Conservation of the 14th-Century Fortified Saxon Church in Alma Vii

This project involves the conservation of the single-nave church exterior and roof.

The fortified church in the village of Alma Vii, with its characteristic defensive enclosure and raised choir, is an exceptional example of a building type associated with the ethnic German Saxons who had settled in southern Transylvania beginning in the mid-12th century. [Photo credit: U.S. Department of State]

Project Details


Location: Romania, Eastern Europe, Europe Organiser(s): Mihai Eminescu Trust Funder(s): U.S. Ambassadors Fund for Cultural Preservation Funding received: $500,000 (USD) Commencement Date: 09/2019 Project Status: Active
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