– capital city of Timis County, in Western Romania –
is best known for its distinct architectural character, vibrant cultural life and cosmopolitism. Over the years, Timisoara has been influenced by many cultures, the many minorities brought a variety of influences and contrasts in all areas, including language, food, architecture, fashion and even behaviour.
Timisoara hosts various theatrical and musical performances, museums and art galleries. It is a „city of flowers” and has lots of public squares and parks. The city is well known for it’s university life being to present two Nobel – prize winners and has of course a buzzing nightlife.
Timisoara is the place where the Romanian anti-communist revolution began in 1989, it says a lot about Timisoara’s revolutionary character and about the local people who will always fight for their rights.
The city is home to a great number of churches and historical buildings and is frequently reffered to as „Little Vienna”.
“A city is more than a place in space, it is a drama in time” (Patrick Geddes, 1854-1932)