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Oradea, Bihor county capital, is one of the important centers of economic, social and cultural development of NW Romania, retaining these characteristics throughout history. The city is nestled between the hills that separate and unify in a harmonious way with Plain Crisana and the ends of the Apuseni Mountains. Located on the banks Crisul Repede river, the river that divides the city into almost equal halves, it is the gateway to Central and Western European world.

Oradea is first mentioned in 1113, a diploma in Zobor Benedictine abbey, the bishop's Sixtus name appears, but its roots are Roman-Dacian origin, certifying that the archaeological discoveries in the city Salca and Felix Resort, Romans and Dacians were established. Throughout the Middle Ages, the city became a place of coexistence for ethnic mosaic that helped to establish the ethnic composition of Oradea today: Romanian, Hungarian, Austrian, Slovak, Hebrew, Ukrainian and Turkish.

Before 1848, Oradea was made up of four separate fairs: New Oradea, Olosig, Velenţa, Subcetate (name that refers to the inhabitants of French and Italian Walloons settled here in the thirteenth century). Today Oradea is divided into 11 districts, are placed round the Civic Center, the old city center.

Oradea has always been one of the most prosperous cities in Romania and one of the most important economic centers in large part because of its proximity to the border with Hungary, thus becoming a gateway into the West.

Oradea has a network of institutions and general public services, transport, design, construction, installation, tourism, hotel business, import-export. All economic activities are supported by the indispensable assistance of over 26 banks with branches in city and county.

Oradea has an airport which serves domestic and foreign airlines and is the gateway to the north-western country. Currently Oradea International Airport daily TAROM flying domestic and Carpatair and Club Air make regular trips to various destinations in Germany, Italy, France, Greece (Milan, Turin, Munich, Dusseldorf, Paris, Athens, etc.). The company Tiriac Travel serves also occasionally particular flight.

Oradea is an important historical-cultural humanism first center in Transylvania. By 1918, Oradea was part of the Austro-Hungarian Empire, was governed by Budapest. City development, economic activities, architecture and housing, should be viewed in this context therefore
Along with buildings representative baroque, classical, secession or eclectic, city living and entertainment trough cultural events like "Festum Varadinum" Craftsmen Fair, City festivities, "Oradea Autumn Festival" and "Short Theatre Week."

Nightlife in Oradea is very active. The historic city center is full of terraces, cafes, restaurants and clubs. Most of them are in the monument-buildings, the atmosphere making the experience unique.


Oradea | Oradea, Bihor county capital, is one of the important centers of economic, social and cultural development of NW Romania, retaining these characteristics throughout history. The city is nestled between the hills that separate and unify in a harmonious way with Plain Crisana and the ends of the Apuseni Mountains

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Top hotels in Oradea

Hotel Nevis Wellness Spa, Oradea

Hotel Nevis Wellness Spa

   Score 9.9/10 out of 1 reviews

Oradea, Crisana, Romania

  • Hotel with indoor pool  
  • No transport provided

  Last booking: 05/11/2021

Lyra Hotel, Oradea

Lyra Hotel

Oradea, Crisana, Romania

  • Hotel with wi-fi Internet  
  • No transport provided
Hotel Continental Forum, Oradea

Hotel Continental Forum  

   Score 8/10 out of 4 reviews

Oradea, Crisana, Romania

  • Hotel with parking  
  • No transport provided

  Last booking: 04/20/2021

Doubletree By Hilton Oradea, Oradea

Doubletree By Hilton Oradea

   Score 9.1/10 out of 3 reviews

Oradea, Crisana, Romania

  • Hotel with wi-fi Internet  
  • No transport provided

  Last booking: 05/05/2021

Hotel Impero, Oradea

Hotel Impero

   Score 8.1/10 out of 1 reviews

Oradea, Crisana, Romania

  • Hotel with wi-fi Internet  
  • No transport provided
Hotel Maxim, Oradea

Hotel Maxim

   Score 9.9/10 out of 1 reviews

Oradea, Crisana, Romania

    • No transport provided
    Hotel Silver Conference And Spa, Oradea

    Hotel Silver Conference And Spa

    Oradea, Crisana, Romania

    • Full Board  
    • No transport provided
    Hotel Gala, Oradea

    Hotel Gala

    Oradea, Crisana, Romania

      • No transport provided
      Hotel Terra, Oradea

      Hotel Terra

      Oradea, Crisana, Romania

      • Hotel with parking  
      • No transport provided
      Caro Boutique, Oradea

      Caro Boutique

      Oradea, Crisana, Romania

      • Hotel with wi-fi Internet  
      • No transport provided
      Hotel Melody, Oradea

      Hotel Melody

      Oradea, Crisana, Romania

      • Hotel with wi-fi Internet  
      • No transport provided
      Elite Hotel Oradea, Oradea

