|Address:||Str. Iuliu Maniu nr. 26, Cluj - Napoca|
Transylvania Hostel is a Backpacker Hostel, located in the center of Cluj Napoca near the pricipal touristical points, public institutions and the main restaurants and pubs of the city.
Our cozy hostel provides comfortable accommodation in a friendly and social atmosphere. With our self-service kitchen you can cook up a feast on a budget, and in our common room we sell cheap drinks to keep you refreshed or start off a fun night out. Our staff may even take you out to some of our favorite hotspots.
For couples and guests looking for a little more privacy we offer twin and double rooms that are set apart from the dorms. In these rooms you can enjoy the comfort and solitude of a budget hotel while still having access to all of our shared facilities for the times when you want to socialize.
We also cater to guests traveling together and small, well behaved groups. Our dorms can accommodate 4, 6, or 8 people each, and there is ample common space inside and outside for groups to gather together.
The hostel is located on the street that connect two important churches, the Orthodoxe Cathedral (the withe one) and the Catolic Cathedral (the grey one).
From the Railway Station, pass the street and take the 3 or the 4 bus number and descend at the third station at the Orthodoxe Cathedral, the white one. In front of the Cathedral s steps you can see on your left side the Iuliu Maniu Street. By bus, this will take you 15-20 minutes and the same thing by taxi.
By foot, from the Railway Station, take the Horea Street, pass the the bridge from Somes River and follow the Catholic Cathedral. In front of Matei Corvin s statue you can see on your right side the Iuliu Maniu street. You can easily recognise this street because it s starting with two buildings that are the same. Iuliu Maniu Street is also dubbed " The mirror street". By foot, the route takes you about 30 minutes.
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Up to 56 places,
kitchen with fridge, microwave, toaster
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|Room with 2 beds||2||160160 LEI||160160 LEI|
|Room Double||2||160160 LEI||160160 LEI|
|Room with 4 beds||4||7575 LEI||7575 LEI|
|Rooms for Groups||6||6565 LEI||6565 LEI|
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|Double Roon||2 pers.||160 RON / room|
||2 pers.||160 RON / room|
|4 Bed Dorm||4 pers.||75 RON / Bed|
|6 Bed Dorm 6 pers. 65 RON / Bed|
|8 Bed Dorm||8 pers.||55 RON / Bad|
Karolina obelisk - monument secular Cluj Napoca
Karolina obelisk is the oldest secular monument of Cluj Napoca.
The obelisk is in the center of the Museum Square pedestrian zone. Surrounded by a medieval landscape, old buildings, terraces and imposing trees, the monument was erected after the visit of Emperor Francis I and Empress Augusta Carolina in the summer of 1817.
The fortress and the Orthodox Church in Cluj - Manastur - Str. Manastur 60
At the western gates of Cluj, in old Romanian village Manastur once stood a powerful Benedictine abbey. The abbey monasterium known as BEATAE Mariae the Clus enjoy great rights and privileges. Archaeological research has established the beginnings of the fortress dates from the ninth century. Benedictine monks settled in towards the end of the eleventh century. At the beginning of the thirteenth century, after some dispute between the abbey and the Bishop of Transylvania, the monastery was besieged. Tartar invasion in 1241 resulted in the destruction of both Cluj and the monastery, which was pillaged and burned. The building was restored in 1263 by order of King Bela IV. The current monastery of Calvary was built between 1470-1508 in gothic style. Over time, the monastery enjoyed periods of prosperity, and periods of decline. In 1787, after the war with the Turks, Bishop Alexandru Rudna decided to demolish the buildings and the church; was not spared than the altar, which was turned into a chapel. From the artistic assets of the church, there remained only the statue of Virgin Mary with the baby Jesus, statue placed on a pedestal beneath a Gothic canopy right above the entrance door.
MICHAEL'S CHURCH - Unirii Square
The church is one of the most beautiful gothic monuments in Transylvania. The construction took place between 1350-1487. The church was built on the site of the old chapel of St. James. The shrine is the oldest part of the building being raised around 1390. The newest part of the church is its tower, built in 1860 in neoghotical style. Starry vault, stained glass and sculptures are the beauty and greatness of the church. Numerous restorations revealed mural paintings from the first half of the fifteenth century. The last restoration of the church took place between 1957-1960.
