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Oradea Fortress

Opens in 20 min: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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“tartars”(3 reviews)
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...more
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Piata Unirii nr 1, cam. 234, Oradea 410100, Romania
+40 259 435 835
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All reviews tartars historical place christmas market medieval festival resting place afternoon walk cultural life exterior walls love history beautiful city during summer old city very nice place open air interesting history worth a visit central square
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Renovated and it looks great. It has parks all around the walls and some events like the medieval festivals during the summer. Nice museums indoor, chill and quiet outside.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Adrian C
Reviewed 23 December 2018

Even when everything was closed because of Christmas holiday, It looks an amazing place to visit. Attractions for families. We met one of the owners of the knite musseum, which was closed for a community activity, but still we had the opportunity to look around.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank harelfam5
Reviewed 10 October 2018 via mobile

The fortress is reborn with the help of hearty people who want to bring history back to light. The museum's exhibition is beautiful. Next to the museum's guide find pages of history. See the old ruins with the knight's tomb, etc. In the inner yard...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank baiasuh
Reviewed 3 October 2018

I was impressed how a place can be brought to life with ancient costumes, a theater , coffee shops , info points everywhere.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 27 September 2018 via mobile

Oradea fortress is an old historical city, very well ristored, circled by a big park. There is also a museum inside the city.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Cami V
Reviewed 10 September 2018

Good place to visit, the museum entrance fee is just 5RON (£1) and there's plenty to see. Unfortunately, if you get there later in the day you'll need to hurry up to see all the displays. And although the opening hours are until 6PM the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Grogoman
Reviewed 2 September 2018

the Oradea Fortress is situated nearby the Continental Forum Hotel Oradea ; it was completely renovated and has the shape of a structure with five corners and an inner court ; it houses several institutions but also a hotel,a bar ,the art gallery and also...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 25 August 2018 via mobile

Oradea fortress is similar with Alba Carolina fortress. It has the same star shape. It'a place that can be easily visited. They are still working on it, but it's nice and quiet. Also they have parks at the fortress exterior walls where you can see...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank marcuanca
Reviewed 24 August 2018

The fortress has been recently restored and looks very good. There is an interesting museum to visit inside the main building and a nice amphitheatre for performances during the summer time. The cafe is also good.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank ADB0214
Reviewed 20 August 2018

Most days there won't be too many people there unless there is an event. If you'd like to get its full vibe, I recommend visiting it during the Medieval festival.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank ale6rbd
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