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Large church museum

The church is no longer in use so it's a museum. Need to pay to enter, same as most other churches... read more

Reviewed 14 October 2017
gail1842
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UK
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Built on Former Franciscan Convent

This church is located in the citadel of Sighisoara and was built in 1894 when the Franciscan... read more

Reviewed 24 June 2017
ITRT
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Virginia
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14 Oct 2017
“Large church museum”
23 Jun 2017
“Built on Former Franciscan Convent”
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Manastirii 16, Sighisoara 545400, Romania
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Reviewed 14 October 2017 via mobile

The church is no longer in use so it's a museum. Need to pay to enter, same as most other churches but has a large selection of carpets which were given as gifts from merchants - some dating the the 17th century.

Thank gail1842
Reviewed 24 June 2017

This church is located in the citadel of Sighisoara and was built in 1894 when the Franciscan Convent was demolished. In March 1983, a fire destroyed the interior of the church which was repaired to what it is today. This church was built by the...More

Thank ITRT
Reviewed 20 June 2017

It's nice church located in the historic center of Sighisoara. It's newer than the other buildings. It was built at the end of the 19th century. You can admire the facade and get in when they have services. There is also a little park nearby.

Thank Gabriella A
Reviewed 5 June 2017

The Roman Catholic Church for the Hungarian speakers of Schassburg is located just by the clock tower but is closed other than for services.

Thank rodneycs
Reviewed 27 September 2016

This church was built by the Hungarians (unlike the many others in the town, built by the Saxons) at the end of the 19th century and the only thing that is nice is the tower; the interior and other features are fading in this beautiful...More

Thank menq
Reviewed 25 September 2016

good place to visit but I would not spend too much time there and rather focus on the whole town - it is amazing.

Thank marcin w
Reviewed 12 May 2016

An old church placed in the old fortified town.Plain,simple,not very adorned facade.Anyway,not the most impressive building there,but worth a visit.

1  Thank zuv
Reviewed 30 April 2016

Quite a plain church both exterior & interior & really is of little interest Pop in as you are passing by but don't linger

1  Thank Darrel J
Reviewed 6 April 2016

This church is in fact a Roman Catholic Cathedral. It was built by two architects Johann and Karl Letz in the latter end of the 19th century. It was built on the site of the Dominician Sisters Monastery pre reformation and latterly the Franciscan sisters...More

1  Thank TNNKY
Reviewed 19 February 2016

A roman catholic church, I hadn't expected to see one. This church is one of medieval building in the country. Sighisoara is considered the most beautiful and best preserved one of the few fortified towns which are still inhabited. The city was built on top...More

1  Thank ShavyB
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