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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  • Great place, but it needs to be renovated. We missed some more info about the place and the exhibition needs repair.  more »
  • Viscri Fortified Church was on my bucket list for a long time and I was very happy to be able to visit. But it was unfortunately closed due to Covid reasons and we were only able to take pictures...  more »
  • Staying at the MET lodging in Viscri was a pleasure. No English spoken but the language of welcome transcended the communication barriers. Breakfast in the traditional kitchen trying to make...  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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  • Here's his time in place 😄👌
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  • A rich and beautiful collection of exhibits, special sights
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