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Oradea Fortress

Piata Unirii nr 1, cam. 234, Oradea 410100, Romania
+40 259 435 835
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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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Piata Unirii nr 1, cam. 234, Oradea 410100, Romania
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+40 259 435 835
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Reviewed today via mobile

Interesting citadel in Oradea that has had events being held outside both times we went. You can walk around outside and inside for free and pay a small amount to go through the small museum with a neat excavation exhibit. Nice areas outside to walk...More

Thank Izengolf
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Reviewed 6 days ago

The Oradea Fortress is a historical landmark with approximately 1000 years of history. The fortress has been recently renovated and it is a space for different cultural activities and events. If you read about its history you might get a grasp of the troubled and...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago

Nicely renovated, a great place to hang out during summer evenings, but also open all year round. It offers events and exhibitions all year round, the one I like most being the film festival during summer, usually in August.

Thank Adrian M
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It’s worth a visit if you’re passing by. A large building with some interesting expo. I enjoyed old photography section.

Thank Gabriel I
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Reviewed May 6, 2018 via mobile

A great place in our history, and with the recent reabilitation, it look's great. I hope more event to be organized here and coffe shops and restaurant's to open.

Thank Ciprian P
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Reviewed May 3, 2018

The old fortress has a very simple structure, but it has been renovated inside, and it is a lovely place. Visit to get the feel of how life was in the past.

Thank BiSMitic
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Reviewed April 29, 2018

It's a huge building, with an imporant historic background. But difficult to understand and see from a visitor without a guide. It will surely be a quite big investment for the city / owners, but a restauration makes very much sense to attract visitors to...More

Thank Andrea O
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Reviewed April 21, 2018

We visit it in a sunny April day. It is beautiful and we were astonished how thick the walls are and how wide the channel who protected the walls. Unfortunately, at 6 pm all the museums, the church and the medieval exhibit were closed. It...More

Thank tomaciprian2004
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Reviewed February 17, 2018

So happy that Oradea has a beautiful gem for a tourist destination now! Love the changes being made!

Thank KAWarn
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Reviewed January 13, 2018

It was a journey of life, I visited the most famous fortress with astonishment I felt nostalgic times when Vlad Tepez was still feeling its presence and the smell of those corners that I touched with fragrance cups that old smell feels when you are...More

Thank Agnieszka P
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