Cluj-Napoca is the seat of Cluj County, and it was considered the historical capital of Transylvania. The city is situated in the heart of Transylvania, connecting the Apuseni Mountains, Someș Plateau and the Transylvanian Plain. The main river that crosses the city is the Someș River.
Cluj-Napoca is one of the most important academic, medical and cultural centers in Romania, being the home of various ethnic groups, such as Romanians, Hungarians, Germans and so on. At the same time, Cluj-Napoca speaks to the heart of most of the people, through the multitude and diversity of cultural events:
The main landmark buildings and monuments are: St. Michael’s Church in Unirii Square, The Matthias Corvinus House,The Dormition of the Theotokos Cathedral in Avram Iancu Square, “Alexandru Borza” Botanical Garden, The Ethnographic Museum, Bánffy Pallace, “Simion Bărnuțiu” Central Park, The ”Lucian Blaga” National Theatre, The Romanian National Opera, Cetăţuia hill.
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