Timisoara: The "Little Vienna" of Eastern Europe

Timisoara: The "Little Vienna" of Eastern Europe, Timisoara, Romania (B)

Ok, by now you’ve heard of Bucharest and the country’s most impressive castles and learned about the myths and legends of Dracula, but have you ever heard of Timişoara? Probably not. As the third largest city in Romania, it’s one of the loveliest urban centers as it shakes off the remnants of a dictatorship and is today one of the up & coming hipster destinations in the Balkans. 

Not far from the border to either Serbia or Hungary, Timişoara is a major transport hub which also made for the perfect pit stop to spend a few hours stretching our legs and grabbing a bite to eat. When I first saw a beautiful picture of the town on Pinterest, I knew I had to go. However, I underestimated just how beautiful it would be and that we clearly would have needed more time to see everything. At the time of my research, I hardly found many blog posts from travelers who had visited the city. Now, I see it popping up more and more on my Pinterest feed, which goes to show the growing popularity in this beautiful town! ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: Timisoara: The "Little Vienna" of Eastern Europe
Guide Location: Romania » Timisoara
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Author: Lorelei Frey
Read it on Author's Website: https://www.caliglobetrotter.com/timisoara-the-little-vienna-of-eastern-europe/
Sight(s) Featured in This Guide:
  • Union Square
  • Plague Column
  • Roman Catholic Church
  • Eparchy of Timişoara
  • Freedom Square
  • Victory Square
  • Opera House
  • Romanian Orthodox Cathedral