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Prejmer

Prejmer Fortified Church – ( UNESCO World Heritage Site )

Location: Transylvania – Central Romania Nearby large towns: Brasov (11 miles southwest) Nearest train station: Prejmer The largest fortified church in southeastern Europe, Prejmer (Tartlau in German) was built by Teutonic knights in 1212-1213. The powerful surrounding walls are 40 feet high and 10-15 feet thick. Historical records attest that in its 500 years of existence, […]