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Timisoara Travel Guide, Romania

Timisoara, Romania – Overview: You’ll never feel like leaving the City of Athletes

With a whole lot of cultural mixes in population, Timisoara is a beautiful city, with an ancient touch to it. Italians, Arabs, Serbs, Hungarians and Greeks and Jews form a part of the population in this city of Romania. The city sports a number of churches and cathedrals and looks spectacular. The environment and friendly atmosphere prevailing in Timisoara, which is also known as ‘The City of Athletes’, makes it feel like home.

Location and Climate

In the western region of Romania lies the city of Timisoara. Also known to be the Little Vienna, this city is a great tourist destination for everyone. The climate of Timisoara follows the pattern of its county Banat. Temperate air mass, which comes along during summer and spring, it is accompanied by great precipitation. During winter season, humid air mass from Atlantic brings rainfall and snowfall. Situated in the northwestern part of Romania, the city’s climate is influenced mainly by the Mediterranean Sea and the Adriatic Sea.

Art, Culture & Accommodation

Timisoara is known for a wonderful culture and love for soothing music. The Museum of Banat presents a collection of Violins, which is known to draw a huge crowd on a regular basis. Except for Mondays, the museum is open throughout the week. The Banat Village Museum exhibits a whole lot of historical, significant and cultural details related to the country. The many bars and pubs within the city draw a youthful crowd. Live concerts and clubs are a part of the city’s culture. The Gulliver bar and disco is a neat club for tourists. It is located in the students’ complex and it isvery popular among university students.

A lot of motels and hotels are available in Timisoara for tourists coming from across the globe. Hotel North Star Continental and Best Western ambassador hotel are the top class ones in the city. A number of campgrounds, cottages and cheap motels can make your stay great, if you are looking for an affordable accommodation.

Cuisines in Timisoara

A number of cafes can be seen along the streets of Timisoara, which offer you a variety of cuisines and an ambient environment to have a wonderful time in. Café Violeta is one of the most popular amongst the cafes in the city. A very popular Pakistani restaurant called, ‘Maharaj’ is highly recommended. Their dishes are unique and represent all the famous delicacies of India and Pakistan.

Timisoara is a place to be when everything seems dull and uninteresting.

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    The Park of Rose is the most beautiful park from Timisoara, which was founded in 1891. There you can see very many different species of flowers.
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Timisoara City Ratings

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