Half-day tour to Timisoara, departure from Arad

Cultural & Theme Tours in Arad

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We pick you up from your address in Arad and we drive for about 1 hour to Timisoara.We start the tour in the old town. The tour is going to be a chronological one. We start with the first fortress built after the Mongol invasion (13th cent.) and we finish with the Anti-communist Revolution from 1989. We'll visit the most important sites in the city and we'll hear stories about places, event and people that marked the evolution of Timisoara. The city tour of Timisoara is ranked no. 1 in all the city tours in Romania.After the tour we drive back to Arad.
ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Banat Museum, Timisoara, Timis County, Western Romania, TransylvaniaHere we find about the beginnings of Timisoara and about being the capital city of Hungarian Kingdom for a while.Duration: 10 minutesStop At: Libertatii Square, Timisoara, Timis County, Western Romania, TransylvaniaWe find about the Ottoman occupation in TImisoara. Here it used to be the hammam and the bazar.Duration: 20 minutesStop At: Saint George's Square, Timisoara, Timis County, Western Romania, TransylvaniaThe place where the Central Mosque and the biggest Turkish cemetery used to be.Duration: 15 minutesStop At: Bastionul Theresia, Timisoara, Timis County, Western Romania, TransylvaniaWe talk here about the new fortification System built by the Austrian administration in the first half of 18th century.Duration: 15 minutesStop At: Unirii Square, Timisoara, Timis County, Western Romania, TransylvaniaThe old downtown of the city. Beautiful Baroque and Art Nouveau Buildings. Duration: 30 minutesStop At: Piata Victoriei, Timisoara, Timis County, Western Romania, TransylvaniaWe talk here about the defortification of Timisoara and about the building of this new downtown. We also talk about the Anti-communist Revolution in December 1989Duration: 30 minutesStop At: Timisoara Orthodox Cathedral, Timisoara, Timis County, Western Romania, TransylvaniaWe visit this beautiful cathedral built between 1936 and 1946. The Orthodox Cathedral is one of the symbols of the city.Duration: 10 minutes

What’s included

  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Professional guide
  • Bottled water

What’s not included

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