      Elite Hotel Oradea

         Score 9/10 out of 1 reviews

      Oradea, Crisana, Romania

      • Full Board  
      • No transport provided
      Hotel Ramada Oradea, Oradea

      Hotel Ramada Oradea

         Score 9.3/10 out of 1 reviews

      Oradea, Crisana, Romania

      • Hotel with wi-fi Internet  
      • No transport provided

        Last booking: 05/24/2021

      Astoria Grand Hotel, Oradea

      Astoria Grand Hotel

      Oradea, Crisana, Romania

      • Hotel Luxury  
      • No transport provided
      Transit Hotel Oradea, Oradea

      Transit Hotel Oradea

      Oradea, Crisana, Romania

      • Hotel with wi-fi Internet  
      • No transport provided
      Carnival, Oradea

      Carnival

      Oradea, Crisana, Romania

      • Hotel with wi-fi Internet  
      • No transport provided
      Pension Eclipse, Oradea

      Pension Eclipse

      Oradea, Crisana, Romania

        • No transport provided
        Casa Mignon, Oradea

        Casa Mignon

        Oradea, Crisana, Romania

        • Hotel with wi-fi Internet  
        • No transport provided
        Qiu Hotel Rooms, Oradea

        Qiu Hotel Rooms

        Oradea, Crisana, Romania

        • Hotel with wi-fi Internet  
        • No transport provided
        Hotel Stokker, Oradea

        Hotel Stokker

        Oradea, Crisana, Romania

          • No transport provided
          Moonlight Apartments, Oradea

          Moonlight Apartments

          Oradea, Crisana, Romania

            • No transport provided
            Hotel Class, Oradea

            Hotel Class

            Oradea, Crisana, Romania

            • Hotel with outdoor pool  
            • No transport provided
            Hotel Sky, Oradea

            Hotel Sky

            Oradea, Crisana, Romania

            • Hotel with outdoor pool  
            • No transport provided
            Downtown Fuchsl Palace, Oradea

            Downtown Fuchsl Palace

            Oradea, Crisana, Romania

            • Hotel with wi-fi Internet  
            • No transport provided
            Penthouse Apartament Nufarul, Oradea

            Penthouse Apartament Nufarul

            Oradea, Crisana, Romania

            • Hotel with wi-fi Internet  
            • No transport provided

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            Clients remarks about Oradea


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            Nelly CM, group of friends 12/08/2020DIRECT BOOKING traveler




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            Andrei, couple 11/03/2020DIRECT BOOKING traveler




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            Alexandra, group of friends 07/12/2020DIRECT BOOKING traveler




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            Moldovan Ioan Ovidiu , family with children 10/11/2019DIRECT BOOKING traveler




            8

            Gabriela Frangulea, couple 09/30/2019DIRECT BOOKING traveler

            Excelenta




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            Ovidiu, group of friends 08/12/2019DIRECT BOOKING traveler




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            marius, couple 03/11/2019DIRECT BOOKING traveler

            administratia publica din Oradea merita toata aprecierea




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            chiorean adriana, group of friends 12/04/2018DIRECT BOOKING traveler




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            tokes dumitrita, family with children 11/05/2018DIRECT BOOKING traveler

            ok




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            Cristiana Stanciu, couple 09/03/2018DIRECT BOOKING traveler




            10

            Ana, couple 08/24/2018DIRECT BOOKING traveler

            Interesant, multe obiective turistice de vizitat.




            9

            Ionuț, family with children 07/02/2018DIRECT BOOKING traveler




            8

            Marius, family with children 09/25/2017DIRECT BOOKING traveler

            Oradea m-a impresionat placut, are multe cladiri de valoare in centru, si cetatea are cateva muzee cool.




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            Oradea Baroque Palace

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            National Military Museum - Oradea

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            The Church With the Moon

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            Crisana, RomaniaThe Church of the Moon bears this name due to a unique mechanism in Europe, located on the church tower, which aims to set in motion a sphere with a diameter of 1 m, shaped like the moon, painted half in black, half in gold. This sphere imitates by its rotation, all phases of the Moon

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            Tower of the City Hall

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            Crisana, RomaniaThe City Hall building was erected in two years, between February 1902 - October 1903. The Tower of the City Hall is located on the wing from the Tudor Vladimirescu street of the building and has a height of almost 50 m. It is provided with 4 main levels, three of which are panoramic. Currently, the clock in the Tower of the City Hall is curated by Nagy Csaba Sándor. Thanks to it, the operation of the watch has changed since 1992. If until 1992 the inertia of the weight operated the clock and the pendulum, now the pendulum is electronically driven, leading the movements through axes and gears to the pointers of the dials.

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            Oradea Unirii Square

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