10 Mesmerising Medieval Landmarks of Transylvania

10. Grossau (Cristian) medieval fortified church


Transylvanian Saxon fortified church in Grossau (Romanian: Cristian), Sibiu county (Kreis Hermannstadt). Image source: www.commons.wikimedia.org

9. The Fogorasch Citadel


Interwar Romanian postcard depicting the citadel of Fogorasch (Romanian: Făgăraș), Brașov county (Kreis Kronstadt). Image source: www.commons.wikimedia.org

8. St. Michael’s Church in Klausenburg (Cluj-Napoca)


Saint Michael Church in Klausenburg (Cluj-Napoca). Image source: www.commons.wikimedia.org

7. The Rosenau citadel


The Rosenau (Romanian: Râșnov) citadel located in Brașov county. Image source: www.pixabay.com

6. The Gothic-Rennaisance Corvin castle


The Gothic-styled Corvin Castle located in Hunedoara county, one of the largest castles in Europe. Image source: www.commons.wikimedia.org

5. Törzburg (Bran) castle


Törzburg (Romanian: Bran) castle located in Brașov county (Kreis Kronstadt). Image source: www.pixabay.com

4. The Transylvanian Saxon fortified church of Birthälm (UNESCO World Heritage Site)


Birthälm (Romanian: Biertan) fortified church located in Sibiu county (Kreis Hermannstadt). Image source: www.commons.wikimedia.org

3. Schäßburg city centre (UNESCO World Heritage Site)


The clock tower in Schäßburg (Romanian: Sighișoara), the tallest and best preserved medieval structure of the town which lies in its historical centre. Image source: www.pixabay.com

2. The Black Church in Kronstadt


The Black Church in the city of Kronstadt (Romanian: Brașov) located in Brașov county (Kreis Kronstadt) is the largest Gothic-styled Evangelical Lutheran cathedral in South-Eastern Europe. Image source: www.pixabay.com

1. The old city centre Hermannstadt


Panoramic view of the city centre of Hermannstadt (Romanian: Sibiu) located in Sibiu county (Kreis Hermannstadt). Hermannstadt was designated European Capital of Culture in 2007 (alongside Luxembourg) and was ranked 8th by Forbes magazine in a top of the most idyllic places to live in Europe.
Image source: www.pixabay.com


1 Response to 10 Mesmerising Medieval Landmarks of Transylvania

  1. Paul Hosszu says:

    Vlad’s castles?

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