Sighişoara

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Sighişoara (German: Schäßburg; Hungarian: Segesvár; Latin: Castrum Sex) is a city and municipality on the Târnava Mare River in Mureş County, Romania. Located in the historic region Transylvania, Sighişoara has a population of 32,287 (2002). It is a very beautiful city, with a medieval citadel still standing. It is also considered the birth place of Vlad the Impaler, or Dracula as some call him.

Hitchhiking directions

Sighişoara is crossed by a very important road in Romania, the European route E60. It will also be quite close to the future A3 motorway.

North towards Târgu Mureş, Cluj-Napoca

Coming from the citadel, climb down the hill it's placed upon and you should hit the main road. Follow it to the left (as you descended from the citadel) for about 5 minutes. You will see a small intersection, where the main road turns right, and intersects a small road coming from the left. There should be a small church on your left side, right before the intersection. Right after this intersection, the main road widens for a bit, becoming a 4-lane, and that's where you'll need to be, just after the main road turns right, on that extra lane. Don't worry about traffic, as cars coming of the 2-lane road still use the 4-lane one as a 2-lane for a while, so it's completely safe.

South towards Braşov, Bucharest

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