The Great Square

The Great Square in Sibiu (Großer Ring) is the central square of Sibiu, existing since 1366, with the completion of the third belts of fortifications of the city. Maior Circulus vulgariter Kornmargt (“The Great Ring, the people’cereals market”) is attested as such in a document from 1408. It is the largest public square in the old town and witnessed the economic activities of merchants in Sibiu. It organizes citizen assemblies, fairs and even executions.