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Black Church (Biserica Neagra)

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Address: Curte Honterus Johanes nr. 2, Brasov 500025, Romania
Phone Number: +40 268 511 824
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12:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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Sun 12:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Tue - Sat 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
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This 15th-century Gothic church got its name after the great fire in 1689...

This 15th-century Gothic church got its name after the great fire in 1689 blackened its outer walls.

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its a historic site

its a historic site, and for entrance they are charging 9 Leu/RON about 2 euros, its a historic site, where you can not take photos as you have to pay for that anyways, if you... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 days ago
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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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37 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

First you need to know that if you want a guided tour you need to book one in advance. You can do so by e-mailing them from their web site directly and you can also ask for a specific foreign language soeaking guide. Otherwise, they do not have guides there. We booked one in English and the guide was really... More 

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Bucharest, Romania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

To go there is like you go back in time and you imagine how different was in the time of construction comparing with our time!

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Montreal, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

One of the most important monument in Brasov,build par Bulgarian workers during the 14th Century . It was partially destroyed during a great fire by the Habsburg in 1689.Afterwards the church was known as the Black Church.

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Grimstad, Norway
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Large Church With interresting story in the heart of brasov .We was there a bit late so it was closet,but i Guess it is stunning inside

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

its a historic site, and for entrance they are charging 9 Leu/RON about 2 euros, its a historic site, where you can not take photos as you have to pay for that anyways, if you like historic places then you must pay for that. its good clam and quit place.

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Rome, Italy
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

While a beautiful church with an interesting history, we found it overrated. There is little signage in the church so do your history homework before you visit. 9 Lei admission charge for adults.

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Vista, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is one of the greatest location in east Europe. You should go and visit it during week days if you want to have a more space to enjoy.

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Worcester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The history behind this church is interesting, it stands proud in the town. Historical rugs hang inside

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Pisek, Czech Republic
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This church is one of the most spectacular places in centre of Brasov. You pay 12lei to get in,no photos alowed to make...but its great place with the bigest organ in Romania...

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

the church is very nice from out side and very big from inside but its in a simple design and not so rich as europian churches that we are used to but once you are in Brasov you must visit it

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