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 Palace of Culture
The Prefecture
Bolyai High School
Bolyai's Statue
The City Hall
The Citadel
The Teleki House
The Teleki Library
Bernady's Statue
Rakoczi Staircase
Roses Square
Theater's Square
Catholic Church
Bartok's Statue
Unitarian Church
E. Dandea's Statue 
Avram Iancu 's Statue
Orthodox Cathedral
Monument of Latinity
Other Photos
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 The first fortress in the town was erected in 1492 upon order of Transylvanian voivode Stefan Bathori, and was accomplished somewhere between 1602 and 1652 under judge Borsos Tamas. Having a pentagon plan, surrounded by a defense wall, the Citadel has seven forts, five of them bearing the names of the guild which – according to tradition – supported its maintenance: the leather dressers’, the tailors’, the butchers’, the ironmongers’, the coopers’. After the Citadel was taken over by the Austrian troops, it became the headquarters of the military garrison based in the town. In the mean time the Baroque style building was built (on the left hand side of the road in front of the entrance gate) and in the second half of the 18th  century the construction works of the ‘barkey’ were started, an addition finished in the 19th century. On the occasion of the Targu Mures days – which have as central point of performance the Citadel – a museum center was opened in the gate fort (erected in 1613) presenting the history of the town and of the Citadel. 
The Fortress of Targu Mures / Marosvasarhely: The Tailors tower
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The Fortress of Targu Mures / Marosvasarhely: 

The Entrance Gate tower

 

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The Fortress of Targu Mures / Marosvasarhely: The Petit tower

 

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The Fortress of Targu Mures / Marosvasarhely: 

The Targu Mures Days

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