Odorhei region

Zetea (Zetelaka)

Zetea is a populous subalpine set-settlement, one of the great communes of Harghita county. The villages and scattered farmsteads Ivo, Desag, Sicasau and Küküllőmező belong to the commune from administrative point of view. Zetea is the centre of wood cutting and folk wood processing. It is situated in the valley of the upper, montaneous part of the River Tarnava Mare, along the no. 138 bituminized county road, 6 km far from Bradesti, 11 km from Odorheiu-Secuiesc and 52 km from Gheorgheni.

Roman Catholic Church

The church of Zetea, the largest Catholic church of the region, was built between 1912-14. Gothic remains are preserved in its tower. The Baroque altar was brought here from the mediaeval church.

Szekler-gates in Zetea

The house (no. 204) and the gate of Mrs. Zsigmond Csíki built in 1850 respectively in 1884 are registered monuments of Harghita county. Another Szekler-gate at no. 169 str. Principala is listed among the artistic monuments of Harghita county.


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