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Pedestrian Classic Tour with Traditional Food tasting in Oradea
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Pedestrian Classic Tour with Traditional Food tasting in Oradea

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The tour it's a perfect mix of history, culture and architecture, especially for those who want to discover the city in an unique way, but not spending too much time on it or gaining too much and maybe ''boring'' information. It will provide you a good understanding of why Oradea is considered the Art-Nouveau capital of Romania and why it is known as ''the city of kings'', all these behind the legends that stays in the back of the city construction. <br><br>Tasting traditional food is another way of disovering local culture. ”Plăcintă” is is a Romanian, Moldovan and Ukrainian traditional pastry resembling a thin, small round or square-shaped cake, usually filled with apples or a soft cheese such as ”Urdă”. This Romanian spirit is now known even in Japan. It is ”palinca” or ”tuica”, a liquor that is always present on any Ardeal peasant’s table and not only.
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Roxana I wrote a review Nov 5
12 contributions2 helpful votes
The Fortress hosts the Oradea Museum, which was very interesting even for me, although I'm not passionate about history. They had many realistic dioramas and it was obvious they had put a lot of work into offering a valuable and memorable experience to visitors. You can find exhibitions regarding various periods, from the Middle Ages to World War I and even the 70s and 80s. Outside the museum, through a separate entrance, you can also visit a small but nice museum of templar knights.
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Date of experience: November 2020
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ViewsAndReviews wrote a review Nov 4
Constanta, Romania1,015 contributions207 helpful votes
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The grounds of the fortress are massive with lots of open space, so enjoy a long walk. The exterior has larger open spaces with dirt paths, huge trees perfect for photo shoots, and even a lily pond. Once inside the fortress walls, it is hit or miss with what is open. The buildings are an odd mixed of attempted restoration combined with renovation that loses the original character. What were they thinking? Some vendors may be in the piata/ square and a couple restaurants have nice terraces. If you stop at their public restroom, bring your own toilet paper. And ladies don’t wear high heels - the streets inside are cobblestone! No admission.
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Date of experience: October 2020
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Doris Monica wrote a review Oct 2020
Oradea, Romania2 contributions
Although I came across the covid restrictions, it was worth the visit. Almost everything was closed except the small Transylvanian Monk workshop inside the fortress where all kinds of natural leather things are handmade, besides the fact that Mr. Monk is talented in his job he also has a vocation as a guide, I did not leave the small workshop without a good and beautiful portion of history, of course I even received a souvenir made by him. Thank you ! Congratulations !
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Date of experience: October 2020
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Daniel S wrote a review Oct 2020
Bucharest, Romania135 contributions7 helpful votes
I liked the exhibitions from inside the Fortress but especially the “ scene from First war”. Very good made, with a lot of authenticity.
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Date of experience: October 2020
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Bogdan A wrote a review Oct 2020
Bucharest, Romania413 contributions21 helpful votes
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Place with historical load, but lacking that "something" worthwhile. There are other objectives that have priority in case of a very short visit to the city. Can be passed to others.
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Date of experience: October 2020
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