Transylvania Beyond

The Evangelical Church of Sibiu

Transylvania Beyond
The Evangelical Church of Sibiu

The history of the city of Sibiu, in Sibiu County, is tightly interwoven with that of the XIV century Evangelical church that is now considered its main symbol, “a genuine memorial house of the Saxons”. The religious buildings in existence at the site of the current Evangelical cathedral account for the first official record of the city of Sibiu, in a 1191 document confirming the independence of the Germans’ Church of Transylvania.

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