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Densuș Fortified Church is located in Densuș village in Hunedoara County, being the oldest stone church from Romania. It was built in the 13th century on the site of a Roman temple from the second century. Some materials from Sarmizegetusa fortress were used to build it.

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According to historians, on the actual setting there was once a Dacian temple dedicated to Zamolxis and then later a temple dedicated to God Mars, built by the Romans after conquering Dacia.

Densuș Church is considered the oldest church in Romania and also in South East Europe.

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HINTS

  • Visit Corvinilor Castle from Hunedoara;
  • Stay at Conacul Archia, a beautiful and cozy family manor.
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