Sighişoara town has impressively preserved the features of a medieval fortified city; it has been listed by the UNESCO as a World Heritage Site. This is a popular tourist destination, due to its well-preserved walled old town. The landmark of the city is the Clock Tower, a 64m high tower built in the 13th century.
Other interesting sights are:
- Sighişoara Citadel - a 12th Century Saxon edifice, is the historic center of the city.
- Weapon Museum - next to Vlad the Impaler’s birthplace.
- Covered Staircase - a very old stone staircase with a wooden roof along the whole span.
- Church on the Hill - contains many frescoes and a crypt