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Farmer Norbert in Prejmer (Unesco world heritage) | by Frans.Sellies
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Farmer Norbert in Prejmer (Unesco world heritage)

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Saxon and Székely Transylvanian villages were often organised around a fortified church. With its more than 150 well preserved fortified churches of a great variety of architectural styles (out of an original 300 foritifed churches), south-eastern Transylvania region in Romania currently has one of the highest numbers of existing fortified churches from the 13th to 16th centuries. A group of six Saxon and one Székely villages is listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Prejmer is one of them.

The original German name of this village is Tartlau.

 

See:

- en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Villages_with_fortified_churches_in...

- en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Prejmer

- whc.unesco.org/en/list/596

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Taken on June 11, 2011