Top 4 places to visit in Oradea

Top 4 places to visit in Oradea

The beautiful city of Oradea is located in the northwestern part of Romania, not very far from the Hungarian border. Like every major city, Oradea has its own river, called the "Crisul Repede". The city has a long history going back to the first millennium. It was mentioned firstly in a document in 1113. In the beginning Oradea was a fortress which expanded and it was declared to be a town in the year of 1235. Today Oradea is a modernistic city counting more than 225,000 residents. It still ha... [ read more ]

A short guide to oradean architecture

A short guide to oradean architecture

The architecture of present-day Oradea includes apartment buildings from the Communist era, mostly in the suburbs, and numerous building remnants from the Austro-Hungarian times. Oradea is notable for its rich collection of Baroque buildings and Art Nouveau architecture. Art Nouveau can be recognized by its naturally flowing, curved and undulating lines. It can be noticed in decorative architecture, arts and design. Its most representative ornamental feature is the dissymmetrical undulating li... [ read more ]

A short guide to the beautiful Oradea city

A short guide to the beautiful Oradea city

Oradea is one of the biggest cities of Romania, which lays in the western part of the country. On the list of Romanian cities ranked by size, Oradea is number ten. The city is also Bihor county’s and Crișana region’s chief town. Throughout Romanian history in the western part of the country Oradea had one of the most important centers of cultural, social and economic development. The city is situated between the southern and western Carpatian Mountains which harmoniously divide and unify... [ read more ]