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Densus Church

Densus | Hunedoara County, Densus 337205, Romania
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A rare monument

A beautiful and unique monument - apparently there aren't very many orthodox churches made of... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
nifcons
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Bucharest, Romania
Very nice old church

We came here at sunset. The church was no longer open, so we couldn't visit inside, unfortunately... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Adrian L
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Linköping, Östergötlands Län, Sweden
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“roman colony” (2 reviews)
“century ad” (4 reviews)
“east europe” (2 reviews)
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Densus | Hunedoara County, Densus 337205, Romania
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A beautiful and unique monument - apparently there aren't very many orthodox churches made of stones and rather as a fortress. The place is quiet and the drive there is quite pleasant. If in the area, it does worth to make tour and drive a...More

Thank nifcons
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We came here at sunset. The church was no longer open, so we couldn't visit inside, unfortunately. However, the building impressed us. Worth a visit.

Thank Adrian L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It's called the firs stone-made church in Romania so it's a must see attraction when visiting Hateg county. I had a strong and strange feeling entering this beautiful church.

Thank StefanLitu
Reviewed 26 June 2017

Unique Romanesque architecture dating back 13 century. Built with the stones of Ulpia Traiana Sarmizegetusa Roman colony. Original murals.

Thank Mircea1958
Reviewed 26 June 2017

There are no orientation signals to this church- I had luck with GPS instructions. There is a cemetery in front of church, there are some stairs for climbing, but the place is so quite and peaceful...The priest was inside and gave us some indication about...More

Thank Monica B
Reviewed 12 May 2017

Although it is dedicated to Saint Nicholas, the origin of the church is enveloped by mystery. It seems to date back to the pre-Christian era, being the only place in Romania where religious services have been held since its inception.

Thank Calin B
Reviewed 29 April 2017 via mobile

A very old church. It's small and made of stone in the III-rd century. Not in the best state but definitely worth seeing. Easily accessible.

Thank Raul D
Reviewed 19 April 2017 via mobile

Old church with square top. Close to Hateg. It was unattended and closed, could not see the interior.

Thank bcame
Reviewed 9 January 2017

One of the oldest in Romania the Churh is very quiet and beautiful, it is a must if yoy are in Tara Hategului County.

Thank MickyB199
Reviewed 1 November 2016

Densus Church is one of the most interesting religious structures in Romania. It is believed that on the place of the church there was once a Dacian temple, followed by a Roman temple and only from the 7th century, a Christian Church. The architecture is...More

Thank mihaescuvlad
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