Collectibles Stamps | Romania Stamps 2007 Sibiu European Capital of Culture - Souvenir Sheet
With its paved streets and houses built in a Saxon style, the city of Sibiu (Hermannstadt), first attested in a document in 1191, is a true outdoor museum.
On the stamp with the face value of Lei 0.30 we find the image of the Old City Hall - representing the most important Gothic civil architecture complex in Transylvania.
On the stamp with the face value of Lei 0.50 we find two renowned travel spots, the Liars’ Bridge and the Council Tower. The Council Tower represents the symbol of Sibiu and is for the first time mentioned in 1370, together with the building where the "city council" assembled, from which it got the name that it carries today.
On the stamp with the face value of Lei 0.60 the Parochial Evangelic Church known under the name of the Evangelic Cathedral is depicted. The Gothic cathedral was built in the 14th century.
On the stamp with the face value of Lei 0.70 a panoramic image of the Grand Square around 1780 is shown. This square is located in the historical center of Sibiu and was attested for the first time as a cereal market in a 1411 document
On the stamp with the face value of Lei 2.10 the Brukenthal Palace and the Saint Nepomuk Statue around 1935 are depicted. The Brukenthal Palace is one of the most important Baroque style monuments in Romania, built in stages, between 1778-1788, to serve the baron Samuel von Brukenthal as an official residence and to shelter its collections, which could be visited in 1790, three years before the opening of the Louvre Museum in Paris.
On the stamp with the face value of Lei 5.60 a Panoramic image of Sibiu from 1790 - after a painting made by F. Neuhauser is depicted. Along with this, the Cisnadie Gate Tour is also illustrated on the stamp, in a J. Böbel watercolor.
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