Hotels in Arad
Continental hotel Arad
Direction: Revolutiei Blvd. 79-81
Description: This hotel, was restored in 2002, it has a whole of 240 beds and 10 suites,
distributed in 11 plants. To his disposition it will have a bar, a pub and a restaurant climatizado with the zone for not smokers.
You will be able to park his vehicle in the park of teh proper hotel or in the garage.
To complete the number of offered services, it will have to his disposition service of rooms and of laundry.
Direction: Generac Dragalina,25-Arad 310125.
Description of Parc Hotel:This urban hotel is lodged in a historical building of the city, of the second half of 18th century.
It was restored in 2002 and it has 8 plants in wich there are distributed a whole of 120 rooms and 10 apartments.
The elegant rooms, decorated and furnished with good taste,they have private bath.
They all are equipped with phone of direct line, television, minibar and safe of rent, and as the Continental hotel they have service to the room and laundry
Information about Arad:
Arad is the capital city of Arad County, in western Romania, in Crisana, Ardeal, on the river Mures.
Arad is a modern-built city and contains many charming private and public buildings, incluiding a cathedral.
The city has small population only 479.500 inhabitants, who split ethnically between Romanians, Hungarians, Gypsies and Germans.
With a rich industrial and commercial tradition, Arad is one of the most prosperous towns in Romania.
Thanks to numerous investments, Arad has a booming economy.
The city has deposits of hydrocarbons, iron, manganese and marble.
The main induestries are: freight and passenger railcars, clothing and textiles, food industry, furniture and furniture accessories, equipment for the car industry, electric components, meters and shoes.
The city was invaded in the middle of the 13th century for Mongolian, these constructed the fortitude of Soimos, Syria and Dezna, to defend the city, but in 1551 the region of Arad was conquered by the Ottoman Empire, until 1699.
The new fortress was built between 1763 and 1783. Although it was small, it proved formidable having played a great role in the Hungarian struggle for independence in 1849.
The city possesses a museum containing relics of the war of independence.
After being captured by the Hungarian rebels, it turned into a headquarters of the rebels.
It was from Arad that Lajos Kossuth inssued his famous proclamation(August 11, 1849), and where he handed over the supreme military and civil power to Artur Gorgey.
The fortress was recaptured shortly after the surrender of Gorgey to the Russians at Vilagos and thirteen rebel generals were executed there on October 6,1849, by order of the Austrian general Haynau.
These men are known collectively as the 13 Martyrs of Arad, and is considered the “Hungarian Golgotha”, and in one of the principal squares of the city one raises today a monuments in his memory.
Attractions in Arad
The city is provided with several tourist attractions to visit, especially as the architecture and history.
It is possible to visit: The Orthodox Roman Cathedral of Saint John the Baptist, who was constructed between 1862 and 1865, is of baroque style, also The Catholic Cathedral, of Renaissance style, constructed by Emil Tabacovics who stands out for his monumental columns and for his vault.
The Town hall, constructed in 1872, of Renaissance style, also emphasizes his tower of 54m of height, The Palace of Culture, it was constructed by Ludovic Szantay in an eclectic style, with influences art nouveau.
The Evangelical Lutheran Church, constructed in 1906 in neogothic style, more acquaintance as the red Church for the color of his walls.
And finally another construction that is stood out inside the city is the Citadel, constructed between 1762 and 1783 for the architect Filip Ferdinand Harsch
and the principal door and the interior buildings are of baroque style.