Top things to do

Fortress in Deva

Deva Citadel

Deva's crumbling citadel looms from a rocky hilltop 300m above town. A steep climb leads up behind Parcul Cetăţii at the west end of B-dul 1 Decembrie 1918. Alternatively, take the funicular (hang on tight). At the …
Museum in Deva

Museum of Dacian & Roman Civilization

Down by the park, at the foot of the fortress hill, this museum showcases fragments of the region's ancient history, including earthenware vessels, tools and other finds from archaeological sites. It is housed in 16…
Pizza in Deva

Pizzeria Veneţia

This fuss-free pizzeria and diner covers all the doughy bases from Hawaiian to calzone, and serves fast-food fillers like doner kebabs and heavily cheese-laden salads.
International in Deva

Restaurant Castelo

This restaurant near the park could do with a refresh to its decor, but it serves a satisfying set of schnitzels, sandwiches and grills.
Concert Venue in Deva

House of Culture

This striking 1975-built cultural emporium hosts opera and theatrical productions, and serves as a festival venue.
Landmark in Deva

Statue of Decebal I

This horseback statue by renowned sculptor Ion Jalea was positioned outside Deva's House of Culture in 1978.