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Water Castle

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Amazing city view!

Definitely worth a visit! You can see all the Turnu Severin, notice the beautiful arhitecture (it... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
alex i
Bucharest, Romania
Best view of the Drobeta Turnu-Severin

This water tower is now a museum. It hosts a handmade exposition and one with photos from old... read more

Reviewed August 28, 2018
Mihai T
Bucharest, Romania
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In 1914, The Water Castle (Castelul de apa) was opened. Considered an emblematic monument to the people of Severin, it gives identity to the city by being built in one of the major traffic roundabouts of the settlement.
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Str. Crisan | Str. Adrian, Drobeta-Turnu Severin, Romania
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Definitely worth a visit! You can see all the Turnu Severin, notice the beautiful arhitecture (it seems was a french architect), "broken" with few ugly tall blocks made by communists. Still you have what to see in town, the central square fountain, the magnificent theatre...More

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Reviewed August 28, 2018

This water tower is now a museum. It hosts a handmade exposition and one with photos from old city. This tower is placed in the center of the city and the top level balcony provides a panoramic view of the city. The entrance fee is...More

Thank Mihai T
Reviewed August 10, 2018 via mobile

I highly recommend that you visit the Water Castle! You can see from the 4th floor a panoramic view of the city. Also, on the first floor you can see a handmade exhibition while at the second a cartoon gallery. The last floor (4th) offers...More

Thank Elena C
Reviewed August 6, 2018

The tower looks like it was very old, but it is, in fact quite new.... Apart from that, it offers a great view above Drobeta Turnul Severin. Definitely worth it, even when disregarding the exposition in it.

Thank wbethke1
Reviewed July 9, 2018 via mobile

Great city view. No entrance fee. Tiny elevator for max 3 people. Worth visit. Next to it is a nice restaurant, with great pizzas and even better cakes and ice creams. You can buy souvenires inside the tower.

Thank Sendy S
Reviewed April 17, 2018 via mobile

The Water Tower is an emblematic sight in Drobeta Turnu Severin! Must see if you visit this part of Romania.

Thank Gutuleanu A
Reviewed August 2, 2017 via mobile

The tower is in the centre of the city, near two other beautiful buildings: boy school and girl school. It's very well conserved and has illumination for the night. It can be visited inside betwen 08 am and 16.30. It's a must see in Drobeta.

Thank Alex R
Reviewed July 11, 2017 via mobile

Water Tower that pressed water to that area extremely impressive- now an art centre- worth the climb to the top for the views!

Thank mikeservini
Reviewed December 1, 2016

The old castle used to press water for distribution to the city of Turnu Severin since last century has been renovated and in present is a place of art. It is an impressive monument of the city and must to visit place. Unbelievable view from...More

Thank Nikos K
Reviewed November 22, 2016

A very symbolic part of the city, something worth visiting if you're in Severin. There are a lot of steps to climb and the elevator doesn't work all the time. I can't say it's a wow but it's a nice thing to tick.

Thank Mihai J
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