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Târnăveni, placed in Mureş County, Transylvania is a city in Târnavelor Region, Romania.

Panorama of Târnăveni


Târnăveni is splitted into two important areas. The old side of the city with the City Center were we can also fiind the neighbourhoods Republicii, Nicolae Bălcescu, Frumoasei, Viitorului, Păcii, Şoimilor; and the area of Boziaş old village witch in 1964 become part of the city with the neighbourhoods: Armatei şi Zorilor.

Other neighbourhoods are: 1 Decembrie placed on the road going to Târgu Mureş, Dezrobiri placed on the road going to Blaj on the industrial area of the city. Between city center and Boziaş were bild the neighbourhoods: George Enescu, Tineretului and Victoriei. And Botorca and Cuştelnic neighbourhoods which are two villages now part of the city.

Bobohalma is a village who make part of Târnăveni city.


Târnăveni (Dicsőszentmárton in hungarian, Sankt Martin in german, Tycheum Sent Marton in latin) is the 82' largest city in Romania, with 26.000 inhabitants. Placed in the center-nord of the country, and in the center of Transylvania, nearby the Carpathian Mountains in Transylvanian plateau.

In late Midle Ages more acurate on 1278, the land was documentary attested with the name of Sent Marton, or in the latin language, the official language of that times, "terra Tycheum Sent Marton".

The area has a nice landscape, hills separated by Târnava Mică River.

Must Know[edit]

In the city as in all the region, the official language is Romania. However, because near 20% of the local inhabitants are Hungarian minority, the Hungarian language is also spoken here.

Târnăveni climate is temperate-continental with hot summers and cold winters. In this Romanian region,,there are four seasons. Medium temperature in a year for the city are of 9,8° C. Târnăveni is in the area of Est European time.(UTC+2).

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Get in[edit]

By car[edit]

National road DN14A is the most important road that pass in the city, it connects the city with E60 road that connects the most important cities of the country: Bucureşti, Cluj-Napoca, Braşov, Oradea and also outside Romania, Budapest, Hungary

By train[edit]

There is the no. 307 magistrala that connects Tarnaveni to the national railway on the no. 300, in Blaj Arad, Timişoara, Braşov, Sighişoara, Ploieşti and Bucharest, now the trains that are used here are part of RC-CF Trans S.R.L Braşov entreprise.

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Municipal Museum[edit]

With numerous exposants presenting the Tarnava Valey arheological collection and etnografical.

The Technical College[edit]

The Technical College once The Târnava Mică County Prefecture

Unitarian Church[edit]

Bilt in gothic architecture in the XV century. The church is declared a historical monument.

Buildings and sites to see[edit]

  • Romano-Catholich Church with the St. Martin name, city owner;
  • Greek-Catholic Church „from hill”, Saints Michael and Gabriel, protopopial church;
  • Ortodox Protopopial Church "Saint Trinity", bulid between 1939-1940;
  • Ortodox Church Saint George;
  • 15 km distance from Târnăveni to Blaj in Cetatea de Baltă a medieval castle can be found, build between 1570-1580;
  • "Corona" Forest, located on the hill between Târnava Mică river and Mureş river
  • Bazna resort with salted water on the road to Mediaş 15 km from Târnăveni -
  • Râioasa Salted Baths - a small lake with salted wather and also with mud that can serve in medicinal use


  • Hotelul Iris - Piaţa Trandafirilor nr. 6
  • Hotel Trei Brazi - Paltinis street no.1 Tel. 0265-440.396


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