Matei Corvin House in Cluj Napoca is located on the street with the same name at number 6. Located in old city center, near the Museum Square, at the crossroads: Matei Corvin, Virgil Fulicea, Sextil Puscariu.
Matei Corvin Street was transformed into a pedestrian zone, where often are organised exhibitions with objects produced by traditional Romanian and Hungarian small craftsmen.
About Matei Corvin House-Cluj Napoca
Matei Corvin House or „Mehffy House” is a town building in the Gothic style of the fifteenth century (now University of Art and Design” Ion Andreescu “). In this house – inn of the town at that time – was born on the 23 of February 1443, Matthias Corvinus (Matei Corvin), son of the great ruler of Transylvania, Ioan of Hunedoara. Matei Corvin was the greatest king of Hungary (1458-1490), scholar, patron of the arts, wisdom and law, is mentioned today in songs and legends. In 1467, Matei Corvin exempted the owners of the house where he was born to pay taxes to the city, this privilege is reinforced by the kings and princes that have followed.