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cipristb's pictureby cipristb review
added on 15th of April, 2009
Satu Mare is a small town in Romania, having almost 100.000 inhabitants. It is located in the north-western part of Romania, in Satu Mare County, at 13 km from the border with Hungary and at 24 km from the border with Ukraine. The principal river that traverses it is the Somes River.

The main atractions of the town are: the old ceter of the town where you can see buildings with nice architecture like the Romano Catholic Cathedral, Dacia Hotel and others. The main point of atraction in the old center of Satu Mare is the Firemans Tower wich has 49 m in height and wich was restarated 2 years ago becoming accesible for tourists.

Also Satu Mare impreses the visitors with the modern architecture of the buildings situated in the new center of the town like, the Mayor's House and the Culture House. The mayors house was some years ago the firs building in height in Romania, now it's the second due to the Intercontinental Hotel located in Bucharest.

Other points of atraction for the tourists whom are visiting Satu Mare can be: Lupa Capitolina's Statue, Vasile Lucaciu's Memorial House, The County Museum, The North Theatre, The Episcopal Palace and The Reformat Chain Church wich was build in the 18th century.

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zlori wrote on Apr 20, 2009:
So you'll write 'Satu Mare is a small town' instead of 'Satu Mare is a small city'? :) However, how I know Satu Mare is the center of Satu Mare county so it cannot be so small. :) But it's ok, keep going and don't mind my scoff, Regards.
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cipristb wrote on Apr 16, 2009:
Ok I will change it with city :D
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Wazling wrote on Apr 16, 2009:
Whew, if 100.000 inhabitants are a small town, my home town isnt much more than a small village! :)

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Satu Mare Travel guide

Satu Mare is strategically placed. Being closer to the border of Hungary with Romania, it automatically fetches foreign direct investments for its industry and agriculture. Textile, food, wood and furniture industry are its forte. The furniture industry is a derivative of the wood industry itself. The city is also strongly linked to automotive industry. Agriculture subsidies from the government and soil compatibility also provide it with great agricultural opportunities.Transport The city offers many buses, taxis and local means of transports. Buses are being repackaged to draw more tourists. Presently, taxis are better options for long... Read more »


Recent reviews for Satu Mare

The attractions of Satu Mare - Apr 3, 2009, by cipristb
One of the points of atraction in Satu Mare can be the Fireman's Tower from where you can see the whole city. It was build in 1904, and it measures 45 m in hight. It was restaurated a few years ago and now it's one of the points of... Read more »


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