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Timisoara is the largest city in western Romania. Frequently referred to as "Little Vienna," Timisoara is a place where year-round musical and theatrical performances happen, a home of art galleries, museums, churches and many other baroque structures. Timisoara was the first city in Europe and second in the world after New York, to use electricity to illuminate its public streets. The first e-mail in Romania was sent from Timisoara. Timisoara was the first city in Romania to introduce public transport by trams. The first radio show in Romania was broadcasted from Timisoara. Also the Romanian revolution against the communist regime started here in Timisoara.

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