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What can I do during my vacation?

OK, so you decided to enjoy our services and you’ve already booked your (return) flight. Now what?

We’ve put together a list of things to do and visit during your stay, as well as recommendations to where you can have a lovely meal or drink. We’ve picked only the best places so you can easily choose your preferred location based on your needs and the duration of your stay.

WHAT TO VISIT

  1. Culture Palace & Art Museum

  2. Museum of Ethnography and Folk Art

  3. Teleki-Bolyai Library

  4. Medieval Fortress

  5. Sighișoara Medieval Citadel – 54 km from Târgu Mureș

  6. Praid Salt Mine – 55 km from Târgu Mureș

  7. Bran Castle (Dracula’s Castle) – 197 km from Târgu Mureș

Culture Palace & Art Museum

Piața Victoriei nr. 1

The Palace of Culture in Târgu Mureș is not only a representative work of the local and Hungarian Art Nouveau style but it represents a value on a European level in the inheritance of the architecture of this new style.

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The Art Museum, housed by the Palace of Culture, is located on the third floor of the building and has several permanent galleries, as well as periodic ones.

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Photo credit: Bereczky Sándor

Museum of Ethnography and Folk Art

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The museum is located in the Toldalagi Palace, one of the most important monuments of the city dating from the 18th century. The patrimony of the museum contains valuable ethnographic collections, from the folk costumes and interior textiles to wooden objects, ceramics, metal and bone pieces as well as religious objects, images on wood and glass or contemporary pieces.

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Teleki-Bolyai Library

Bolyai street nr. 17

The Teleki Library, also known as Teleki-Bolyai Library and Bibliotheca Telekiana, is one of the most significant cultural legacies of our city. One of the richest Transylvanian collections of cultural artifacts, it was founded by the Hungarian Count Sámuel Teleki in 1802, at the time when Transylvania was part of the Habsburg Monarchy and has been open to the reading public ever since. It houses over 200,000 volumes, of which many are rarities, constituting a comprehensive scientific database.

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Medieval Fortress

Avram Iancu nr. 2

The Medieval Fortress was rebuilt on the ruins of a fortress destroyed in 1601. The fortress consists of a construction fortified with 7 bastions joined with walls, occupying an area of 4.3 hectares, and it has been restored after an extensive process that lasted over 5 years.

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Photo credit: Ferencz András

Sighișoara Medieval Citadel - 54 km from Târgu Mureș

Sighișoara Citadel is the only medieval citadel in the world that is still inhabited. With its dazzling well-preserved architecture and fortifications, Sighisoara is one of the most beautiful and authentic small medieval towns in Europe, also part of the UNESCO World Heritage Sites for its ‘outstanding testimony to the culture of the Transylvanian Saxons’.

Mediavel Citadell
Photo credit: Ferencz András

Praid Salt Mine - 55 km from Târgu Mureș

Gării street nr. 4, Praid

The mine’s underground visiting place is on “Level 50” which is on 120 m deep from the surface. Arriving at the visiting level you can enjoy all of the benefits of a small village: illumination, Wi-Fi, television, playground for the children, creative and amusement places, ecumenical chapel, Coffee Shop, 3D Cinema, and a naturist drugstore. You can benefit from the relaxation, the beautified skin and the refreshing sensation caused by the mine’s air composition.

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Bran Castle (Dracula’s Castle) - 197 km from Târgu Mureș

General Traian Mosoiu street, nr. 24, Bran

Experience the history, the myth, the intrigue and the magic of this wonderful place of Transylvania, the Bran Castle…commonly known as Dracula’s Castle. The castle is now a museum dedicated to displaying art and furniture collected by Queen Marie. At the bottom of the hill is a small open-air museum exhibiting traditional Romanian peasant structures (cottages, barns, water-driven machinery, etc.) from the Bran region.

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Photo credit: Ferencz András

WHERE TO EAT & DRINK

1. Privo Restaurant

2. Nivo Resto Lounge

3. Petry Bistro - grill&wine

Privo is a minimalist haven for business and all-out relaxation where design creates a warm and welcoming dialogue with the historic ensemble formed by Villa Csonka and the surrounding park.

Passion for food, a fine atmosphere, good music, and smooth design turn NIVO into a fulfilling experience.

Aleea Scăricica nr. 1

The special flavour of the food they prepare is due to the Josper wood charcoal oven, which transforms the raw material into juicy dishes with perfect texture and a traditional taste.

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4. Laci Csárda

5. 112 Coffeehouse

6. Frei Café

Morii street, nr. 27

A restaurant that combines the Transylvanian hospitality and traditional Transylvanian cuisine.

George Enescu street, nr. 2

The city’s first and only specialty coffeehouse. It always serves the freshest coffee, roasted right here in town. Top-notch!

Piața Trandafirilor, nr. 49

A coffee-trip around the world. The café franchise offers over 70 coffee recipes from every major “coffee kitchen” of the world – Italian, French, Japanese, Arabian, North and Latin American.

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Photo credit: Negrea George Reuel
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7. J’ai Bistrot

8. Thai Kitchen

9. Freshpoin

Piaţa Mărăşeşti nr. 6

Worth visiting especially in the summer when the garden terrace is open.

 

Piața Teatrului nr.11

This family-run business is the only authentic Thai restaurant in the city. The food is absolutely delicious!

Călărașilor street, nr. 12

Freshpoint is a vegetarian restaurant, tea-house and organic shop in the heart of the city. Their aim is to provide you with healthy fresh food full of vitamins and good energy every day!

 

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WHAT TO DO

1. Platoul Cornești

2. The Zoo

Verii street 

100% European standard quality leisure time in the middle of the forest, for all age groups.

Verii street, nr. 57

The Zoo is located in the eastern part of the city, on the Cornești plateau at 488m above sea level and at 197m above the city level. The oak and hornbeam forest called “Pădurea Mare” (Big Forrest) provides ideal living conditions for the Zoo’s animals.

 

Photo credit: Fanel Rusu (source: Facebook.com)
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the zoo
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3. Imperial Inn SPA

4. Jazz & Blues Club

5. Apollo Wellness Club - 8 km from Târgu Mureș

Gheorghe Doja street, nr. 231

1,500 m² of relaxation. A tropical lagoon that sets you free from urban turmoil due to its rocky walls, waterfalls, grottos and tropical plants.

Sinaia street nr. 3

If you’re one for jazz, blues, pop, rock and especially oldies (but goldies), this is the place for you. They organize very often live concerts, so we advise you to check it out while in town.

Băilor street nr. 6, Sângeorgiu de Mureș

Relaxing and harmonious atmosphere. Besides intimacy, relaxation, and professionalism, Apollo SPA Center offers a rich variety of body treatments and beauty services.

 

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