Viscri Fortified Church, Viscri

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The Viscri fortified church (Romanian: Biserica fortificată din Viscri; German: Kirchenburg von Deutschweißkirch) 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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  • They did a great job at preserving and restoring to the way the village looked 100y back. The church is rather small, however i like the fact that they displayed items in several rooms in the...  more »
  • If you come To Viscri, Go and see the church. The history, the museum, the nature and the place will amaze you  more »
  • If you get viscri, go and visit it Clasic fortified church, perfect view, good for a hot summer day, remainding me about why i must be proud that i am a romanian girl. When you see it you get closer.....  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.
  • A beautiful place where time stands still. Amazing sights. I recommend it with confidence!
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  • A rich and beautiful collection of exhibits, special sights
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