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Black Church (Biserica Neagra)

Curte Honterus Johannes nr. 2, Brasov 500025, Romania
+40 268 511 824
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This 15th-century Gothic church got its name after the great fire in 1689 blackened its outer walls.
  • Excellent39%
  • Very good35%
  • Average21%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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Curte Honterus Johannes nr. 2, Brasov 500025, Romania
+40 268 511 824
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I have visited this church over and over again, but it never stops to amaze me every time I'm there. There is always something new to discover

Thank Stefan S
Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful church that dominates the old town in Brasov. Has been meticulously restored and is fantastic. We have visited cathedrals throughout Europe and they all allow photos. The Black Church has some paintings and carpets on the wall and certainly could ask for no flash...More

Thank Todd B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is one of the most beautiful churches I’ve come across in Eastern Europe! It’s just beautiful! It’s worth going inside and having a look around too, we got free entry and is open 9-5ish! We visited this on the free walking tour (honestly -...More

Thank Jessie_96_G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Black church located next to the main square, originally saint Mary's church built in the 14 century. Was named black after the major fire in 1689. On one of the church’s exterior pillars, on the edge of the roof, there is an odd statue of...More

Thank majeo
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited the Black Church with a local guide who was amazing~ The history of the church the organ inside and the stories are worth the visit. I would strongly recommend a local guide to visit Transylvania and Brasov. The local knowledge and history is...More

Thank Jane C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The Black Church in Braşov is simply stunning. The architecture is fascinating, and it’s definitely worth stopping past to take in.

Thank RockmelonMamma
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A gorgeous cathedral, colored black from a great fire that nearly destroyed the entire town of Brasov! Unfortunately, you cannot take pictures inside, but they have small guidebooks to purchase. And they have guides who speak English to provide you with the history and architecture...More

Thank Joe J
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A very old and interesting church with lots of information on its history With beautiful carvings and old gravestones

Thank james683
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We absolutely loved that church especially at night. The gothic look combined with the dark and foggy weather made it even better. A must do while in Bucharest.

Thank Steve R
Reviewed 18 December 2017

I walked into here as they were having a service and it was absolutely beautiful. The art in there is something else. It's a very grand church and feels very intimidating in size. It's recommended to visit it as it's a very beautiful building.

Thank Mukinka C
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17 December 2016|
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Response from ConstR | Reviewed this property |
yes. the fee is 9 lei.