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Way above expectations

I read in my lonely planet that it’s a nice place to go besides Biertan. So on the way to Biertan... read more

Reviewed 8 September 2018
Emmelshausen, Germany
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Beautiful fortified church located in a wonderful village

In my view, Alma Vii is much nicer than the nearby tourist-crowded church of Biertan. The newly... read more

Reviewed 25 August 2018
Alma Vii, Romania
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Reviewed 8 September 2018 via mobile

I read in my lonely planet that it’s a nice place to go besides Biertan. So on the way to Biertan we crossed Alma Vii and I’m super happy we did so. The guide was very nice, spoke excellent English, and could answer all my...More

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Reviewed 3 September 2018

The drive to this church is long and difficult and when I tried to visit the grounds were not open, so only allowed me to walk around the perimeter. Impressive from that perspective, but you will take your chances getting into the inner courtyard and...More

Thank James M
Reviewed 25 August 2018

In my view, Alma Vii is much nicer than the nearby tourist-crowded church of Biertan. The newly added museum sections help a lot in understanding live in medieval times.

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Reviewed 19 August 2018 via mobile

This church snd citadel is very nice. Not fully renovated, but you can spend 30 min visiting it. Good guide

Thank Sorin972
Reviewed 4 July 2018

Alma Vii is a little village, around 20 km away from Medias, Sibiu. The village itself is quite small and quiet, but the good side is that you can purchase traditional products (sweets, jams, syrup, woodcraft items etc.). Its attraction is the fortified church, it's...More

Thank Mihail I
Reviewed 3 June 2018

I went to Alma Vii a lot of times and I cannot get enough of the fortified church. It's position is strategic, on top of a hill. From the 4 towers you can see the whole village with all it's roads. The fortified church has...More

Thank Bogdan T
Reviewed 30 May 2018 via mobile

Quiet village with a renovated fortified church. Every tower is open to the public. They really did their best tot make it a good attraction. There is even an app for this place! Pick up the key at number 123 if the door is closed.

Thank Bas v
Reviewed 9 March 2018

If you are curious to know more about the fortified churches all throughout the Transylvanian countryside, this is the one to go to! It has been beautifully restored. It's pretty from the outside (don't miss the stork's nest perched on the roof, it makes the...More

Thank Laura R
Reviewed 5 January 2018

I've been there in summer 2017 and I loved the restoration work done on the citadel walls and towers. The wood work is especially beautiful to see. It is also extraordinary to see that this monument is being managed by locals and for the benefit...More

Thank Cristian R
Reviewed 16 December 2017 via mobile

If you’re interested in Transylvanian fortified churches then I recommend a tour up to Alma Vii where the 13th Century fortified church will add to your collection of ancient Romanian buildings. I was fortunate enough to be visiting Alma Vii fortified church with Gabriel who...More

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