Targu Mures is a very old and historic town in central Romania. Literally translated, it means "Market on the Mores River." Also known as the City of Roses, Targu Mores has a mix of Hungarian and Romanian cultures. For visitors, the town, which dates back to the medieval ages, has a splendid collection of old palaces, a fortress church, and a clutch of museums and galleries. Visitors can get a car for hire in Targu Mures and explore the surrounding region filled with wineries and even more medieval towns.
The best way to learn more about Targu Mures is to head straight for the 18th century Teleki Library, founded by the chancellor of Transylvania. It now has over 250,000 books and important manuscripts that chronicle Transylvanian history across the ages. If you are able to hire a car in Targu Mures, other must-visit attractions include the Targu Mores Fortress, which dates back to 1492, and the Apollo Palace, which was built in between 1820-1822. You may also like to see the new and old Prefecture buildings and the wooden St. Michael Orthodox Church from 1793.
Targu Mures has more than its fair share of museums. There is an art museum, a history museum, and another history and archeology museum. The Ethnographic and Folk Art Museum and the Natural Science Museum neatly round up the museum tour. If you like paintings, there are two other galleries where you can admire local art.
If you like what Targu Mores has to offer, then you will surely want to see the medieval towns of Medias and Sighisoara, located south of Targu Mores. More fortresses are located in the same region, in Biertan and Saschiz. All these towns are between 25-50 miles of Targu Mores and can be easily reached by car. If you want to visit a major tourist hotspot, Cluj Napoca is a bit further off at 66 miles from Targu Mores. Closer to the home, you can visit the violin-making town of Reghin and the old salt-mining town of Turda to see some of the grand old homes and differing styles of architecture.
There are three agencies located at Targu Mures International Airport (TGM) offering visitors a car rental in Targu Mures. A couple more providers are located in the city, too. The right way to book a car is to compare all these agencies online, choose the deal you like, and book your vehicle right now.
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