Saschiz fortified church

Built at the beginning of the 14th century, Saschiz (Keisd) was a locality successively populated mostly with Szeklers, Saxons and Romanians, always competing with the fortress of Sighisoara in the medieval period, and the most visible proof of this is the clock tower, near the church. Evangelical. It also now presents many common and very visible elements with the similar tower in the seat fortress of Sighisoara, which served as a model. 

The construction of the evangelical church lasted over 30 years, at the turn of the 15th-16th centuries, on the site of a Romanesque basilica. The vault of the nave was rebuilt in 1878. The interior of the church is predominantly baroque, with gothic accents, and the outer walls retain fragments of inscriptions.

Photo credit:

Mihai Stecu, Tudor Gheceff, Charlie Dalmasso, Dan Dinu


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