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Sibiu, the Old Town
Sibiu, the Old Town
In Sibiu the old town developed around three historic squares: Piata Mare (Large Square), Piata Mica (Small Square), and Piata Huet, named after Albert Huet, Governor of Transylvania between 1577 and 1607.

Next to Piata Mica in Sibiu lies the Liars' Bridge (1859), the first cast-iron bridge in Transylvania and the second in Europe. It is built on the site of a former tower belonging to the second fortification ring. Its name probably derives from the lies of the merchants who used to gather in the square to sell their wares. Under the bridge lies Ocnei Street, which connects the lower town to the upper town.
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