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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  • We went in the square to view the spectacle organized for New Year and it was extraordinary. The fireworks was very nice and we enjoyed every minute spent there. There were little houses there selling...  more »
  • Even though it was cold, we enjoyed the city walk and this place was the top one. The square itself is beautiful with the mini-park and monuments on it. In addition there was an interesting Winter (Xm...  more »
  • Visit this place. It is fabulous. You will find beautiful floral/ambiental arangements, good coffe shops, bars and some restaurants. 
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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