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Timisoara city viewAbout Timisoara:

Timisoara is a university city and industrial center in western Romania. It is one of the largest Romanian cities and capital city of Timi? County. The city is informal capital city of the historical region of Banat. It is the main social, economic and cultural centre in the western part of Romania. Timi?oara was first mentioned as a place in either 1212 or 1266 as Castrum Temesiense. It lies at an altitude of 90 m on the southeast edge of the Banat plain, part of the Pannonian Plain near the divergence of the Timis and Bega rivers. The waters of the two rivers form a swampy and frequently flooded land. It was the first city in the monarchy with street lighting, and the first city in mainland Europe illuminated by electric light.

Tim isora Orthodax CathedralClimate: Timisoara city has the oceanic climate, it features consist of various and irregular weather conditions. The average high temp is 21°C in the month of July and average low temp is -5°C in the month of January.

Places to visit:

Timisoara Orthodox Cathedral: It is an is a Romanian Orthodox cathedral in Timisoara. The Cathedral is the tallest building in the city,180 meters high. The cathedral was raised between 1936 and 1941, is Neo-Moldavian style. It is home to many historic and artistic religious objects, including many vintage Romanian icon paintings. The church's interior and exterior paintings were created by the painter Anastase Demian. . It has 11 towers, of which the central and the highest has a height of 90.5 meters. The Metropolitan Cathedral is listed in the National Register of Historic Monuments.

Timisoara cityVictory Square: The square feature most interesting sites are its elegant baroque buildings, spread around town and particularly along the main square, Piata Victoriei, which stretches from Opera Square to Loga Boulevard.

Union Square: Union square features the picturesque Habsburg-era Piata Unirii, so-named for the imposing sight of the Romano-Catholic and Serbian Orthodox Cathedrals facing each other. During the 18th century, the square was the city's commercial centre and the venue for numerous military processions and religious ceremonies.

Freedom SquareFreedom Square: It is an open space in the city is Piata Libertatii which offers a great display of Secessionist architecture. The square features a seven-star- shaped bastion and gate-towers were constructed and the marshes surrounding the town were drained by the new Habsburg governor, General Mercy.

Nicolas Lenau College: It is located in the north side of the union square, was built in 1761 and was home to the earliest theatre in Timisoara.

Other major attraction: Fructus Tower, Timisoara City Hal, The Village Museum, The Museum of the Revolution.

Traian Vuia International AirportTransportation: By Plane:Traian Vuia International Airport, is the second largest airport in Romania. It located 10km away from the city center. There are regular flights from/to numerous major European and domestic destinations.

By Train: There are direct trains daily from Budapest , Belgrade, Vienna and Munich.

Shopping: Timisoara you can buy everything, from well known brands to Romanian products. The important shops are located in the city center.

Food and Beverage: Timisoara is still  very cosmopolitan city, the local cuisine is influenced by Italian, Serbian, Hungarian, German, Turkish.

 

Regions in Romania

Alba Arad Arges Bacau
Bihor Bistrita-Nasaud Botosani Braila
Brasov Bucuresti Buzau Calarasi
Caras-Severin Cluj Constanta Covasna
Covurlui Dimbovita Dolj Galati
Gorj Harghita Hunedoara  Ialomita
Iasi Maramures Mehendinti Mures
Neamt Olt Other Prahova
Salaj Satu Mare  Sibiu Suceava
Teleorman Timis Tulcea Valcea
Vaslui Vrancea    

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