Administrative Palace of Arad

Administrative Palace of Arad

Administrative Palace of Arad Info

Attraction Name(s)     Attraction TypeLocationVisitation Info
Administrative Palace
City Hall in Arad
Palatul Administrativ
Primăria Arad
Historical Monument
Architecture
B-Dul Revoluţiei, Nr. 75, Arad, RomaniaMon-Thur: 8:00am – 6:00pm
Friday: 8:00am – 4:00pm
Sat-Sun: Closed
Phone: +40 257 281 850
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The Administrative palace of Arad (Palatul Administrativ in Romanian) is a 19th century architectural marvel located in the city of Arad Romania. Construction of the palace lasted four years, from 1872 to 1876, however, it was not inaugurated until 1877. The palace was constructed to provide a new administrative building located in a more focal point of Arad after expansion of the city made the location of the old town hall, located in Avram Iancu Square since the 17th century, less accessible. Continue reading “Administrative Palace of Arad”

The Fortress of Arad

An aerial view of the Fortress of Arad
An aerial view of the Fortress of Arad

The Fortress of Arad Info

Attraction Name(s)     Attraction TypeLocationVisitation Info
The Fortress of Arad
The Fortified Town of Arad
Cetatea Aradului
Historical Monument
Architecture
Str. Eugen Popa, Arad, RomaniaThe Fortress is open to tourist visitation once a year on the holiday of Armed Forces Day, October 25th.
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The Fortress of Arad (Cetatea Aradului in Romanian) is a solid fortification system which was built in the 18th century at the orders of, and with the funding from, the then Habsburg Empress Maria Theresa. The fortress was constructed and is found in what is now the present city Arad, Romania. It was built as an inner fortification system to protect the outer region of the Habsburg empire from conflicts in that region. The fortress is found in the city’s Subcetate neighbourhood, on the left bank of the Mures River, right in between the former military border of the Ottoman and Habsburg Empires. The fortress has alternated in use from being a military prison, that in 1794 housed 1,200 french soldiers from the Napoleonic wars, to being a military garrison. Continue reading “The Fortress of Arad”