11 Sights to See in Cluj-Napoca, Romania

11 Sights to See in Cluj-Napoca, Romania, Cluj-Napoca, Romania (B)

Looking back at my posts from Romania, I realised that I only ever shared a post on places to eat from the Transylvanian city of Cluj-Napoca. That’s a pity, as the cosmopolitan Cluj was probably my favourite big city stop during my Romanian travels. Found in the country’s northwest, it is considered the unofficial capital of Transylvania and is one of the more popular tourist destinations in the country.

The most likely focus of a visit to the city will be around its central Old Town, made up of several pedestrian streets and squares that have a welcoming atmosphere to them. As it happened, the city was having a massive festival going on during my visit and that only added to its upbeat, positive atmosphere. I never got a clear answer on what the festival was for, but it was good fun regardless.

It may seem kind of lame to start with a park, but I honestly really liked this park and always got the sense that Romanians really value these green spaces. That’s partly because they are never empty, there’s always people sitting having a chatting or getting some exercise and just a general community feel. The park runs along the river and stretches out towards a small lake that was clearly a very popular spot for wedding receptions and photo shoots. ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: 11 Sights to See in Cluj-Napoca, Romania
Guide Location: Romania » Cluj-Napoca
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Author: David Johnston
Read it on Author's Website: http://www.travelsewhere.net/cluj-napoca/
Sight(s) Featured in This Guide:
  • Cluj-Napoca Central Park
  • Andrei Șaguna Street
  • St Michael’s Church
  • statue to Matthias Corvinus
  • Banffy Palace
  • Iuliu Maniu Street
  • Piața Muzeului
  • Strada Potaissa
  • Tailors’ Tower
  • National Theatre
  • Dormition of the Theotokos Cathedral
  • Piața Mihai Viteazu
  • Cetatuia Park