Your 2-hour city tour starts in front of your centrally located Timisoara hotel. Explore one of the biggest cities in Romania, built on the site of an ancient Roman fortress form the 13th century. Situated on the northern bank of the Bega River, Timisoara impresses with the charm of its vibrant cultural life, but also with its rich historical heritage. Take your time to discover the first European city that used horse-drawn trams (in 1869) and electrical street lightning (in 1889) and the first Romanian city that reacted at the Revolution in 1989 against the Communist regime.Description
This 2-hour walking tour of Timisoara starts with the downtown quarter “Cetate”, the former “Inner City”, presenting the essential image of Timisoara: many old buildings in the styles of Art Nouveau or Baroque, large pedestrianized squares touched by European history, the multicultural character of the city and of the Banat region.
Begin with the visit of Victory Square, known also as Opera Square, the visit of the impressive Orthodox Cathedral, the Opera and Theatre House. Next is Liberty Square, which is hosting the Old City Hall with the Turkish inscription and shows again the mixture of cultures, religions and civilization. Union Square is dominated by the Catholic dome-church, the Serbian-orthodox Cathedral and by the President`s Palace – the Arts Museum.
Be delighted by a walk through the ruins of the old fortress, constructed in the well known Vauban Style. Highlights of this walking tour are Victory Square, the Opera building, the Orthodox Cathedral, the Bastion, the Liberty Square, the Old City Hall, The Synagogue, the Union Square, the Catholic Cathedral, the Serbian-orthodox Church, the President`s Palace, statue of the Holly Trinity, the Bastion and more.Highlights
- Choice of morning or afternoon departure
- Explore the local streets on a walking tour of the city
- Flexibility to customize your itinerary to your own preferences
- Multiple departure times and locations available
- Free hotel pickup and drop-off included
- Small-group tour
: Timisoara, RomaniaDuration
: 2 hours Voucher Redembtion
: You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.