Around 320,000 people call Cluj-Napoca in Transylvania home.
The national capital Bucharest is located 200 miles (322 kilometers) southeast of Cluj-Napoca, while Eger lies 170 miles (274 kilometers) to the northwest.
Cluj-Napoca has numerous interesting public places; among the nicest are are Unirii Square and Avram Iancu Square. Grab a shady vantage spot and and spend a while watching the passing parade before exploring the surrounding architecture.
The Cluj-Napoca area boasts botanical gardens where you can listen to birdsong amongst a large collection of plant species. Take the time to explore the wide range of plant species in the area.
The Dormition of Theotokos Cathedral is an impressive religious building that has stood the test of time. Visit this heritage building to explore its past and also to admire the architecture.
Travel through time by taking a tour of the National History Museum of Transylvania, one of the more popular history museums. Stroll through its peaceful hallways and examine the ancient artifacts on display.
In Cluj-Napoca there are a few remarkable museums, including the National Museum of Art, where you can see local exhibits. Even if you are only casually interested in art, head here to spend time and learn more about art history.
The St. Michael's Church and the Matthias Corvinus House are the ideal attractions to wrap up your stay in this fascinating corner of the globe.