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Seven things free in Cluj City

City Break, Cluj, Romania, Michael the Brave, Statue

Besides museums or art galleries with entry money, Cluj offers a range of free tourist attractions. Mainly, it's historical and architectural heritage of the city, and cultural or recreational areas.

Here's a list of seven examples of places and things that can be seen and / or done for free in the city under Feleac.


Puzzling and bold, obscene and funny, provocative and endearing drawings on the walls of the city center you can entertain suddenly inspired with a pun or a funny image, but you can and angry, when you see just what they " decorated " a newly renovated building. Generally are present on the walls of buildings in the historic center, but not "the high road" and major arteries, but the streets that flank. Passage near Academy Library has a full wall painted graffers and other interesting designs can be seen on John Street Bob, end from Union Square Street Potaissa on Bratianu or Fortress etc.

Central Park + Center "Casino".

Recently restored with European funds Central Park in Cluj-Napoca is exactly what should be: an oasis of peace and greenery implanted in traffic that flows between downtown and neighborhoods Manastur and Grigorescu. A simple walk can be completed exercises on machines with free use of the lake, or a visit to exhibitions open at the Centre de Urban Culture "Casino". Currently, this can be seen painting and photography exhibition "Women and Flowers". Casino building is open every day from 10.00 to 20.00.


They are everywhere downtown fragments of medieval wall, towers and Roman ruins. The latest you can see the ground zero of the city, Union Square, under a glass panel. If you have time and feel like a long walk through history, we recommend the route of the four cities. If not, enjoy the silence Potaissa Street, where the medieval city wall preserved best.

Tailors Tower.

Almost all houses many an interesting exhibition, visitors for free. Former Tower was converted into a cultural center in 2008. Currently exhibits works on "Fortresses and flowers." Tailors tower works as a tourist information center, making it a good base to start exploring the city. The tower is open Monday to Friday from 10.00 to 20.00, and Saturday and Sunday from 10.00 to 18.00.


Climbing the fortress is a "must" of a visit to Cluj-Napoca. Besides pleasant walk along the Alley Stairs, view from right Belvedere Cluj is the classic image of tourist postcards. You can extend the time, rest on a bench. In addition, if you are interested in the area, you can walk along the walls of the former Austrian fortresses [details here]. Downhill, you can choose to follow the path still wild toward Elizabeth Bridge.


Monuments erected in memory of Matthias Corvinus and Avram Iancu in the two main markets of the city are practically inevitable. Between them, the Avenue of Heroes, Lupa Capitolina, donated by the Mother Rome in 1921, is a faithful copy of the Capitoline wolf. Another copy is located on Kogalniceanu celebrate in front of the Reformed Church. It is the statue of St. George slaying the dragon, a replica of a famous 1904 sculpture made in 1373 by two sculptors in Cluj. The original is now in Prague. Also on Kogalniceanu, another beautiful monument, representing the leaders of the Transylvanian School, is located in front of the headquarters of the "Babes-Bolyai".


Six historic Christian denominations have churches downtown imposing each of particular value in terms of artistic and / or historical. A complete tour of these would have to include the Franciscan Church, Bob Church, and the Orthodox Church on the Hill, St. Michael, Piarist Church Cathedral "Transfiguration", Kogalniceanu Street Reformed Church, Orthodox Metropolitan Cathedral, and the Reformed Church in the City Netherlands, the Unitarian Church and the Lutheran. Admission is free however, but they are not always open to the public. If you want to go for sure, visit them on a Sunday morning. If not, you can summarize the most important and handy: St. Michael, Franciscan Church, Piarist Church and Orthodox Cathedral, which are open almost all the time.