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  2. Timișoara

Timisoara: Classic Walking Tour

Product ID: 243567
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If you just arrived in the city and are eager to see and learn more, join this tour to get a general overview of this beautiful city. Discover its main attractions, learn about its past and hear about its present.
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Duration: 1.5 hours
Starting time 4:00 PM
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  • Explore the picturesque city of Timisoara and soak up the atmosphere of this special place
  • Learn about the city's past and present by listening to the stories of your experienced guide
  • Get insight into life in Romania, what it feels like to live here, and how society has changed over the last decades
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This tour will start with a brief introduction about the country’s situation today, so you get a feel for Romania and a basic understanding of the story of Timisoara. Learn the history of the city, starting with the Mongol invasion centuries ago through the contemporary revolution against the communist regime in Romania.

During the tour, hear about the years of the Turkish occupation and see where the Turkish public bath, the bazaar, or the Central Mosque used to be located in the past. Everything changed when Timisoara was conquered by the Austrian imperial troops at the beginning of the 18th century. The city was completely rebuilt during that time. Wooden buildings from the Middle Ages disappeared and new streets and houses, as well as a fortification system were set up.

Learn about how one of the first trams in the world to connect people from the suburbs to the city center was built in Timisoara. Timisoara was also the first place in continental Europe, where electric street lights were used. Discover these and many more interesting and entertaining facts, anecdotes, and stories on this walking tour.
  • Tour guide
  • Walking tour
What’s Not Included
  • Gratuities

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From US$ 35.89 per person