Feldioara is a locality situated in Brașov county, with a population of 4334 inhabitants.

Feldioara

Feldioara, The fortress

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45,82031 N, 25,60610 E

The German equestrian order, introduced in Feldioara in 1211, was granted permission to build a castle from dirt and wood. They could build a stone castle only 2 years before being exiled. The castle is mentioned for the first time in 1240 having the name Castrum Sancte Mariae, the guarding saint of the German order. Traditions say that the Tatars raiding in 1241 demolished the castle which was rebuilt later on. The castle had 4 high towers but they all collapsed. Thus, today it's only the ruins that have a story to tell. It is possible that the Evangelical church stands on the ground of the former chapel of the order. There are people who see the figure of three praying armored knights on the churchwall. In the XV century a strong stonewall was built around the church to protect it from the Turks and Tatars. In the middleages they also built a wall around a part of the settlement. Historians are still working on the exact history of the castle.

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