About Oradea

One of the most developed cities in Romania, with a particular architectural style, with many sights and places that turns it into a tourist destination, but also a transit one, due to its strategic location, Oradea is waiting for you with open arms.

Located only 13 km from the western border of Romania, Oradea, the administrative county of Bihor, is an important communications hub, at an equal distance from the capital Bucharest (651 km), Vienna (518 km), Budapest (248 km), Prague (676 km).

The city is easily accessible by car, train, bus or plane. Being situated on the border with Hungary and North-West Oradea is one of the main gateways into the country from the northwest.

On entering the city, tourists are greeted by Art Nouveau architecture, which empowered Oradea to join the list of prestigious Art Nouveau cities in the international circuit. The most representative buildings in secession style houses are Ulman Palace, Casa Vago, Palazzo Stern and many others that we invite you to discover. In addition, the qualified and friendly staff of Hotel Continental and all the inhabitants of this part of the country, are available with detailed information about the local attractions.

Oradea, formerly Oradea Mare, is located between the hills that separate and unify in a harmonious way the Crisana Plain and the hilly endings of the Apuseni Mountains. Located on the banks of Crisul Repede River, which divides the city into two almost equal parts, it is the gateway connection to the world Central Europe and Western Europe.

The most important buildings rich in architecture can be admired on foot through the pedestrian plaza city center’s newly designed and equipped with all the necessities of modern tourists: WI-FI, seats that invite tourists to rest and lampposts which offer a special sparkle to every evening walk.

Keeping up with the times, the city reinvents, here you can find one of the largest modern waterpark in Romania, Nymphaea Aqua Park – which covers an area of ​​7 hectares and opens its doors to visitors in summer.

So, tourist or businessman, Oradea awaits to be discovered.