Arad is a commercial and industrial city, in the Banat Region, western Romania, on the Mures River near the Hungarian border.
Capital of Arad county and a railway junction linking Budapest, Bucharest, and Belgrade.
Principal industries include sawmilling, locomotive, machine-tool, and textile manufacturing, electrical goods, flour milling, and distilling.
Founded in the 11th century, it was part of Hungary until 1920.
It has a citadel built by Empress Maria Theresa in the 18th century.
Population about 200 thousand.
Hui Chin and I found Arad a very nice large city, near the Hungarian border.
Full of interesting sights and things to do.
Have a very interesting history too.
After the four power suppression of the 1848
Hungarian Revolution, the leading 13 Hungarian
Generals and politicians were executed here.
|Arad||Arad||The Martyrs' Plaque||The Martyrs' Monument|
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