Timisoara Things to Do

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  • Bike Rental and Bike Tours

    by JohnnyBr Updated Nov 11, 2010

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    Timisoara is now recognized as the most bike friendly city in Romania. Biking in the town is a pleasure for everyone who likes seeing things at it's own peace. We tried several bike rental shops in the city but by far the most accesible (timeframe and multiple locations) and good looking bikes we found at tBike - Rent a bike.

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    The Roman Catholic Cathedral

    by xaver Written Oct 9, 2010

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    The roman Catholic cathedral is located on the east side of the square and it has been built betwen 1736 and 1754 and it is an example of Viennese baroque style. Inside, the main altar painting was done by Michael Angelo Unterberger who was the director of the fine arts academy in Vienna.

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    Union square buildings

    by xaver Written Oct 9, 2010

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    Nicolas Lenau College is located was built in 1761 and is located on the north side of the square and used to be the first theater of Timisoara. The baroque Serbian Orthodox Cathedral built betwen 1745 and 1748 and the serbian Bishop's Residence with its original decorations are located on the western part of the square.The cathedral can be visited all the days betwen 7 am and 6 pm.

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    Unirìi square (Union square)

    by xaver Written Oct 9, 2010

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    A few meters of walking distance from the Victory sqaure there is the union square named union for the orthodox cathedral and the roman one facing each other at the two sides of the square. The caratheristic of this square is the historical pastel painted buildings all around a garden. In the 18th century this used to be the main commercial point of the city and the place where military and religious processions had place.

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    Victory square

    by xaver Written Oct 9, 2010

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    Victory square is not just the Romanian Orthodox Metropolitan Cathedral, on the northen side of the square there is the opera theater and all over the square some really nice looking gardens with several flower compositions.

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    The cathedral

    by xaver Written Oct 9, 2010

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    The cathedral is probably the main point of interest of the city, or at least it was for me. Actually the Romanian Orthodox Metropolitan Cathedral is located at the south side of Victory square.
    It was built betwen the years 1936 and 1946 and in the green and red roof you can clearly notice some really well done mosaic designes.
    In front of the cathedral you can notice a memorial to those who lost their lives during 1989 revolution againsto comunist power.

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  • an awesome place

    by katilee Written Dec 12, 2007

    this place is the best sweet shop in the world. i go there every day for lunch. they have twenty-three different flavors of ice cream, and about a million other sweets. the best part is, the whole thing costs only about one USD

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    Piaþa Unirii

    by Luka85 Written Apr 28, 2007

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    One of loveliest squares in Europe. On one side Serbian Orthodox cathedral on other Catholic one and on sides typical representatives of Hungarian secession and between grass, you ll be impressed by all colors you see.

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  • Architecture

    by PlanetDirk Written Jan 30, 2007
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    Just walk around the old city of Timisoara and you will find loads of beautiful historic buildings, very often still in a very original state and in need of some serious restauration. Nevertheless, though, the diverse architecture and authenticity clearly reveals the city's large cultural heritage and its, by the way still present, history as a melting point of different cultures.

    If you find time also check out other parts of Timisoara as it is not only around Piata Unirii that you can find wonderful architecture and squares, it will be well worth the effort.

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  • Piata Unirii

    by PlanetDirk Written Jan 30, 2007
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    The Piata Unirii is a large square in the old district of Timisoara, surrounded by beautiful colourful buildings. In summer many terraces appear where the local students and other inhabitants enjoy the sun and, of course, the drinks!

    The catholic dome is the 'residence-church' of the bishop and gives masses in at least 3 different languages, being Romanian, Hungarian and German - a convention followed by most confessions in this part of Romania. A reading of the Pater Noster in all these languages during one service is quite common, as well as the simultaneous singing of the gospels by all attendants in their own language.

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  • The Orthodox Cathedral

    by PlanetDirk Updated Jan 30, 2007
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    Standing at the beginning of a wide boulevard enveloped by art nouveau buildings leading to the Opera building and the old part of the city, the orthodox cathedral is probably the most well-known site of Timisoara as it stands out against all other buildings.

    It is, actually, in front of its steps that the bloody peoples' revolution of 1989 began, which then moved to bucharest where it had its ending.

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    She-wolf

    by viddra Written Jan 5, 2007

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    There are several statues of Romulus and Remus and the she-wolf displayed in various Romanian cities. No wonder there's 1 in Timisoara as well. Like all the others, this 1 too is the gift of Italy to the people of Romania and symbolizes their unity with Latinity.

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    The Holy Trinity Monument

    by viddra Written Jan 15, 2006

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    In the middle of Unirii Square, you'll find this nice monument of the Holy Trinity and a mineral water well. You'll also see people filling up their plastic bottles with this water, which they then take home.

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    A Jewel

    by viddra Written Jan 15, 2006

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    Unirii Square

    This charming square's surrounded by colourful 18th and 19th-century buildings, including the Catholic Dome, the Baroque Palace, the Serbian Church and the monument of the Holy Trinity and a mineral water well.

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    The Old City Hall

    by viddra Written Jan 15, 2006

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    The Old City Hall was built between 1731 and 1734, according to the plans of the Italian architect Pietro del Bronzo. It was changed many times (in 1782, 1850-rebuilt after the bombings in 1849, and in 1935-renovation).

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