Odorhei region

Craciunel (Homoródkarácsonyfalva, Krötschendorf)

Craciunel is situated in the valley of the Homorodu Mic, at a 1 km distance from the community centre, Ocland, in the north. It lies at 530 m altitude.

Unitarian Church

It was built to the east of the road, „in the "Sion" Mountain. It appears on the List of Historical Monuments of Harghita county (1992). The church is surrounded by a stone wall. Built probably in the second half of the 13th century, this is the only one church in the former Odorhei county of which choir of the late Roman period has survived over the centuries in good condition. In the course of time it was enlarged and architectural elements from later periods can also be clearly identified here. It has preserved a runic record as well. Its valuable painted coffered ceiling was probably made in the first half of the 18th century. The church preserves the traces of almost every architectural trends, from the very old times through the Baroque up to the second half of the 19th century.