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The salt exploitation from Turda began during the roman occupation in Dacia and was definitively stopped in 1932 because of the technical primitive equipments, low efficiency and competition of other Transylvanian salt mines.Currently, the Salt Mine...

Roman-German Emperor Sigismund of Luxemburg, in 1405 has granted the city Cluj the rank of a free royal city, releasing the city of the authority of Transylvania voivode.In the same time the city has received the right to build walls, bastions and...

Michael the Brave (Mihai Viteazul) was the ruler of the Romanian Country, the first unifier of the three countries that formed the Romania: Wallachia, Transylvania and Moldova.He was born in 1558 in Tg. de Floci (disappeared city) and died at...

Founded in 1922 by professor Romulus Voia, the Etnographic Museum of Transylvania entered the elite of the Romanian etnographic museums, due to the exceptional quality of its patrimony.It is currently composed of over 41.000 traditional peasant...

The start of marcomanic conflicts have determined Rome to send in the year of 168, the Legion V Macedonica of Moesia from Troesmis to Potaissa, to enhance the northwest defense of the Roman Dacia. The legion has built the largest fort from region,...

The Church of Saint Michael is located in the city of Cluj-Napoca. It is a Gothic edifice, built on the old chapel Sf.Iacob site during 1350-1437. The shrine was built around the year 1390, the tower was built in 1860. Murals were executed in the...

The Calvin Reformed Church is the oldest historical and architectural monument preserved in Turda. The building was built in the early fifteenth century, during the Emperor Sigismund of Luxembourg (1387-1437).The church was designed in the Gothic...

The Reformed Church is a late gothic historical monument of religious architecture. The church was built in many stages, as a monastery for the Minorite - Franciscan monks, promoted and suported by king Matia Corvinul, begining with the second half...

An imposing former residence of the Austro-Hungarian governors, Banffy Palace was designed by the German architect, Johann Eberhard Blaumann, for the governor of the city, Banffy Gyorgy.Built between 1774 and 1775, it is considered the most...

Turda History Museum is a cultural-scientific and educational institution, focused on promoting the value of cultural heritage from this area, rich in archaeological vestiges.The Heritage museum contains a wealth of evidence of human presence and...

The cathedral was built between 1923-1933, representing the Romanian stylistic current. It is one of the most important religious buildings from Cluj Napoca municipality.The church is dedicated to the Assumption - the date in which the Romanian Army...

The Franciscan Church is a place of worship in Cluj-Napoca, Romania. It was built between 1260 and 1290, on the site of an older Catholic church destroyed during the tatar invasions in 1241.In 1390, the Benedictine monks have received the church....

The Calvin Reformed Church was built between 1829-1879. Before, there was already a wooden church on the banks of the Canal Morii (inaugurated on July 26, 1705). Later, it was enlarged, but with the increasing number of believers, the church...

Cetatuia is a fortified construction, located in district Gruia of Cluj. The construction dates from Habsburg period, the eighteenth century.Today, only a few parts of the old citadel are well preserved, like the south-east and north of the old...

Turda Canyon (Cheile Turzii)  is a natural reserve (on Hasdate River) situated 6 km west of Turda and about 15 km south-east of Cluj-Napoca, in Transylvania.The canyon, was formed through the erosion of the jurasic calcar of the mountain, is...

Turului Canyon or Turenilor is a protected zone of national interest (nature reserve, mixed type) with an area of ​​25 hectares, located north of city Turda, Cluj County.The canyon has a length of 2.000 m and the walls (200 m high) are decorated...

Borzesti Canyon is a protected area of national interest located about 5 km southwest of Turda Canyon (Cluj county), being dug by the waters of Borzesti Valley in the same Jurassic limestone formations, like Turului Canyon and Turda Canyon.The route...

Waterfall Ciucas has only 5 m height, and at its base there is a small lake, in witch the waterfall's waters accumulates. Waterfall and Lake Ciucas are found on the lower flow of Hasdate Valley, downstream from Turda Gorge, not far from the village...

Rachitele Waterfall or Bridal Veil is located at an altitude of 1.000 m in the Apuseni Natural Park, on the area of village Rachitele, Margau commune, Cluj County.It is one of the most beautiful waterfalls in Romania. Fall of the water is over 30 m...

Dragan lake or dam Dragan is a reservoir located in the Apuseni Mountains, Draganului Valley, on the border between the counties of Bihor and Cluj, at an altitude of 650m.It was opened in 1985. It’s an arch-type dam. The retained water comes...

Fantanele Lake is an artificial lake of accumulation situated at an altitude of 990 m in the Apuseni Natural Park, Cluj county.It was made during the 1970-1974 with hydropower pupose, on the river Somes Cald. It has an area of 9.8 square kilometers...

The Apuseni Natural Park (Parcul Natural Apuseni) is a protected area situated in Romania, in the administrative territory of counties Bihor, Alba and Cluj.The Apuseni Natural Park, with an area of 75.784 ha represents a mountainous area (mountain...

The resort is situated at an altitude of 1.200 m in the Massif Muntele Mare. The massif houses a rich population of carnivores: bear, wolf, lynx, otter, marten but also and chamois, badger, deer, bats, wild pigs, predatory birds: golden eagle,...

Belis is situated on the lakeshore of Belis Fantanele, at an altitude of 1.000 m in the northern part of the Apuseni Mountains, at the confluence of the Gilau Mountains (East), Vladeasa Mountains (west) and Muntele Mare Mountais (south).The resort is...

The resort is situated at an altitude of 400 m, in a depression area crossed by Aries river.Due to the salt mine and the 15 salt lakes, formed in old salt mines, was developed a spa activity, documented since 1840, which has contributed to declaring...

Cluj-Napoca City was one of the historic capitals of Transylvania. It is currently the largest city in Cluj County.Cluj was mentioned for the first time in year 1167, under the name Castrum Clus. With the arrival of Saxon colonists in Transylvania...

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