Tîrgu Mureş Tour

Tîrgu Mureş (Hungarian: Marosvásárhely; German: Neumarkt am Mieresch) is the seat of Mureș County in the north-central part of Romania.
Named literally for a ‘market’ on the Mures River and known as the city of roses, Tîrgu Mureş enjoys the best of both Romanian and Hungarian cultures.
The town was first documented as ‘Novum Forum Sicolorum’ (The New Market of the Seklars) in 1322. Beginning with the 16th century, Tîrgu Mureş excels as an important cultural and education centre. The first school appears in 1492. In 1786, the first printing shop is established and in 1802 count Teleki Samuel, chancellor of Transylvania, lays the foundations of the documentary library that bears his name to this day.
Tîrgu Mureş became a modern town in the second half of the 19th century, along with the expansion of the railway line. Today its centrally located Piaţa Trandafirilor (Roses Square) is lined with modern street side cafes and restaurants, churches, and monuments. Tîrgu Mureş’ top attraction is located at the south end of the square: the Culture Palace, a flamboyant early 20th-century city hall with an outstanding stained-glass hall, housing some of main local museums.

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Tîrgu Mureş Tour

Tîrgu Mureş (Hungarian: Marosvásárhely; German: Neumarkt am Mieresch) is the seat of Mureș County in the north-central part of Romania.
Named literally for a ‘market’ on the Mures River and known as the city of roses, Tîrgu Mureş enjoys the best of both Romanian and Hungarian cultures.
The town was first documented as ‘Novum Forum Sicolorum’ (The New Market of the Seklars) in 1322. Beginning with the 16th century, Tîrgu Mureş excels as an important cultural and education centre. The first school appears in 1492. In 1786, the first printing shop is established and in 1802 count Teleki Samuel, chancellor of Transylvania, lays the foundations of the documentary library that bears his name to this day.
Tîrgu Mureş became a modern town in the second half of the 19th century, along with the expansion of the railway line. Today its centrally located Piaţa Trandafirilor (Roses Square) is lined with modern street side cafes and restaurants, churches, and monuments. Tîrgu Mureş’ top attraction is located at the south end of the square: the Culture Palace, a flamboyant early 20th-century city hall with an outstanding stained-glass hall, housing some of main local museums.

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