Timișoara Tourism

Timișoara (Romanian pronunciation: [timiˈʃo̯ara] ; German: Temeswar, also formerly Temeschburg or Temeschwar; Hungarian: Temesvár, Hungarian pronunciation: [ˈtɛmɛʃvaːr] ; Yiddish: טעמשוואר‎, Temeshvar; Arabic: تيميشوارا ; Chinese: 蒂米什瓦拉 ; Serbian: Темишвар, Temišvar; Banat Bulgarian: Timišvár; Turkish: Temeşvar; Slovak: Temešvár) is the capital city of Timiș County, and the main social, economic, transport, cultural and educational centre in western Romania. One of the largest Romanian cities (the third most populous city in the country, as of 2011 census), with a population of 319,279 inhabitants, Timișoara is the informal capital city of the historical region of Banat. In September 2016, Timișoara was selected as the European Capital of Culture for 2021.


This warm abode of Timișoara is a delightful place to visit in Romania. Most online packages to this city are of 1-2 days.

Timișoara is an affair to remember, follow this apt itinerary of the place and return home with a bunch of memories.

The best tours and activities in the city, guided by experts to give you a local insight to the best of Timișoara

  • Know the pollution level of Timișoara before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 58.8 (Moderate)
    • Water Pollution 42.55 (Moderate)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 40.63 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 47.92 (Moderate)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 38.33 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 47.34 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 46.63 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 37.23 (Low)
  • How safe is Timișoara for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Timișoara.

    • Burglary and Theft 27.94 (Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 23.13 (Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 16.54 (Very Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 68.66 (High)
    • Car Stealing 21.27 (Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 39.55 (Low)
    • Attacks 23.51 (Low)
    • Drug offense 27.65 (Low)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 86.03 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 69.49 (High)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 28.03 (Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 16.04 (Very Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 33.82 (Low)
  • Quality of Life Index of Timișoara is 142.83 (High)

    • Safety Index 72.03 (High)
    • Climate Index 82.05 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 57.91 (Moderate)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 27.16 (Low)
    • Cost of Living Index 37.24 (Very Low)
    • Health Care Index 63.12 (High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 11.48 (Moderate)
    • Purchasing Power Index 54.03 (Low)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Here's how much it will cost to shop in Timișoara

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.07 USD
    • International Movie per seat 5.36 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 30.29 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 67.06 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 54.83 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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