Transylvania Beyond

The Wooden Church of Surdesti

Transylvania Beyond
The Wooden Church of Surdesti

The small commune of Șișești includes seven villages, two of which are renowned for their wooden churches, Plopiș and Șurdești. The latter actually has two churches, but it is the Greek-Catholic one, dedicated to the Saint Archangels Michael and Gabriel, that has earned this village its fame as home to the tallest wooden church in the world and tallest wooden construction in Romania. 

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