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Peasant Fortified Church at Prejmer

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East side of the Brasov Depression, Prejmer 507165, Romania
+40 268 362 052
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Old church. I find close for two time when I go there. After a call somebody open. It is a UNESCO monument

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Costan-Costel
Reviewed 1 week ago

A strong citadel. It is UNESCO Monument. In Sunday can be closed because can be religions service. I suggest to visit area beetwin rooms and walls.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Professionalteam
Reviewed 4 November 2018

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

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank CalBristol
Reviewed 10 October 2018 via mobile

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

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank zazu2012
Reviewed 10 September 2018 via mobile

We went to harman first which is quite similar. Here it is larger but harman is more beautiful and more organized

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Waelkhalifa
Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

Considerable history in a well preserved state. Easy to visit and not crowded. Highly recommend. One of seven area fortified churches that are collectively designated as a UNESCO World Heritage site.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank packcal
Reviewed 24 June 2018

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

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank ShowMeSomething
Reviewed 20 June 2018

A very historic site giving a significant insight into medieval defences which incorporated churches within their walls.

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 15 June 2018 via mobile

Amazing history and arhitecture. Great place to seat down in the church and mediate a little. Highly recommended 😊

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank ElizaFT
Reviewed 14 June 2018

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

Date of experience: June 2018
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