The dominating Orthodox Cathedral (1925–34) was designed to impress, with gold icons (as well as a politically charged mural of a...
Roman Catholic Church
Across the street from the Orthodox Cathedral is this airier, baroque-style church, which dates from 1728.
A block west of the Ethnographic Museum is an ornate and well-preserved synagogue from 1900. Before WWII, 5500 Jews lived in Târgu...
Old City Pub
This cosy wood-panelled and exposed-brick subterranean haunt draws a stew of students and moneyed urbanites. The decor is faintly...
With a bright, modern interior of wood floors and retro orange glass lampshades, this place is buzzing with trendy urbanites. A...
Piaţa Trandafirilor 11 · interesting places nearby
Ethnographic Museum information
On the square’s western side, just past adjoining Piaţa Teatrul, is the simple Ethnographic Museum, housed in the baroque Toldalagi Palace (1762). The collection of traditional fabrics, pots, looms and tools is dryly explained in English. It was closed for renovation when we passed.