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Black Church (Biserica Neagra)

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Address: Curte Honterus Johanes nr. 2, Brasov 500025, Romania
Phone Number: 0268511824
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10:00 am - 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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Definitely worth visiting, if one is into old churches. Definitely worth visiting if you can fit an organ concert into your schedule, it is an uplifting experience. Short of that... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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Brasov, Romania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

You cannot miss this church if you are in the center of Brasov. It is full of history and an imposing monument. Surrounded by other buildings at the end of the main square of the city, very close to the old town where you can find a lot of cafeteria and places where you can eat. Inside they have a... More 

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Jerusalem, Israel
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

A nice church with entrance fees.. but it is a special church with many things to see inside. Near the main center of the city

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Waterloo, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Definitely worth visiting, if one is into old churches. Definitely worth visiting if you can fit an organ concert into your schedule, it is an uplifting experience. Short of that, extremely unkept around it - surprisingly so, as many other medieval sights in Brasov were re-done and brough up to snuff.

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Evje, Norway
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Have never seen a church with such dark color, and the looks from outside is majestic. Unfortunately there was some refurbishing going on, so we did not get the chance to go inside.....

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Brussels, Belgium
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

You cannot miss this church if you are in the center of Brasov. It is full of history and an imposing monument.

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Chisinau
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Impressive building with a reasonable entrance fee. We were pleasantly surprised by the structure itself, as well as the youth from a local church volunteering to explain the history of the church.

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The exterior is beautiful and a landmark of the city. The interior is sober and does not offer much. Probably only worth visiting if you attend a concert.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Very nice experience, history of church is very interesting. I suppose that visiting the church during the concert is fantastic.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

What a beautiful and historical church. A must see is the organ concert. It is only 30 minutes and the most amazing organ ever.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

It is a wonderful place to see and it is very creepy at night. It is as if the ghosts of the ancients are haunting the site of the Church. It is called the Black Church because it has Gothic architecture and the statues are alike with the Gargoyles which can be found in Gothic French Architecture. To be exact,... More 

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