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Oradea Fortress

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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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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 30 October 2012

I see this days the city of Oradea a verry beautiful city verry close to hungarian border, with a nice fortress verry old since 1100 rebuilt in the 16 century is going a large process of restoration, is surended by a verry nice park with...More

4  Thank Nick T
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Reviewed 12 October 2014

I really can't understand the good reviews for this place. There is a pleasant park outside, true, and the walls are quite massive, but it is a castle, after all. The whole of the inside was supposed to be off limits to visitors, as it...More

2  Thank thursdaysd
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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

Thank Baiasu H
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.

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Reviewed 26 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.

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

Thank Grogoman
Reviewed 1 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

Thank Ulysses336
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

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.

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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.

Thank ale6rbd
Reviewed 14 August 2018 via mobile

We went here during a Hungarian festival which had a number of stores and food stalls. We enjoyed the history behind the fortress and the nice atmosphere.

Thank Mark B
Reviewed 13 August 2018

The Fortress is accessible as it has been recently renewed, in fact in the middle of the Fostress the work has not been finished yet. Despite the fact that it is stoned it wasn't difficult for the wheelchair to move. As it was a place...More

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