Church from Csiksomlyó

June 12, 2009

The Franciscan church and cloister in Somlyó were founded around 1400.
The Baroque church was build between 1804 and 1876 in Somlyó.

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Due to the prayers of the relatives of the Szekler from Csík, Gyergyo and Kaszon chairs that fought against the Protestant reigning prince Janos Zsigmond in 1564, the Holy Virgin helped them to obtain the victory.  To commemorate this event, pilgrims gather at Csíksomlyó every Whit Sunday.

Hungarian and Székely anthem on Csíksomlyó: