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  • Address: Piața Albert Huet, Sibiu, Romania 550182
  • Hours: Daily 9am-6pm

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Lutheran Cathedral Tours

With its striking pointed roofs, gothic façade and 73-meter turreted steeple looming over Piața Huet, the Lutheran Cathedral is not only one of Sibiu’s most distinctive buildings, but the highest cathedral in Romania. Built in the 14th century on the site of an earlier church, the Lutheran Cathedral of Saint Mary once served as a burial site for Sibiu’s mayors, earls and aristocracy. The original tombstones now form an eerie gallery, built into the interior church walls. Most famous is that of Mihnea the Bad, son of the infamous Vlad the Impaler (better known as Dracula), who was allegedly killed on the church steps.

Additional highlights of the Lutheran Cathedral include its grand 6,000-pipe organ, a series of exquisite 15th-century frescos and its elaborate fan-vaulted ceiling. As well as being a tourist attraction in its own right, the Lutheran Cathedral remains a working church, with regular services and choir recitals taking place each week. 

Practical Info

The Lutheran Cathedral is located on Piața Albert Huet in central Sibiu and is open daily from 9am to 6pm. There is no admission fee.

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Private Walking Tour of Sibiu

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The walking tour of Sibiu is dedicated to the tourists who want that their passage through Sibiu will be a memorable experience. During the guided tour, I’ll ...  Read more

Location: Sibiu, Romania
Duration: Flexible

From USD $12.40

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