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Black Church (Biserica Neagra)

2,157 Reviews

Black Church (Biserica Neagra)

2,157 Reviews
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Escape the urban bustle of Bucharest for the day to discover the legends and treasures of Transylvania. Wander through the Gothic chambers and turrets of Bran Castle, nicknamed ‘Dracula’s Castle’ thanks to its spooky atmosphere and ties to Vlad the Impaler, and then feel like you’ve stepped into a fairy tale on a tour of splendid Peles Castle, the former royal residence of Romanian kings. Finally, explore one of Transylvania’s most well-preserved medieval villages on a walking tour of Brasov.
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ViewsAndReviews wrote a review Oct 19
Constanta, Romania977 contributions185 helpful votes
The Black Church (which isn’t black) is easy to find by the main square in the Old City. Despite the (closed) ticket office in the entrance, you can get tickets; go to the shop across from it by the coffee shop. The shop has lovely arts and crafts, so factor in some time to browse! The church itself, from the 1300’s, isn’t particularly impressive compared to others in Europe, but it does have many interesting painted wooden panels. Look up! The balcony, which is not accessible to visitors, hosts gigantic pipe organs the largest above the entryway, so you may notice it as prepare to leave. I’m not sure I’d recommend making this a destination, but if you visit when there is a concert there, it could be impressive.
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Date of experience: October 2020
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Alexander P wrote a review Sep 2020
Timisoara, Romania45 contributions13 helpful votes
A must visit if in Brașov! You can visit also inside the church. There are no pictures allowed inside. The price might be a bit overwhelming.
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Date of experience: September 2020
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Silviu_Iso wrote a review Sep 2020
Arad, Romania433 contributions25 helpful votes
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Well first of all it is a church and there is an entrance fee which is not cheap 12 RON. Somehow disappointing... The church itself is in good condition and is currently being repaired on the outside.
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Date of experience: September 2020
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Olesia wrote a review Sep 2020
Chernihiv, Ukraine7 contributions
When I saw it I was wandering its size. This church is really so large and all people near it look like ants. I like the architecture of the Black Church. And it's cool that citizens save it to nowadays.
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Date of experience: October 2019
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astudystar wrote a review Aug 2020
Bucharest, Romania93 contributions36 helpful votes
Visited in August during Covid restrictions and was pleased to see all precautions were taken. It’s cheap to get in and not as ornate as some of the Orthodox churches but some interesting paintings on the pews and ancient carpets on display. The staff we helpful and knowledgeable.
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Date of experience: August 2020
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