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Travel back in Time at Biertan, Transylvania

Visiting Biertan, Romania, you can still relive the Old Days. You can wonder about villagers practicing manual agriculture, helped by animals, or admire endless cow herds dominating the landscape.
Here, the locals eat fresh and healthy food, they make their own wine and drink fresh milk from their own cow. Taking part to this spectacol of life is a unique and wonderful experience. But they also live in the present benefitting of such as high speed internet.

But in Biertan you have also the chance to visit Transylvania's biggest and most complex fortified church, a true landmark of Saxon Civilization in this once isolated corner of the German speaking World. The church is surrounded by triple rings of defensive walls and protected by 5 towers. It's view is amazing when you get closer on the road to the village. Inside the church you will discover a beautiful altar and nice vault decorations. It is the last of Saxon fortified churches built in Gothic style (15th century).


Posted by The Pilgrim 02:34

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