"SATU MARE" Satu Mare by balhannah
Satu Mare Travel Guide: 32 reviews and 81 photos
OUR FIRST ROMANIAN TOWN
Satu Mare is a City of approx. 130,000 people and is the capital of Satu Mare County.
It is located in the Northwestern part of Romania, just 20-minutes from the border of Hungary.
The city was first mentioned in 1181 as Castrum Zotmar, a fortified stronghold from which the town derives its name. Satu means village and Mare means big.
Satu Mare has a continental climate, so expect hot dry summers and cold winters.
Did you know Satu Mare has supplied the most world and Olympic champions in the sport of FENCING!
As it was late afternoon when we crossed the border into Romania, we decided to spend the night in this town.
I went walking and discovered a few sights, so come on a virtual tour with me................
Please come with me, my Virtual friend, for we are travelling to SAPANTA which is the home of the "MERRY CEMETERY."
- Cons:Busy city
- In a nutshell:Not much to see other than Churches
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