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Oradea Fortress

Piata Unirii nr 1, cam. 234, Oradea 410100, Romania
+40 259 435 835
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3-Hour Cultural Walking Tour of Oradea
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ORADEA MEDIAEVAL FORTRESS HISTORY AND EVENTS WITNESSING THE PASSAGE OF TIME If nowadays we can hear about history in school and see it in museums, this is the best place to feel it. The fortress has witnessed the passage of time and continues to keep its old charm. It tells everlasting stories and passes on to its visitors some of the history it knows. The Fortress of Oradea is nowadays the living proof of those historical times and it continues to remind everyone of what it used to represent. Also, it is one of the symbols of the city along Crișul Repede river and the heart of its cultural events. LIVING HISTORY! The Mediaeval music concerts held here will take you back to an atmosphere of already forgotten times, while fighting demonstrations and guided tours accompanied by weapon and armour presentations will steal your attention. The Fortress is no longer literally under siege, but still there are many tourists and local people visiting it, our of a wish to live a bit of real history. Here are some of the new functions of the Fortress: - the City Museum - the Museum of Bread - the Bakery, dating more than 3 centuries back - cafés - traditional restaurants
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Piata Unirii nr 1, cam. 234, Oradea 410100, Romania
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+40 259 435 835
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Reviewed 3 days ago

There is a park around and good history connected with the fortress. Inside there are some offices and a restaurant/bar.

Thank PaK83
Reviewed 1 week ago

We took several hours to fully enjoy this museum. Although still working on it, there is a lot to see. The exhibits are nicely done.We saw some very unique exhibits.

Thank mhayden25
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Reabilitated a couple or years ago, the Fortress depicts a scene of Oradea's history. While from time to time it hosts large events and fairs the location is good for talking walking or getting to see a landmark of history.

Thank Anett S
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Very nicely renovated. Lovely park around it. Very nice events (I loved it when the Christmas market was there - now moved to central square), such as cinema during summer. Lots of potential however to make it even more attractive. (A nice restaurant? A nice...More

Thank Sarrah S
Reviewed 21 August 2017 via mobile

If you are going just for a walk in or outside the fortress I think is very relaxing. Doesn't matter if is full with people or empty, if you like history you will just enjoy the place from your point of view and that's the...More

Thank Adrian B
Reviewed 21 August 2017

Not easy to find the entrance. Well maintained medieval castle, a very important place in Hungarian history.

Thank a_poth
Reviewed 31 July 2017 via mobile

The fortress is freshly renovated and turned into a vast cultural venue. On the ground floor there is a permanent history exibition where you can also see the uncovered foundations of a gothic cathedral. The upper floors and the reconstructed buildings in the yard are...More

Thank Alexandru B
Reviewed 26 July 2017 via mobile

Great display of many interesting information about history and religion of the region. Also we could visit an exhibition of items of comunist era and boats and cars layouts. I recommend it especially for young children, a good place to see history with their own...More

Thank Simona I
Reviewed 25 July 2017 via mobile

I agree it's a must see in town, but I have seen many other objectives like this being in a better condition. The inside is renovated and it looks quite ok, but the outside definitely lacks some maintainance. Many wild plants on the fortress walls...More

Thank swarthofole
Reviewed 15 June 2017

its one of the best "'must see" in Oradea, it still has original sculptures more than 400 years ago, i has very nice collection of toy cars, nice old remebers things from hard times in Romania. The town organized a lot of activities over here....More

Thank ciprisam
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