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In 1642 Pater Andrija Stipancic, an observant franciscan monk from the “Bosna Argentina” province and priest at Radna, succeeds, after a long pilgrimage on foot made to Istambul and back, to obtain an Embre from the sultan for the...

The Administrative Palace of Arad is a building built between 1872-1875, which today houses the Arad City Hall.Architectural gem,  shaped in "U", with 90 rooms, a true "Palazzo del Municipio", the building reflects the possibilities and also the...

The Fortress of Arad is a fortification system built in the city of Arad, on the left bank of the Mures River in the 18th century at the direct order of the Habsburg Empress Maria Theresa. The fortress lies today in the Subcetate neighbourhood of the...

The Citadel of Soimos was built after the first invasion of the Tatars and documented since 1278. Soimos Citadel is on the list of historical monuments.From 1278 until 1509, the city was ruled by Ladislau Kan II and Iancu of Hunedoara.In 1509 the...

The Citadel of Siria is dating from the thirteenth century. A document from 1440 talks about a prince Stefan of Siria.During the uprising of Gheorghe Doja, the citadel is temporarily occupied by its peasant armies. In the middle of the seventeenth...

The Red Church is a historical and architectural monument of the Arad city. The building serves as a place of worship of the Evangelical-Lutheran Church in Romania.The name comes from the external finish of polished brick.The church is built in 1906...

The museum is located in Arad Cultural Palace, this palace was built in 1913 and features a mix of styles: Corinthian, neoclassical, gothic revival.Arad Museum Complex has 3 sections:Department of HistoryDepartment of Natural SciencesDepartment of...

The Misici Castle  was built in baroque style in the eighteenth century. Each historical period has brought other architectural styles, in present having a mix of styles: Baroque, Corinthian, Renaissance and Neoclassical.Since 1953, the castle...

The Cathedral "Birth of St. John the Baptist" is a monument of baroque architecture in the Arad city. The building was built between 1862-1865. The main funders of construction were family Mocioni and banker Gheorghe Sina.The two towers of the facade...

The Church of Lipova is attributed to Romanian princes of the Mures, with the help of "Founder" Basarab I, immediately after the year 1330.Orthodox Church from Lipova belongs to a singular architectonic type in our old feudal area, in which can be...

The Bohus Castle was built in the first half of the nineteenth century in Neoclassical style.The plain mansion is composed of one body with 30 rooms. Since 1960, the castle houses the memorial museum of Ioan Slavici.Also, inside is a permanent...

Roman Catholic Church "St. Anthony of Padova” from Arad city is a place of worship.Place of worship belonging to minorities order was built according to the architect’s Emil Tabacovici project between 1902 and 1903. The interior fittings...

After the conquest of Arad by the imperial armies, ordered by Prince Eugene of Savoy, in the city was seated Serbian border guards. Serbian colonization occurred as a result of privileges granted by Emperor Leopold I to Orthodox Serbs.Built during...

The Wooden church from Rosia Noua, witch is found in the center of the village Rosia Noua, common Petris, Arad County was built in 1808 and it’s dedicated to "Holy Great Martyr Dimitrie".The church was built on a foundation of stone, walls were...

The Water Tower is a building in the city of Arad, which resembles a medieval fortress donjon.The Water Tower has 35 m height and was opened in 1896. At the time of construction, it was the tallest building in the city. It is a massive stone and...

The Purgly Castle is a historic monument  located in ┼×ofronea, Arad county.Based on documents is believed the castle construction date would be around 1789. However, the first documentary mention is in 1889, the building appears in a document...

The Hodos-Bodrog Monastery is an Orthodox monastery  situated in Mures Floodplain Natural Park, Arad County.The present church dates from the second half of the fourteenth century, built in Byzantine style, from stone and roman brick. The...

The Bezdin Monastery is a monastery dedicated to the Assumption, located in Lunca Muresului Natural Park, near the village Munar, Arad County, on the right bank of the river Mures.The monastery was founded in 1539, the name comes from the Bezdin lake...

The Lunca Muresului Natural Park (Floodplain) is a protected area  in Romania, downstream of Arad , until to the border with Hungary, along the river Mures, classified as a natural park at national level and as a terrestrial landscape protected...

Moneasa is situated at the base of  Codru-Moma Mountains, at an altitude of 280 m, crossed by the upper course of the river Moneasa.Mineral water springs, bicarbonate, calcium, sodium, magnesium, hypotonic, oligomineral and mesothermal, ...

The spa resort Lipova was built 100 years ago near the mineral springs, which were harnessed in medical treatments.The local mineral water was discovered in the early nineteenth century.In the interwar period, the Royal House of Romania has chosen to...

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