Roman Catholic Cathedral


This cathedral, 2km north of the centre, was built between 1752 and 1780 and is the largest baroque church in Romania. Organ concerts are occasionally held here.

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1. Canon's Corridor

0.04 MILES

Just east of the Roman Catholic cathedral, Canon's Corridor forms a series of 57 arches built between 1750 and 1875, part of the original baroque design…

2. Bishop's Palace

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Southwest of the Roman Catholic cathedral, the opulent Bishop’s Palace (1770) contains 100 fresco-adorned rooms and 365 windows.

3. Moskovits Palace

0.71 MILES

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.

4. Darvas-La Roche House

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

5. Town Hall Tower

0.91 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…

6. Oradea Town Hall

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

8. Zion Neolog Synagogue

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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…