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Black Church.......... Brasov Romania


Black Church is an evangelical church located in the center of Brasov in Romania.Edificiul was built around 1380 (probably from 1377) in Gothic style. The church, originally Roman Catholic, was first known as the Church of Saint Mary.
Black Church in Brasov is the largest place of worship in Gothic style in Southeast Europei.Cu a capacity of about 5,000 people, the famous settlement of worship Brasov measures 90 meters long and 37 meters tall, with a turn of the Cross 65 meters.
original name of the Black Church is the Church Saint Mary?
most likely, the construction of this church started in 1377? The construction works were completed in 1477, stretching so for a period of 100 years. During this decade, however, the Church suffered as a result of the Ottoman invasion in the year 1421.
church was provided, initially, with two towers? Due to lack of funds, the second tower was not built before. The only tower of the Black Church was completed in 1514, with 37 years later than the rest of the building.
the bell tower are three bells impressive? The massive weight of 6300 kg and is the largest in Romania and one of the largest in Europe.
since 1542 to introduce religious services Evangelical-Lutheran Rite? They are kept in German and amend the statutes Black Church, by then Catholic, Lutheran church held in the humanist Johannes Honterus initiative.
Johannes Honterus, humanist and man of culture with important cultural and economic contributions to the development of Brasov area (he wrote the book, took the initiative to build a paper factory in Brasov, etc.), is buried in the Black Church?
after the devastating fire of 1689, when the Black Church was partially destroyed, there was a period of reconstruction of 100 years? This time was extended roof of the building and was renovated inside who may have been gaining a look Baroque Gothic influences.
for rebuilding the vaults of the church, badly damaged by fire, artisans were brought from abroad because the area lacked the necessary knowledge to rebuild them?
Current shrine of the Black Church, dated 1866, is built in Gothic style?
Buchholz organ which is in mechanical Black Church is the largest and unique yet functional in Southeastern Europe? The organ has 3993 pipes and 76 registers for even more music lovers still gives unforgettable moments in the weekly concerts that take place here.
in the Black Church is the most important collection of oriental carpets in South East Europe? Collected over time, the rich dowry rugs from Asia Minor Anatoly is comprised mostly from visitor donations.

Black Church in Brasov is the largest place of worship in Gothic style of south-eastern Europe. With a capacity of about 5,000 people, the famous settlement of worship Brasov measures 90 meters long and 37 meters tall, with a tower 65 meters of the cross.
Most likely, the construction of this church started in 1377, construction works were completed in 1477, stretching over a period of 100 years. During this decade, however, the Church suffered as a result of the Ottoman invasion in the year 1421.
The church tower are three bells impressive? The massive weight of 6300 kg and is the largest in Romania and one of the largest in Europe.
Buchholz Mechanical Organ which is in the Black Church is the largest and unique yet functional in Southeastern Europe? The organ has 3993 pipes and 76 registers for even more music lovers still gives unforgettable moments in the weekly concerts that take place here.
The Black Church is the most important collection of oriental carpets in South East Europe? Collected over time, the rich dowry rugs from Asia Minor Anatoly is comprised mostly from visitor donations.

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  1. a lovely picture of a fascinating building

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  2. Indeed very beautiful, but that picture is of the Pipe Organ from the Saint Michael Roman Catholic Chuch in Alba Iulia. I just was there and made around 50 pictures of it, even went up next to it while it was played.

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