Most beautiful Saxon Cities in Romania

Most beautiful Saxon Cities in Romania

During the 12th century, following an order of the Hungarian Empire, Transylvania began to be colonized by a Germanic population, subsequently known as Transylvanian Saxons. Their aim was to defend the Hungarian borders in Transylvania. As they settled in, the Saxons influenced to a great extent the manner of living and the organizational structures within the Romanian principality. As such, there are now almost 250 fortifications and churches built by the Saxons from the 14th until the 18th cen... [ read more ]