11 Sights in Timișoara, Romania (with Map and Images)


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Explore interesting sights in Timișoara, Romania. Click on a marker on the map to view details about it. Underneath is an overview of the sights with images. A total of 11 sights are available in Timișoara, Romania.

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1. Museum of Banat

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Museum of BanatFred Romero from Paris, France / CC BY 2.0

The National Museum of Banat is a museum in Timișoara, Romania, headquartered in Huniade Castle. It was founded in 1872 by the Society of History and Archeology of Banat on the initiative of the prefect of the then Temes County Zsigmond Ormós. It hosts the largest collection of archeological objects in Banat. The ground floor houses the 6,200-year-old Parța Neolithic Sanctuary. The museum includes departments for archeology, history and natural sciences. The museum also has a laboratory for conservation and preservation of objects of cultural heritage and history.

Wikipedia: Museum of Banat (EN), Website

2. St. George's Cathedral

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The St. George Cathedral, colloquially known as the Roman Catholic Dome, is the cathedral of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Timișoara and one of the city's landmarks. The cathedral is dedicated to St. George and was built between 1736 and 1774. After the Cathedral Basilica of Oradea, it is the second largest Baroque religious building in Southeastern Europe. Liturgies in Hungarian, German and Romanian are currently held regularly in the cathedral. Due to the remarkable acoustics, organ concerts are also held here.

Wikipedia: St. George's Cathedral, Timișoara (EN)

3. Sinagoga din Fabric

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The Fabric Synagogue is a Neolog synagogue in the Fabric district of Timișoara. The synagogue was called the New Synagogue because it replaced the old synagogue on Timocului Street. It was built between 1897 and 1899 in an eclectic style, with neo-Moorish, Gothic and Italian neo-Renaissance elements. The building was classified in the national protection lists as a historical monument under the classification code TM-II-m-B-06128, being located in the historical protection area named Fabric (II) urban ensemble.

Wikipedia: Fabric Synagogue (EN)

4. Art Museum

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Art Museum Original uploader was Radufan at ro.wikipedia / CC BY 2.5

The Art Museum of Timișoara is an art museum located in the Baroque Palace of Timisoara. The museum was founded after the detachment of the art section of the Banat Museum, which functioned for a while in a wing of the current building. The museum became an independent institution on January 1, 2006, the director being professor Marcel Tolcea. With the completion of much of the restoration works of the palace and exhibition space, the expanded museum could be inaugurated on December 21.

Wikipedia: Muzeul de Artă din Timișoara (RO), Website

5. Plague Statue

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Plague Column, also known as Holy Trinity Monument, is a Baroque monument in Timișoara's Union Square. It was placed in the central square of the city, then known as Domplatz, in 1740 as an ex voto of chamber councilor Johann Anton Deschan von Hansen. The monument belongs to the typology of plague columns, widespread in the Baroque era throughout the South German, Bohemian and Hungarian space.

Wikipedia: Plague Column, Timișoara (EN)

6. Serbian Orthodox Cathedral

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The Ascension Cathedral, commonly known as the Serbian Orthodox Cathedral, is the cathedral of the Serbian Orthodox Eparchy of Timișoara. Located in the Union Square of Cetate district, the building is one of the three Serbian Orthodox churches in the city together with the St. George Church in Fabric district and the St. Nicholas Church in the Avram Iancu Square of Mehala district.

Wikipedia: Serbian Orthodox Cathedral, Timișoara (EN)

7. Banat Village Museum

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The Banat Village Museum is an open-air ethnographic museum in northeastern Timișoara, at the edge of the Green Forest. Spread over an area of 17 ha, the museum is designed as a traditional Banat village and includes peasant households belonging to various ethnic groups in Banat, buildings with social function of the traditional village, folk art installations and workshops.

Wikipedia: Banat Village Museum (EN), Website

8. Decebal Bridge

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Decebal Bridge unbekannt / PD-alt-100

Podul Decebal is the name of a bridge in Timișoara, Romania. It crosses the Bega River and is one of the three bridges in the second district of Fabric. It connects it with the inner city district of Cetate. The eastern bridgehead is located between the Neptunbad and the entrance to the Volkspark. It was named after the Dacian king Decebalus.

Wikipedia: Podul Decebal (Timișoara) (DE)

9. Teatrul Național Timișoara

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The "Mihai Eminescu" National Theatre of Timișoara is a theatre company, a public cultural institution, subordinated to the Ministry of Culture of Romania. The institution shares its headquarters with the National Opera in Timisoara, the German State Theatre and the Hungarian State Theatre "Csiky Gergely".

Wikipedia: Teatrul Național din Timișoara (RO), Website

10. Mitropolitan Orthodox Cathedral

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The Orthodox Cathedral, also known as the Metropolitan Cathedral, is a Romanian Orthodox church in Timișoara. The cathedral is the seat of the Archbishopric of Timișoara and the Metropolis of Banat. It is dedicated to the Three Holy Hierarchs, Basil the Great, Gregory the Theologian and John Chrysostom.

Wikipedia: Timișoara Orthodox Cathedral (EN)

11. Turnul de apă Iosefin

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The Iosefin Water Tower is an industrial monument in Timișoara, Romania. It was one of the sources of water supply in Timișoara at the beginning of the 20th century. It is classified as a national heritage site with LMI code TM-II-m-A-06152.

Wikipedia: Iosefin Water Tower (EN)


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