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The one church that I was told to check out and the one church I read about in books was Brasov's Black Church. Allegedly, this church is the largest Gothic Church between Vienna and Istanbul and who I am to argue that fact? It took the people of Brasov almost a century to complete (1383 to 1477) and is called the "Black Church" for its once soot-blackened walls, the result of ...
... region was repeatedly raided by Tatars,Turks and, on a couple of occasions, by Vlad Tepes. The towns fortifications survived these onslaughts, but those caught outside the walled city did not fair so well. When the Tepes attacked Brasov in 1460, they burnt the suburbs and impaled hundreds of captives along the heights of St. Jacob's Hill to the north of the city. On a side ...
... old skeleton style you'd expect. That night we stayed in Sibiu and saw the town square and clock tower. It was much more metropolitan than most of the towns we had been to so far. Saturday found us exploring the open air museum of Sibiu and learning about old-fashioned windmills and seed presses. That took most of the morning so we drove back to Moeciu that night and had dinner at a riotously loud restaurant with live music playing a wonderful mix of traditional Romania songs ...
... nearly at the top, I came out to an open area where the cable car went up and down the mountain. It was a very sheer drop down, so it startled me for a moment, but the new me was able to cross over the path to the other side with very little hesitation. Watching the cable car swinging on its way up the mountain, I am still unsure whether I would in fact be able to go on that up the mountain, but decided that maybe at some future point I would try.
The view ...
... of arms is a crown on top of tree roots. An interesting side note is that between 1950 and 1960 the city was renamed by the Communists as "Stalin City".
In 1211, by order of King Andrew II of Hungary, the Teutonic knights built Kronstad on top of the village that was in existence there. They brought in German colonists to inhabit the city. The city was intended to be a border defense of the Kingdom of Hungary. It was ...