Victory Square (Piata Victoriei), Timisoara
(4.6/5 based on 340+ reviews on the web)
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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  • Here along both sides you can find shops and restaurants to sit and eat or you can choose a bench which are situated around and have a lovely pic Nic. Here you have a lot to see and do explore the bui...  more »
  • Well, it's something you shouldn't miss, particularly at Christmas when the market of little booths selling foods and other items to get ready. Modern commercial buildings, which don't match the histo...  more »
  • Victory Square is one of the 3 main squares in Timişoara, probably the most famous one. Back in time, it was called Opera Square because at one of it's pole is located the Romanian National Opera. At ...  more »
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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