Klaus Wijnitzer Temple of Sighet Marmatiei
Str. Basarabia 8, 4925 Sighet
At the northern border of Transylvania lies Sighet Marmatiei, unquestionably the region’s most original and charming little city, where Romanian, Hungarian, Gypsy, and Ruthenian populations all coexist. Nobel Peace Prize winner Elie Wiesel was born in this Hasidic township, half of those population was Jewish until 1944.
Sighet Marmatiei’s single synagogue, the Klaus Wijnitzer Temple, features a stunning blend of Romantic, Baroque, and Moorish styles.