Székely (Szekely) Gates of Transylvania Pictures, Images & Photos { 27 images } Created 5 Feb 2012

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. With the Treaty of Trianon of 1920, Transylvania and Székely Land became part of Romania, Today's Székely Land roughly corresponds to the Romanian counties of Harghita, Covasna and Mures. Buy as high resolution stock royalty free images of travel images to download on line or buy as photo art prints..

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