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Székely (Szekely) Gates of Transylvania Pictures, Images & Photos

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Pictures & images of traditional wooden Székely ( Szekely ) gates in a Szekely village near Cluj, Eastern Transylvania. Carved with folk art & painted the Szekely gate also has dove cotes above the gate.

In the Middle Ages, the Székelys, along with the Saxons, played a key role in the defence of the Kingdom of Hungary against the Ottomans as guards of the eastern border. The Székelys were regarded as the finest warriors of medieval Transylvania. more »

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