Self-guided Sightseeing Tour #1 in Alba Iulia, Romania


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Tour Facts

Number of sights 6 sights
Distance 1.1 km
Ascend 10 m
Descend 35 m

Experience Alba Iulia in Romania in a whole new way with our self-guided sightseeing tour. This site not only offers you practical information and insider tips, but also a rich variety of activities and sights you shouldn't miss. Whether you love art and culture, want to explore historical sites or simply want to experience the vibrant atmosphere of a lively city - you'll find everything you need for your personal adventure here.

Sight 1: Arhiepiscopia Ortodoxă de Alba Iulia

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The Romanian Orthodox Archdiocese of Alba-Iulia is an ecclesiastical unit of the Romanian Orthodox Church, headquartered in Alba Iulia and with canonical jurisdiction in Alba County and Mureș County. Since 2011, the Orthodox Archbishop of Alba-Iulia is Irineu Pop.

Wikipedia: Arhiepiscopia Ortodoxă de Alba Iulia (RO)

257 meters / 3 minutes

Sight 2: St. Michael's Cathedral

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St. Michael's Cathedral is the cathedral of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Alba Iulia, Romania, and is the oldest and longest cathedral in the country.

Wikipedia: St. Michael's Cathedral, Alba Iulia (EN), Url Miserend

125 meters / 2 minutes

Sight 3: National Museum of the Union

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The National Museum of the Union is a history and archaeology museum in Alba-Iulia, Romania.

Wikipedia: National Museum of the Union (EN), Website

163 meters / 2 minutes

Sight 4: Monumentul Custozza

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The obelisk dedicated to the heroes of the 50th Infantry Regiment who fell in the battle of Custozza in 1866 is a historical monument located on the territory of Alba Iulia.

Wikipedia: Obeliscul închinat eroilor din Regimentul 50 infanterie căzuți în lupta de la Custozza în 1866 (RO)

172 meters / 2 minutes

Sight 5: Apulum

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Apulum was a legionary fortress in the Roman province of Dacia from the 2nd to 4th centuries AD, located in today's Alba Iulia, Romania.

Wikipedia: Apulum (castra) (EN)

395 meters / 5 minutes

Sight 6: Obeliscul

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The Obelisk of Horea, Cloșca, and Crișan is a historical monument located in Alba Iulia, Alba County, Romania.

Wikipedia: Obelisk of Horea, Cloșca, and Crișan (EN)


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