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Densus Church

Densus | Hunedoara County, Densus 337205, Romania
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mystery to superlative

Although it is dedicated to Saint Nicholas, the origin of the church is enveloped by mystery. It... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Calin B
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Cluj-Napoca, Romania
A piece of history

A very old church. It's small and made of stone in the III-rd century. Not in the best state but... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Raul D
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Densus | Hunedoara County, Densus 337205, Romania
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Although it is dedicated to Saint Nicholas, the origin of the church is enveloped by mystery. It seems to date back to the pre-Christian era, being the only place in Romania where religious services have been held since its inception.

Thank Calin B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A very old church. It's small and made of stone in the III-rd century. Not in the best state but definitely worth seeing. Easily accessible.

Thank Raul D
Reviewed 19 April 2017 via mobile

Old church with square top. Close to Hateg. It was unattended and closed, could not see the interior.

Thank bcame
Reviewed 9 January 2017

One of the oldest in Romania the Churh is very quiet and beautiful, it is a must if yoy are in Tara Hategului County.

Thank MickyB199
Reviewed 1 November 2016

Densus Church is one of the most interesting religious structures in Romania. It is believed that on the place of the church there was once a Dacian temple, followed by a Roman temple and only from the 7th century, a Christian Church. The architecture is...More

Thank mihaescuvlad
Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

One of the oldest Romanian churches still standing. It was built in the 7th century with additions made in the 13th century on the site of a 2nd-century Roman temple, with some materials from the Dacian Sarmizegetusa fortress. It is considered that on the setting...More

Thank Romeo D
Reviewed 30 August 2016

This unique church combines several architecture types to join remnants of an old Roman colony with the early Christian paintings of the 8th century AD. You must see it!

Thank GeorgeT7
Reviewed 29 August 2016

Here at Desnsus there is an old stone church, probably the oldest church in the country. It is one of the most interesting ones.This historic monument illustrates the continuity of the Romanian people the base of the church is built around the 2nd century AD...More

Thank FlorinMaciuca
Reviewed 16 August 2016 via mobile

Hateg. Beautifully kept at the foot severed, hardworking people who care for their seats of their households (almost all villages, 68 residents, sewerage and roads were civilized. A piece of heaven full of history that I ever met one of what I learned in school...More

Thank mihaihintz
Reviewed 15 August 2016 via mobile

The site is maybe the oldest church in the country. It worth visiting because its strange look and the controversy about its origin. The church is probably built on the ruins of a roman temple. The inside pillars are probably remains of a pagan altar...More

Thank Gabriel I
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