At the north-east limit of village Şoimoş (today part of Lipova city, Arad county, Romania), on the hill named Cioaca Tăutului, on the right side of Mureş river, you can find the ruins of maybe the most beautiful Middle Ages fortress from Romania.
The historical tradition put the fortress name on behalf of the activity wich have made her famous in Middle Ages: hawks raising.
We want this site to be a comprehensive guide for those interested in this wonderful and historic sightseeing.
The site was built by
Centrul Zonal Ecologic Arad with financial support of
Alcoa Foundation, Pittsburg USA, with informations supplied by the specialists from Complexului Muzeal Arad during project „Turism-ecologie-educaţie la cetatea Şoimoş - 2007 ” (Tourism-ecology-education at Şoimoş fortress - 2007).