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Darjiu Fortified Church

Darjiu 530002, Romania
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Unique szeqler fortified churche

UNESCO heritage site with a XV century depiction in fresco of the legend of St. Ladislaus fight... read more

Reviewed 6 January 2018
Dona-Georgia
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Brasov, Romania
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So worth the additional trip

Slightly away from the beaten roads, this is a beautiful small unitarian church, nicely renovated... read more

Reviewed 26 November 2017
Romanita I
,
Bucharest, Romania
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Darjiu 530002, Romania
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Reviewed 6 January 2018 via mobile

UNESCO heritage site with a XV century depiction in fresco of the legend of St. Ladislaus fight with an cuman warrior. The church is very well restored, with the exception of the non-historic tiles. Picturesque rural village.

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Reviewed 26 November 2017

Slightly away from the beaten roads, this is a beautiful small unitarian church, nicely renovated, with a vibrant community still maintaining it. We were indeed lucky to get there just before a religious service and, even we understood very little as the service was in...More

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Reviewed 7 November 2017

This fortified church is UNESCO site and well worth it. Beautifully restored frescoes and charming architecture. Very interesting the still living tradidion among the villagers to keep food provisions in the church courtyard. The legend of King Saint Laszlo is depicted on the murals. Not...More

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Reviewed 16 August 2016

Part of a short trip to visit few fortified churches of Transylvania, Darjiu Fortified Church was a pleasant surprise at the end of a country side road which seems not to end. The rehabilitation process was pending but we can visit it. We arrived right...More

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Reviewed 16 September 2015

Today a Transylvanian UNESCO heritage site. A lovely church that is being renovated. At first it was Roman Catholic, with beautiful murals that are being uncovered after the Unitarians white-washed them. There is also a museum area with old farming equipment

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Reviewed 31 December 2014

A lovely and immaculate little fortified village church, less grand than the famous Saxon fortified churches, but maybe even more moving. Notice the community food storage spaces, the 'runes' and the ancient fresco of the story of St Lazlo. This is a UNESCO World Heritage...More

1  Thank ELear
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