Victory Square, Timisoara

Victory Square, Timisoara (must see)

Victory Square, formerly Opera Square, is the place where Timisoara was proclaimed the first independent city in Romania on the 20th of December, 1989. At the opposite poles of the square one will find in the north - the Opera House and in the south - the Metropolitan Cathedral. The center of the square is decorated with monuments, such as “Lupoaica cu puii”, which is a replica of Lupa Capitolina; the monument was Rome’s gift for Timisoara in 1926. Another landmark located in Victory Square is the Artesian Fountain, also known as the Fountain with Fish, in the shape of a star with 5 corners. It was built in 1957.

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Victory Square on Map

Sight Name: Victory Square
Sight Location: Timisoara, Romania (See walking tours in Timisoara)
Sight Type: Attraction/Landmark
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Walking Tours in Timisoara, Romania

Create Your Own Walk in Timisoara

Create Your Own Walk in Timisoara

Creating your own self-guided walk in Timisoara is easy and fun. Choose the city attractions that you want to see and a walk route map will be created just for you. You can even set your hotel as the start point of the walk.
Architectural Jewels

Architectural Jewels

Timisoara is one of the largest cities in Romania and the capital of Timis County. Among the treasures the city boasts, there are architectural monuments (in Baroque, Art-Nouveau styles), which traveled through time to tell us about the various aspects of Timisoara’s past. This tour unravels the enchanting side of Timisoara.

Tour Duration: 3 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 5.8 Km or 3.6 Miles
Palaces and Castles Walking Tour

Palaces and Castles Walking Tour

The “Little Vienna” has amazed thousands of curious eyes for many years. This is thanks to the stunning palaces built in various styles, meant to lure visitors from all over the world. Take this tour to appreciate the most important historical buildings in Timisoara.

Tour Duration: 2 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 2.0 Km or 1.2 Miles
Timisoara Introduction Walking Tour

Timisoara Introduction Walking Tour

One of the largest cities in Romania, Timisoara holds an honorary spot on one's travel map. One will be thrilled with the city’s harmoniously grouped landmarks and of course, it is incredible that the city houses quite a number of squares with historical value. Are you curious to visit Timisoara? Check out the city’s prominent landmarks.

Tour Duration: 2 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 3.6 Km or 2.2 Miles