The city is located in Transylvania, where they meet Southern and Eastern Carpathians.
It is believed that the city was founded in 1211 by German colonists.
He had the name Kronstadt. Even now the crown can be seen in the city’s coat of arms.
Architecture is typically German and it differs from other cities in Romania.
The city’s emblems include the Clock Tower and the Black Church.
Here is also the narrowest street in Romania – Strada Sforii.
Another cultural monument is the Catherine’s Gate.