Peasant Fortified Church at Prejmer, Prejmer

The Prejmer fortified church is a Lutheran fortified church in Prejmer, Brașov County, in the Transylvania region of Romania and the ethnographic area of the Burzenland. The church was founded by the Germanic Teutonic Knights, and then was eventually taken over by the Transylvanian Saxon community. 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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  • Priced at 15 RON ( less than £3) this gem of a fortified church is different from the ones I have visited previously. It’s unusual in the fact that it has so many rooms that were set aside for the...  more »
  • A place well worth visiting, there were few people while we visited which allowed us to wander freely. The Church was completed in 1240 and contains a triptych altar piece dated 1450-60's and is one.....  more »
  • Plenty to see and enjoy on one of the most heavily fortified churches in Transylvania. Download their free app, which is just before you go through the "tunnel", and you will have a much better experience. You can either read or listen and watch videos about the church. Do try and make it up to the top and walk the "Watch Road", fascinating. For lei15 You can spend a good couple of hours walking around. Recommended.
  • I have been all over Romania and this was my favorite treasure. It remains relatively the same and you can explore the nooks and crannies. Go on a low tourist day if possible. Such a unique experience!!!

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