Pâncota is a locality situated in Arad county, with a population of 5526 inhabitants.

Pâncota

Pâncota

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GPS Coordinates:
46,33013 N, 21,69082 E

Famous craftsman center of the XIX century Pancota was famous for its markets from the XVIII century. In the center of the settlement there is the Dietrich-Sukowsky castle built in 1840 in baroque style. The facade of the principle wing faced to the street is richly decorated, the roof of colored glazed tile in shape of scale comes to the foreground. The castle has spacious rooms as well as the living-room the coined iron doors and the lattices are admired by the tourists. The domain of the castle was owned by the Losonczy family then by the Gyulai, Rajnald arriving in the property of a carnal prince from who in 1822 it was bought by the baron Dietrich Jozsef from who devolved prince Sukowsky Jozsef. In the present it gives place the Mayor's office of Pancota. At a distance of 500 m from the city-border there is the "Turkish fortress" a fortress made of earth, having oval shape surrounded by a protective fortification. In the aspect of the church it is not known who had built it inside the fortress walls. Ere now they were explored 35 graves the archeological inventory is very reach: ceramics from the XII-XVI century, ornamentations and objects made of bone and metal, baked-clay fragments from the XV century, several pieces sculpured in rock, realized in bezant style. The pieces are unique on the Romanian territory and very rare on the world.

The old post how is known in the settlement is a historical monument. It was built on the time of Maria Terezia at the ending of the XVIII century as to serve as a jail. The building had in time several functions and it's in very bed repair. It was the seat of the financial administration, post-house (until 1890), inn and post-office. In the settlement had borned Csiky Gergely (1842-1891) writer, dramaturge. The memorial plaque was placed on his house at the 15th aniversary of his death by the Kolcsey association from Arad.

In the settlement had born Csiky Gergely (1842-1891) writer, dramaturge. The memorial plaque was placed on his house at the 15th anniversary of his death by the Kolcsey association from Arad.

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