Cetate Synagogue in Timișoara

20 November 2023 | Author/Destination: | Rubric: General Reading Time:  6 minutes

© flickr.com - Fred Romero/cc-by-2.0

© flickr.com – Fred Romero/cc-by-2.0

Cetate Synagogue (Romanian: Sinagoga din Cetate or Sinagoga Cultului Mozaic Neolog) is a Jewish place of worship in Timișoara, Western Romania, located on Mărășești Street in the Cetate district. It was built between 1863 and 1865 in an eclectic style with Moorish elements. It is inscribed in the list of historical monuments in Timiș County. The synagogue reopened for the public in 2022.   read more…

Timișoara, the historic, economic and cultural center of Banat

9 June 2012 | Author/Destination: | Rubric: General, European Union, European Capital of Culture Reading Time:  7 minutes

Lloyd Palace, seat of the 'Politehnica' University of Timişoara © Turbojet

Lloyd Palace, seat of the ‘Politehnica’ University of Timişoara © Turbojet

Timișoara is the capital city of Timiș County, in western Romania. One of the largest Romanian cities, with a population of 303,708 inhabitants (the third most populous city in the country, as of 2011), and considered the informal capital city of the historical region of Banat, Timișoara is the main social, economic and cultural center in the western part of Romania.   read more…

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