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About Citadel of Petresti

The citadel was built between centuries XIII - XV,  by german colonists settled in Petresti. The citadel was comprised of a romanesque basilica built in the thirteenth century and an enclosure wall built between the fourteenth and fifteenth centuries.

Curently are preserved only the bell tower and the enclosure wall, that forms a round yard.

Citadel had a defensive role, in times of war, people were hiding in here.

Today the citadel courtyard houses the evangelical cemetery, the bell tower is located in the middle of graveyard.

Contact and information:

Address: Petresti, Alba, Romania

Opening hours: Daily

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