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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 2 weeks ago

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

Thank CalBristol
Reviewed 9 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

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

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.

Thank packcal
Reviewed 23 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

Thank ShowMeSomething
Reviewed 20 June 2018

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

1  Thank Tarabuses
Reviewed 15 June 2018 via mobile

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

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

Thank Chrissie M
Reviewed 9 March 2018 via mobile

Prejmer fortified church is one of the most amazing places I have had the pleasure to visit during my recent trip to Romania. It's a proper bona fide fortified building with portcullis in place at the entrance and all the other accoutrements of the regularly...More

3  Thank PatMurff
Reviewed 6 January 2018 via mobile

The largest fortified church in southeastern Europe, Prejmer was built by Teutonic knights in 1212-1213. Even though it's part of Brasov county yet it's 1/2 hour drive NE from the city , good to stop by on the way to Sighsoara. The powerful surrounding walls...More

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