Charlottenburg – the only round village in Romania

40 km away from Timişoara, on the way towards Lipova, hidden among the hills is the only round village in Romania: Charlottenburg. Due to its unique form, the entire village was declared a historical monument by the Minister of Cults and Culture. Still, when you get to Charlottenburg you need a few minutes to figure out […]

The memories of the last Swabian of the round village

Peter Trimper is a 76 years old man and he is the last Swabian from the only round village in Romania, Charlottenburg (described here in detail). Even though he could follow the path of his brothers and leave the Banat region before or just after 1989, he chose to remain here with his parents. Today, Peter is alone, […]