Franciscan monasteries and churches – Museum Market 2
The monastery was built on the site of another church built in Romanesque style between 1270-1272. Franciscan Monastery is a Gothic building, dating from the fifteenth century, was built with the support of John Hunyadi. Here we also find a famous library. The church, located in the southern part of the monastery was originally a Dominican gothic church, given to the Franciscans who rebuilt it in baroque style around the year 1728. Whole convent-church ensemble is one of the oldest buildings in Cluj.
REFORMED CHURCH - Str. MK
The construction of the church, located on the Kogalniceanu street, began in 1486, with the support of King Matthias Corvinus. The works were completed around the year 1510. The church, located on the east-west direction, reflects the late gothic style. Due the fighting in reform era, the church was deserted until the middle of the sixteenth century. In 1579, Prince Bathory decided that the church should be managed by the Jesuits. In 1622, when the Cluj Diet was held, has decided to belong to the Reformed church. The archway was restored between 1638-1645. Meanwhile, the tower located in the southern part and the monastery was destroyed. The church is a unique monument not only by age but also because of its size, it is one of the largest churches in South Eastern Europe.
Piarist Church - Str. University
The church, built between 1718-1724, is a baroque building with large size.
Obelisk Francis - Square Museum
The construction was completed in 1817 during a visit to Cluj of Emperor Francis I and his wife. Reliefs depict the city emblem, receiving guests, headlines King and visits to different institutions.
CHURCH OF MINORITIES - Boulevard of Heroes
The church was bought by Franciscan monks in the outskirts of Cluj in 1764. The church tower collapsed on Sept. 24, 1779, thus destroying the whole frontispiece. Reconstruction works started in 1783, the church was rebuilt in Baroque style.
THE ORTHODOX CHURCH HILL - Str. Orthodox Church 12
The church was built between 1795-1796 by the merchants and craftsmen of that time. The Greek and Macedonian merchants contributed to the construction of the church in Cluj, as well as Roman merchants of Brasov.
BOB CHURCH - Str. Prahova 5
The Bob church is a baroque building which was built between 1800-1803, with the support of Bishop John Bob.
UNITARIAN CHURCH - Boulevard December 21, 1989
It was built between 1792-1796, in late baroque style and the interior shows the neoclassical décor.
PETER AND PAUL CHURCH - Boulevard December 21, 1989
The church was built around 1850, in Gothic style, instead of a more ancient church.
Evangelical Church - Bd December 21, 1989
It is a work of architect George Winkler, was built between 1816 and 1829. The construction combines elements of baroque and neoclassical.
SYNAGOGUE - Str. Horea 21
This building, known as the Deportees Memorial Temple was built by architect Hegner Izidor. The building was inaugurated on September 4, 1887. Devastated by legionnaires in September 13, 1927, was repaired by the state. In September 1944, after the deportation of Jews to Nazi concentration camps, the synagogue was severely damaged by an explosion. It was restored with the support of Jewish communities in Romania in 1951.
Tailors Tower is one of the few parts that remained standing from old fortification of Cluj Napoca.
It is located on Baba Novac Street at no. 35, at the intersection with Route Turzii, Avram Iancu street and it is visible from the Cipariu Market.
Public access is made according to the following schedule:
- Monday to Friday: 09.00 - 19.00
- From Saturday to Sunday: 10.00 - 18.00
The entrance is free. (Free)
Tailors Tower Cluj Napoca second part of the system inside the fortified city walls and fortifications built in the first half of the fifteenth century and continued until the eighteenth century.
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Village Museum in Cluj Napoca
The locals called it "Village Museum", the National Ethnographic Park "Romulus Vuia" is located near one of the largest and richest forests of Cluj, Hoia, continuation that starts with Citadel Hill in downtown Cluj.
Ethnographic Park "Romulus Vuia" in Cluj, is the first open-air ethnographic museum in Romania and the sixth in Europe, is part of the Ethnographic Museum.
The museum can be visited from Tuesday - Sunday (Monday closed) between the hours: 9.00 - 17.00 (last entry 16.00)
History of the Village Museum:
National Ethnographic Park "Romulus Vuia" was founded in 1929 and is named after the first director and founder, Professor Romulus Vuia. Located in the Hoia forrest in Cluj-Napoca, the park is divided into two thematic areas: "Technical installations and workshops" (30 technical installations and 6 case-workshop) and "regional types of households and monuments of folk architecture" (12 households complete peasant from different ethnographic regions of Transylvania).
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