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Resita, the capital of Cara?-Severin County in the Banat region in western Romania, is situated on the Bârzava River. The area is a popular tourist draw due to its extremely beautiful landscape featuring majestic limestone mountains, plunging gorges and mysterious caves. With a heritage stretching back to the 15th century, Resita is also home to a number of historically-important buildings, religious buildings and museums. Served by the Timi?oara Traian Vuia International Airport that is 111 km away, there are plenty of cheap flights to Resita for tourists.
St. Bishop Joseph the New of Parto? Church, built in 1846, is one of the most impressive in the region. The Descent of the Holy Ghost Church was established in 2002 by Archbishop Lauren?iu Streza. The Church of The Transfiguration is a replica of the Ca?in Church in Bucharest.
Besides its commercial importance, Resita is also a city of great cultural significance; the County Museum dates back to 1959; in its current location from 1972, it houses a fascinating collection of flint tools of the Palaeolithic age, painted pottery, altars and statues belonging to the Neolithic age, Roman pottery, coins from many civilizations, documents, books and records of bygone eras, apparel and clothing, religious paintings, and other artefacts that trace the historical development of the Caras-Severin county. The Mountainous Banat Museum of Resita has a wonderful collection of around 76,000 artefacts in the areas of archaeology, numismatics, art, mineralogy, industry and ethnography; this amazing collection has been amassed in the last 50 years out of archaeological researches, contributions and acquisitions. Adults and children both will find the Steam Locomotives Museum collection of 16 locomotives of the steam age absolutely irresistible. Tourists in love with heritage will find it difficult to resist the lure of booking cheap flights to Resita. Visit the G. A. Petulescu Theatre and the Union Culture House for theatrical shows. The “Ruga Banateana” festival which starts on Saint Peter’s day and lasts for six days is the city’s biggest cultural festival. It is difficult to absorb all the attractions without spending a few days here; putting up at one of the numerous comfortable hotels in Resita will make for a truly memorable holiday.