Council Tower from Sibiu is one of the most famous monuments in the city. Under it is a gang that makes the transition between the Small and the Large Square. For the first time mentioned in 1324 and its name comes from the fact that defend the entrance gate to the second site. In nearby, where the past is building housed the mayor of Sibiu.
Since the initial construction of the kernel was kept up to the height of the first floor, over time undergone several changes. In 1585 the upper floors collapsed over the painter Johann David. Tower Hall was completely restored last time between 1961-1962, he hosted then and until 1998 one of the sections of exhibits medieval Brukenthal.
Council Tower currently has seven floors, with facades marked with not very wide openings form of ramparts. The buttresses on the south side were two lions embedded represented in relief.
Over time the tower was used as a gate tower, grain storage, fire arbor or even a prison. The tower now hosts exhibitions, and from its top you can see the entire city of Sibiu.
Inside the tower entrance is a small door located in the Small. Then from here you climb a spiral staircase, leading to the upper floors.
Address: Piata Mica nr. 1
Opening hours: 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.