Villa
Meteor

Address: str. Meteor 37A - Cluj Napoca
 






Villa Meteor, rated as a 3 star hotel uni, is located in a residential neighbourhood dawn in the vicinity of important offices of foreign companies such as Mercedes, Citroen, Renault, BMW, Skoda, etc. Rehabilitation Hospital and nearby.

It is 300 m away from the main traffic artery to enter the Bucharest and Cluj-Napoca from 100 m to another main thoroughfare, Centre Street.

Locating:

Pension Cluj - Villa Meteor is close to state hospitals and private clinics such as the Rehabilitation Hospital, private clinics: Artis LUKMED and 3 and in a wider area of the institution "Prof. dr.i. Chiricuta .

On the other hand, Pension Cluj - Meteor villa is 300 m away from the main traffic artery input from Bucharest to Cluj-Napoca-Turda-way and 100 m from the other main artery, Centre Street.

* Internet access
* minibar
* air conditioning
* bathroom
* TV
* Telephone
* central heating
* parking

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Avram Iancu Monument

Avram Iancu monument Cluj-Napoca, Romania


The Avram Iancu Monument is located in the center of the square with the same name. On one side and the other is the Orthodox Cathedral and National Theater "Lucian Blaga" with the Romanian Opera.

Around the statue was built a beautiful fountain which jets of water moves on melodic lines and different colors.
The sculpture which is found today in Avram Iancu Square was created by sculptor Elias Berindei.

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Alexandru Borza Botanical Garden

Alexandru Borza Botanical Garden in Cluj-Napoca

One of the most visited attractions of Cluj Napoca is the Botanical Garden "Alexandru Borza" the "green spot" of Cluj, about 14 acres, close to the old city center.

We recommend to visit this place because you will be find nature, in the heart of Cluj. Here you have the opportunity to see species of plants and trees of specific areas to palm trees and other tropical plants. It is an ideal place for walking and recreation.

The visit is made between:
Summer: Daily - 8-19 hours,
Greenhouses - 9-17
Winter: 10:00-17:00

Access routes:
Botanical Garden in Cluj Napoca is located on Republic Street no. 42, on left by the building "Student House of Culture" at the intersection with the street Napoca. To reach the main entrance, Republic Street, climb about 500 m, is located relatively close to the old city center and is easy to get here.

There is another back entrance of Louis Pasteur Street, but is less used because it is more difficult to access.
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Castle Banffy

Banffy Castle
Is located at a distance of 30 km from Cluj-Napoca, in the village Bontida. Banffy Castle is a sight you should not miss it if you visit Cluj, or in transition to Dej. It'll be here starting the direction Cluj-Dej, then turn right in town Bontida.

The field was donated, as historians say, by King Sigismund of Luxembourg to Banffy family. On the land in this area, the family mentioned above began, around 1437, the building of the house which today is proof of that time. The construction of the castle spread over a period of about 100 years and underwent significant changes over time. The palace was built by the great aristocratic family in Transylvania, Banffy family.

To visit the Banffy you have to pay a fee of 2 RON/ person.
At the entrance there is a parking space for cars.

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Trip: Cluj Napoca – Turda Gorges Route, Romania

Turda Gorges is a natural reservation since 1938 and it’s located at 33.9 kilometers from Cluj-Napoca, a distance that can be traveled by car in less than 40 minutes. Turda Gorges is included on UNESCO list, among the most important natural monument in the world. Here, archaeologists found remains of mammals of the Copper Age, Bronze Age and Iron Age.


For the nature enthusiasts who visit Cluj, the route Cluj – Turda Gorges can be a very nice way to spend a full day in the middle of beautiful nature scenery. From the city, the route follows the road DN60 to Turda. From here, it goes on DN1 (E81) immediately after leaving Turda towards Alba-Iulia. The route crosses the villages called Mihai Viteazu and Cheia, from where a paved road leads to the destination.


Turda Gorges is about 1270 m long and occurred as a result of eroding of river Hasdat in Jurassic limestone rock. The maximum height reached by the rocks is 250 m, offering tourists spectacular scenery.


Turda Gorges is located in North of Trascau Mountains, which are in the East side of Apuseni Mountains. This is just one of the other gorges of Trascau Mountains.


Turda Gorges’ points of interest are a number of almost 60 caves in the area, from which the longest one measures 120 m. These caves we used in the past as hiding places from the Tatar invasions. The most important caves are Bats Cave, Oven Cave, Calastur Cave, Big Castle Cave and Hill’s Cave.


Turda Gorges’ landscape consists of high and steep cliffs, rocky dales, sharp ridges, stone towers, arches etc. Flora and fauna of Cheile Turzii comprise over 1.000 species of plants and animals, some of them endangered. These include wild garlic, eagle rock, rock butterfly and many more.


The landscape is completed by Turda Gorges Cottage, located at 1385 m altitude. Built in 1935, the building has a medieval look that’s very attractive for tourists looking to feel closer to nature and history in this special area.


Turda Gorges, due to its beauty, can be included on the long list of Transylvania’s attractions that can be visited departing from Cluj-Napoca. Around this area, tourists can also choose to visit Turda Salt Mine, Potaissa Roman Camp or Felix Baths.


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