmen and merchants known as the Saxons of Transylvania, Sighi?oara is a fine example of a small, fortified medieval town which played an important strategic and commercial role on the fringes of central Europe for several centuries. Justification: Criterion (iii):Sighisoara is an outstanding testimony to the culture of...

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