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Culture of Timisoara. Places to visit - old town, temples, theaters, museums and palaces

Timisoara First mentions about the city date back to the early 13th century. At that time a Roman fortress was situated on that territory. In the Middle Ages it was conquered by the Turks and remained in their hands until the 18th century. The modern city represents a unique mix of architectural styles and cultural traditions; there are historical sites from different eras in its territory.
Timisoara is ready to offer its guests a wide range of dining places; a number of popular restaurants and cafes deserve attention of gourmets. In a beautiful building with a cream facade … Open
It is worth to start exploring attractions of the city with a visit to Victory Square; next to it there are several iconic objects. The Orthodox Cathedral is very impressive and unique architectural monument; it was built in the middle of the last century. Its main distinguishing feature is the bright red-and- green roof lined with multi-colored tiles.
Opposite the cathedral there is a beautiful monument dedicated to those killed during the revolution of 1989. There is also Memorial Museum of Revolution (Memorial ul Revolutieri) that will allow learning a lot of important and interesting facts about this historic event. Among the exhibits there are uniforms, historical documents, books and a collection of newspapers, an interesting library and a rich collection of personal belongings of revolutionaries. The museum often hosts representations of interesting historical films. Copyright
Timisoara doesn’t feature noisy entertainment venues and night clubs; however, it provides tourists a decent selection of leisure activities. The charming Roses Park garden is perfect … Open
Those who want to appreciate the diversity of the local architecture are recommended to go to Libertatii Square. The beautiful castle Guniade is situated there. The last large-scale reconstruction of it took place in the 18th century. In the Middle Ages there were numerous fortifications on the site of the Liberty Square.
One of the most interesting cultural institutions of the city is the Banat Village Museum. The museum is a massive cultural open air complex; its main exhibits are old farm buildings, their age is about a hundred years. Beautiful pottery and wooden cabins were moved to the museum from various suburbs. The museum often hosts exciting recreational activities for guests. Visitors can witness colorful folk performances or take a couple of lessons in craftsmanship.
In the section below, you can get one of our excursion, activities or city discovery tours over Timisoara and surroundings. Our website offers 10-30% lower ticket prices, when compared to the offline purchase on the spot.

City tours, excursions and tickets in Timisoara and surroundings

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What to visit during two-day excursion in Timisoara

Piaţa Unirii
Serbian Orthodox Cathedral
Where: Piaţa Unirii, Timisoara;
Roman Catholic Cathedral
Where: Piaţa Unirii, Timisoara;
Huniades Palace
Where: Piaţa Huniades 1, Timisoara; Telephone: +40 256 491 339; Opening hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m.;
Tökés Reformed Church
Where: Str Timotei Cipariu 1, Timisoara; Telephone: +40 256 492 992;
Great Synagogue
Where: Str Mǎrǎşeşti 6, Timisoara;
Romanian Orthodox Cathedral
Where: Piaţa Victoriei, Timisoara;
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Map of all palaces
Public palaces near Timisoara
♥   Palace 'Dauerbach Palace' , 0.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Palace 'Löffler Palace' Timişoara, 0.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Palace 'Dicasterial Palace' Timişoara, 0.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Palace 'Baroque Palace' Timişoara, 0.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Palace 'Dejan Palace' Timişoara, 1.1 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all art museums
Art galleries in Timisoara and around
♥   Art museum 'Timisoara Art Museum' Timişoara, 0.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all churches
Cathedrals and basilicas near Timisoara
♥   Catedrala Greco-Catolică Coborârea Spiritului Sfânt, Lugoj, 53.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo

Iconic cultural sights of Romania

The Cantacuzino Palace built in Bucharest in the year 1903, combines both features of rococo air and original art nouveau. Tall oblong windows and openwork forged balconies in combination with a powerful foundation and stucco make Cantacuzino a real gem for Bucharest. To date, the Palace has a permanent exposition that showcases original interior items, paintings, and antique furniture. In addition, there is a concert hall in the museum and you can listen to live music in the garden during summer. Visitors are welcome from Tuesdays to Sundays; between the hours of 10 am to 5 pm. Entrance tickets for adults cost 6 Romanian Lei. On the 26th of every month, the museum provides free entrance. You can easily access the building by buses Number 300 and 381. … Open
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Landmarks of culture on Timisoara map: art-galleries, monuments, palaces, etc

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