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There are quite a number of fortified churchs in the area built in more turbulent times. This one is very well preserved and well looked after and even has its own family of cats to control the rodents!
This church has the most powerful fortified...More
You have to go there. It is fabulous(along with Harman down the road). Really wonderfully preserved and restored and so evocative of the Saxon dwellings. The Cistercian church that became the parish church of the Saxons is beautiful. Stunning triptych also. Wear sensible shoes as...More
This fortified complex was the largest in the region. The church was first built in 1212 and retains its original Orthodox floor plan and its very simple and lovely interior. The most interior defensive wall around the church had 270 rooms built into its thick...More
One of the highlights of our trip. Transylvania's most powerfully fortified walls surround a gothic church. Literally within the wall structure are hundreds of rooms where the villagers lived whenever village was under attack. Some are furnished. Even a mini school. And the walls contain...More