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Saxon Church

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The church was built between 1493 and 1525. The presence of the fortified citadel meant that this fortified church was built later than most in the area. Inside the church is an Austrian Baroque style altar from 1735. The organ is one of the ten...more
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Town Centre, Saschiz 547510, Romania
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It is a big church in the city of the village. There is a german and romanian speaking saxon pastor who tells a lot about the history of the church, it is really interesting. As Hungarian it is was a surprise that Stephan the first...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stopped here by accident as driving past between Viscri and Brasov and I'm so glad I visited. The church itself is relatively plain yet still beautiful, however at the back are steps up to the roof where you can walk into the rafters and literally...More

Thank mikebstravels
Reviewed 24 July 2018

Driving from Brasov to Sighisoara you will pass thru Saschiz. At first it might not look like a good place to stop, a line of houses along a very trafficated road. But if you do stop outside the curch and its amazing belltower, you will...More

Thank WillyFredriksen
Reviewed 11 June 2018

At first sight the church, while large does not have the aesthetic appeal of some of the others but it's an excellent visit. The church itself in very nice but the best bit is the fact that if you have enough nerve you can climb...More

Thank BangkokLoft
Reviewed 12 February 2018

This is a must see especially if you don't have enough time to visit other fortified churches (almost all of them to be found in more or less remote villages) as it is conveniently situated on the highway which links Brasov to Sighisoara. Unlike most...More

Thank Josef O
Reviewed 1 October 2017

We were incredibly lucky to be there for Haferland Fest - a festival organized by the villages in the region. Organ concertos, traditional cooking, folk dances and music. It was magic. We will definitely go back and plan to stay there for other of the...More

Thank Romanita I
Reviewed 16 July 2017

Look for a local guide. It is a very nice place, recently restored. The clock tower was closed, unfortunately

Thank cristian d
Reviewed 14 July 2017 via mobile

Visited this Chruch on a Monday and we were pretty much the only ones there. The church is nice and the tower next to it is very impressive and reminds me of the clock tower in Sighișoara.

Thank CarlosHEL
Reviewed 21 June 2017

Whilst driving from Brasov to Sighisoara on the E60 road, I first caught sight of the imposing St Stephan's Evangelical Fortified Church at Saschiz with its gleaming towers shimmering in the distance. As I drove nearer, I realised that this architectural delight was proudly standing...More

Thank Lee A
Reviewed 3 June 2017 via mobile

Well preserved, guides well informed. We paid a visit there in May this year and it was all worth it.

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