Tourist attractions

Local attraction

The Roman Catholic Church ”Assumption” of Pîncota

The Catholic Church of Pâncota is the oldest church in town, but it is also one of the best preserved churches in Banat. The Catholic Church was built between 1806 and 1807. In Bishop Iosif Leonovich’s protocol documents an organ with five registers is mentioned. The present day organ was probably built shortly before World […]

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The “Ss. Peter and Paul” Orthodox Church

Up until the 17th century, there is no data concerning the religious status of the inhabitants of Pâncota. During the first half of the 17th century, a copy of “Tâlcul Evangheliilor și Molitvelnicul românesc”, printed by Coresi, was in the possession of priest Ioan from Pâncota. It can be said that if there was a […]

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The Old Inn

Pâncota’s old inn is located on Tudor Vladimirescu Street no. 69, about 37 km from Arad. It was built in the late eighteenth century by order of Queen Maria Theresa. It functioned as a prison, then post chaise station, inn and post office. The building initially fulfilled two functions: part of it, including the basement, […]

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The Sequoia trees from Pîncota-Măderat

There are few places in the county and in the country  that can pride themselves with trees that have not yet been slaughtered in the name of the lumber industry. Măderat has such a tree (belonging to Pâncota city), its full name being Sequoiadendron giganteum. It comes from North America and was brought to us […]

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Memorial house of Ioan Burza

On the 20th of November 1918, The Romanian Grand National Assembly convened for December 1st in Alba Iulia. From Zarand district, there were over 300 delegates elected. Șiria was represented by four officially elected delegates, one of which was from Pâncota: Ioan Burza,  55 years old. In Credentials, the 4 delegates are authorized to take […]

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The turkish citadel from Pîncota

The site has been known since the nineteenth century, when there have been a number of amateurish excavations that revealed, inside the city, the ruins of a church, its premises and over 60 graves in the cemetery outside. Following these interventions a few drawings were made, which show several plan metrical versions of a place […]

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Dietrich Schulkowsky Castle

Dietrich Schulkowsky Castle is a historical monument in the city of Pâncota, Arad county. The castle is a historical monument, under the LMI code: AR-II-mA-00639.  The castle was completed in 1840 and became a representative baroque building in Arad. Baron Dietrich was a lover of the arts, a fact testified by the presence of personalities […]

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The vines of Arad county

Arad County vineyards, concentrated almost entirely in the Miniș – Măderat area, on hills that form the last ramifications of Zarand Mountains, stretch over approximately 60 kilometers in length and between 1 and 4 kilometers in width. This area, located just 15 kilometers away from Arad, has many other tourist attractions. Besides tasting the red […]

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The Green Arrow train

Perhaps the most interesting sight is the “Green Arrow”, a train well rooted in history that used to be very famous, up until its undeserved retirement. It was the train of the vineyard people. It was a cornucopia for the city of Arad. And more than that, it was the first electric train on narrow […]

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Regional attraction

Maria Radna Papal Church

St. Mary of Radna Monastery is the main place of pilgrimage of the Diocese of Timisoara. The Diocese of Timisoara is one of the six Roman Catholic dioceses in Romania. The Diocese’s Cathedral is the Cathedral of Timisoara, dedicated to Saint George. “Maria Radna” Monastery is located in Lipova, Arad County. In 1992 Pope John […]

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The Citadel of Șiria

The Citadel of Șiria is a historical monument (), dating from the 13th century, built on the Citadel’s Hill (496m), dominating the surroundings of Șiria. Its purpose was strategic, defensive and economic, subordinating  110 villages. From an architectural point of view, the city has several parts,  the central body built on a rock of irregular […]

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The Turkish Bazaar from Lipova

The “Under the booths” Bazaar, also known as the Turkish bazaar in Lipova, is one of a kind in Romania. Built by the Turks four centuries ago, the bazaar’s purpose was a commercial one. In medieval times, Lipova was a thriving city, more developed than Arad, and merchants from throughout the Ottoman Empire passed through […]

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The Şoimoş citadel

Şoimoş Citadel is located on the right bank of Mures river, opposite Lipova, on Cioaca Tăuțului Hill . It was built after the first Tartar invasions in the area and is documented ever since 1278. Şoimoş Fortress is a historical monument, cod LMI AR-00618-AA-II. The city has earned its name due to the activities that […]

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The Vine and Wine Museum – Miniș

  The Vine and Wine Museum is located inside Ghioroc’s Viticulture Research Station and is a branch of the city of Arad’s Museum Complex. The institution was established in 1988 and includes exhibits that recreate the universe of viticulture and winemaking in the Miniș-Măderat vineyard, presenting its history. The Miniș-Măderat vineyard is one of the […]

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Ioan Slavici and Emil Montia Memorial museum from Șiria

This museum is located in Șiria, on Infantry Street, and belongs to the Museum Complex of Arad. It is hosted by a castle built in the neoclassical style, an architectural and historical monument which belonged to the noble family Bohuș. It includes a permanent exhibition dedicated to writer Ioan Slavici, who lived from 1848 until […]

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Cultural events

The Grape Ball

“The Grape Ball” reunited, through its activities, over 800 citizens that had fun and enjoyed traditional Hungarian music. All those interested in festivities dedicated to vineyards could admire exciting activities that brought together tradition and creation. The festival is organized by Pâncota City Hall and financed by Phare, hoping to increase Pâncota festivals’ multiculturalism. The […]

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Religious holiday of the Roman Catholic Church

Holiday in Pîncota During one weekend in mid-August, the Catholic Church celebrates the Assumption. Many churches, monasteries and places of pilgrimage honor this celebration, one of them being the Catholic church in the town of Pâncota, Arad county. Pâncota is a town in the wine region of Arad. It was mostly inhabited by German settlers, […]

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Town days and Patron Orthodox Church in Pâncota

Town days and Patron Orthodox Church in Pâncota takes place every year on June 29.

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Wine Festival in the Arad Vineyard

Throughout September, the people of Arad County can enjoy the “Wine Festival in the Miniș-Măderat Vineyard”. Adrian Țolea, interim president of the Arad County Council, said that the event reached its seventh edition, and will take place from the 6th up until the 20th of September, already being a tradition in Păuliș, Ghioroc, Covăsînț, Șiria […]

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