Cluj Napoca bucket list

Cluj Napoca, Romania

Have you already planned your trip to Romania’s Cluj-Napoca? Yes, then it’s time to get to know the city and its attractions and find out what you can do there to make your trip as unforgettable as possible. Cluj Napoca bucket list is made just for you – enjoy the city with us.

Explore Cluj-Napoca

Cluj-Napoca is less known as a tourist destination, and you may have never heard of it before. It is not because the city has nothing to give, but because it is still developing as a tourist destination. The capital of Transylvania, Cluj-Napoca, is a dynamic university city that boasts Gothic architecture and magical nature. 

Cluj-Napoca is less popular than other cities, so you will have your privacy any time of the year without attractions packed with tourists. The capital of Transylvania, Cluj-Napoca, is a dynamic university city that boasts Gothic architecture and magical nature. Think of Cluj-Napoca as your next destination, having the following itinerary in mind.

Things not to miss in Cluj-Napoca

  • Admire the most beautiful building in Cluj, the National Opera House, built by Austrian architects in the neo-baroque style.
  • Visit the Ethnographic Park to learn about the history and legends of Transylvania.
  • Walk around the Old Town to see Tailor’s Bastion and the Greco-Catholic Cathedral.
  • Find all the colors of nature in a 14-hectare botanical garden with over 11,000 species of plants.
  • The Pharmacy History Collection is one of the most iconic places in Cluj-Napoca with over 1800 pieces of medicine collected since the 1500s.
  • Dive into Transylvanian rural life in Romulus Vuia Ethnographic Park with Saxon churches, historic buildings, and pieces of traditional livelihoods.

Eat like a local in Cluj-Napoca

  • If you are a meat lover, Casa Boema will surprise you with its perfectly cooked duck with carrots and roasted vegetables.
  • Reserve your place in a fancy Eggcetera restaurant with picture-perfect and absolutely to-die-for dishes.
  • For authentic Romanian food, there is only one name, Hanul Dacilor, with big portions of traditional food at reasonable prices.
  • Bricks (M)eating Point is another paradise for meat lovers to taste exceptional food with wines and live music on an open terrace.
  • Enjoy a unique mix of Romanian, Italian, and French cultures in the Carrousel restaurant.

Where to stay in Cluj-Napoca

  • With a modern interior, an amazing combination of colors, and unique design solutions, the 5-star Hotel Platinia will make your stay perfect.
  • Enjoy the views of Someșul Mic from the window of your 4-star Hotel River Park, with a modern interior in pastels and warm tones.
  • An absolutely gorgeous place to stay and enjoy nature is the 3-star Black Wood Cabin, with ski-to-door access and a garden view.
  • Get maximum comfort for a minimum price in the Camera Tip economic Mozart hotel, close to the Transylvanian Museum of Ethnography.
  • Find a way to visit Sibiu for a day to enjoy the green parks and atmospheric alleys and stay in Hotel Anastasia.

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