Viscri Fortified Church, Viscri

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#5 of 32 in Historic Sites in Brasov County
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The Viscri fortified church (Romanian: Biserica fortificată din Viscri; German: Kirchenburg von Deutsch-Weisskirch) is a Lutheran fortified church in Viscri (Deutsch-Weisskirch), Brașov County, in the Transylvania region of Romania. It was built by the ethnic German Transylvanian Saxon community at a time when the area belonged to the Kingdom of Hungary. Initially Roman Catholic, it became Lutheran following the Reformation. Together with the surrounding village, the church forms part of the villages with fortified churches in Transylvania UNESCO World Heritage Site.

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  • from the parking area (the village parking) you could follow a path between a lot of green, trees or grass, a shortcut till the downtown (let's say so) you could see sheep in courtyards, but also...  more »
  • The three points are to increase awareness on the overrating. For a UNESCO site the expectations are higher. Tourists are encouraged to park at the entrance of the village amid take either the local.....  more »
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  • I love this place! I had been here 3 times and never got bored! Great customer service! Love the village too, the locals are very kind and friendly!
  • The Viscri fortified church is a Lutheran fortified church in Viscri (Deutschweißkirch), Brașov County, in the Transylvania region of Romania. It was built by the ethnic German Transylvanian Saxon community at a time when the area belonged to the Kingdom of Hungary. Initially Roman Catholic, it became Lutheran following the Reformation. Together with the surrounding village, the church forms part of the villages with fortified churches in Transylvania UNESCO World Heritage Site.
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