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Cluj-Napoca: 2.5-Hour Guided Walking Tour

1. Cluj-Napoca: 2.5-Hour Guided Walking Tour

Enjoy a lengthy 2.5-hour walking tour through the fascinating city of Cluj-Napoca, know as Cluj for short. Visit the birth house of Matthias Corvinus, Hungary's most renowned 15th-century king, and learn fascinating stories about his life, as well as the importance of wine in the region. Continue the tour to the large Union Square to admire the classic Gothic style of the 14th-century St. Michael's Church, and the large equestrian statue of Corvinus that rests in front of it. Continue walking until you arrive at the "Street of the Intellectuals," famous for its many educational institutions, including the Babes-Bolyai University. As you walk, learn from your knowledgeable guide about the fate of the witches living in Cluj in the Middle Ages, and the formation of the Guilds. Walk past the remains of the city's defensive walls and arrive at a newer part of the old city, named the Avram Iancu Square. Admire the Orthodox Cathedral that rests here, built in the 1930s, as well as the National Theater, built in 1906 by a team of Viennese architects.

Cluj: Medieval City Exploration Game

2. Cluj: Medieval City Exploration Game

Go on a quest around Cluj by solving clues that will unlock stories and cool locations. Along the way, find fascinating stories of the legendary King Matthias Corvinus. Discover hidden secrets about people who lived, partied, and fought in the city. See amazing architecture, and reach a fantastic spot for a panoramic view of the city. After you buy the quest, you will receive an access code that you can use in the app. It will take you from 1.5 to 2 hours to complete, but there's no time limit, you can finish it at your own pace. The total length is about 3.5 km. You won't need a guide, just download the app, go to the starting point and begin the adventure. If you are a large group, one person can purchase access for the entire group by selecting the number of people in the group. All group members will be able to play the city game on their smartphone. Alternatively, each person can purchase their own ticket. You can play as a group and solve the clues together as you walk, or you can split into smaller groups/teams and compete against the others. Each person can also play on their own, separate from the group, and meet the group at the end.

Cluj-Napoca Walking City Tour

3. Cluj-Napoca Walking City Tour

You will meet your guide to kick off the tour in the largest city in Transylvania, also known as the hub of IT and academic universities and institutions. Its full name is Cluj-Napoca, reminiscent of the Roman colony that settled in the second century A.D. The Baroque-style architecture of the main attractions, mostly clustered around Union Square in the heart of the city, contribute to the bohemian atmosphere of Cluj. The first stop will be at the Gothic Cathedral of St. Michael. You will see its impressive spire towering 262 feet high, which dominates the downtown market. Next, you will see the Banffy Palace, home to the National Art Museum, and then you will head to the Old Town Hall and the "Mirror Street", where the buildings situated on the right are the reflection of the ones on the left side. At the end of the street, you can admire the Orthodox Metropolitan Cathedral and the National Theatre from the outside. Don't miss this refreshing, inspiring tour!

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What people are saying about Cluj County

My guide, Cristian, was very personable and knowledgeable about the history and architecture of Cluj, the region of Transylvania, and his country Romania. His stories were intriguing about the various buildings, and this special part of Eastern Europe. History certainly repeats itself and you can find out how Medieval through 20 th century politicians and the aristocracy figured inventive ways of getting what they wanted done.

Knowledgeable guide with very approachable attitude. Excellent English. Thank you very much.

Guide Geta was super nice and was quite knowledgeable. Really recommend her

Excelent tour in a superb city with a very knowledgeable and nice guide

My tour guide was knowledgeable friendly and had some funny stories