Victory Square (Piata Victoriei), Timisoara

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Take a seat on a bench in the central garden of Victory Square (Piata Victoriei), admire the surrounding Baroque and Art Nouveau buildings, and watch people feed pigeons in front of the opera house. Laid out in 1906, the square features several theaters, a museum, a monument to King Ferdinand, and a memorial to the victims of the 1989 revolution. The focal point of the square is the Romanian Orthodox Cathedral, located on its south side. You'll also find an old artesian well and the sculpture of a Capitoline she-wolf, a gift from the city of Rome. The ground floors of the 19th-century buildings house bookshops, art galleries, cafes, and restaurants. With our custom trip planner, Timisoara attractions like Victory Square (Piata Victoriei) can be center stage of your vacation plans, and you can find out about other attractions like it, unlike it, near it, and miles away.
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  • The main central square of Timisoara. You'll find here the Cathedral, the Opera House, a very nice fountain with metal fishes, many terraces, and so on. Very nice, with many flowers. In winter there's...  more »
  • This square is our most favourite place to hang out and visit within the old town. With the opera house one end and the cathedral its opposite it is more like a regal boulevard than a square. The sad ...  more »
  • The square is very beautiful, full of restaurants, bars and shops. In my opinion it is the most beautiful spot of the city
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  • Great place to hang out in the well-kept gardens, chase pigeons, and eat pretzels from the many bakeries around.
  • Authentic Square, revealing Timisoara, Romania, both the past and the future, the hard times and the potential.
  • Historical city center. Beautiful regardless of the time of year.
  • Nice square. A pity it's run down, but I understand why...
  • Best square in town