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The Vibrant, Revolutionary Spirit of Timisoara, Romania

The Vibrant, Revolutionary Spirit of Timisoara, Romania, Timisoara, Romania (B)

Still not fully appreciated by international tourists, Romania is a far bigger country than people realise. Visitors tend to focus on the gothic mystique of Transylvania and the nation’s capital Bucharest, but the country has plenty more to offer. Case in point is the revolutionary city of Timisoara, that has proudly remained defiant for centuries against invaders, conformity and dictators. That being said, it also happens to be an exceptionally striking city featuring grand and vibrant architecture that just begs to be shared.

As one of the largest cities in Romania, Timisoara is actually the de facto capital of Romania’s western reaches. This geography though leaves it detached from the increasingly popular tourist route that carves through Transylvania from Sibiu, to Brasov and down to Bucharest. In fact, the city is far closer to major cities in neighbouring Hungary and Serbia than it is to its Romanian kin. Still, visit and you’ll be glad that you made the detour because the city’s vibrancy and rebel nature just bursts out at you. ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: The Vibrant, Revolutionary Spirit of Timisoara, Romania
Guide Location: Romania » Timisoara
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Author: David Johnston
Read it on Author's Website: http://www.travelsewhere.net/timisoara-romania/
Sight(s) Featured in This Guide:
  • Orthodox Metropolitan Cathedral
  • Piata Victoriei
  • Dauerbach Palace
  • National Theatre And Opera House
  • Piata Unirii
  • Bruck House
  • Maria Theresia Bastion
  • Castelul Huniade
  • Nativity Church
  • Casa del Sole