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Postcards from Romania
Sibiu
Sibiu Downtown - Photo by Ovidiu Sopa
In Saxon times, Sibiu's promenade took place along Heltauergasse, now "Strada Balcescu", which heads south from Piata Mare to Piata Unirii is still the heart of the town.The street named after Nicolae Balcescu, a leading light in Transylvania's movement, it is full of shops bordered by Saxon houses.