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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  • Viscri Fortified Church (a.k.a. Biserica fortificată) was built in the 12th century by the ethnic German Saxon community when the area belonged to the Kingdom of Hungary. In the 14th century, the...  more »
  • Very well preserved fortified church - loved the setting and the town is also very quaint. Absolutely with a visit.  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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