Moskovits Palace


Don't miss this Secession-style masterwork built by brothers József and László Vágó in 1905. It was being renovated at the time of research.

Lonely Planet's must-see attractions

Nearby Romania attractions

1. Darvas-La Roche House

0.22 MILES

This delightful Secession-style burgher house (1912) designed by brothers József and László Vágó, who also built Oradea's stunning Moskovits Palace, has…

2. Zion Neolog Synagogue

0.31 MILES

Of the reformist Conservative (as opposed to Orthodox) branch of Judaism and dating from 1878, this synagogue, with its graceful dome, is one of the most…

4. Town Hall Tower

0.38 MILES

The 50m-high tower, which is now open to the public, counts four main levels, three of which have viewing platforms. A 10-lei entry fee includes admission…

5. WWI Memorial

0.39 MILES

This memorial to the combatants of WWI is in the middle of Central Park.

6. Oradea Town Hall

0.39 MILES

This enormous neoclassical structure completed in 1903 has a 50m-tall tower that can be climbed for views of Oradea and surrounds.

7. Statue of Mihai Viteazul

0.41 MILES

A memorial to Michael the Brave (1558–1601), prince of Wallachia and Moldavia and one of Romania's greatest national heroes.

8. Orthodox Synagogue

0.48 MILES

Oradea's Orthodox synagogue dates from 1890 and was the main house of worship for around a third of the city's Jewish residents before WWII. It survived…