Turda Salt Mine

Turda Salt Mine is located in the Durgau-Salt Valley area in Cluj.

This salt mine is probably the most popular destination among tourists visiting Turda. Turda Salt Mine dates back to Romans times and it was one of the main reasons why Turda has grown so rapidly after the Romans left Dacia.

Salina Turda la 1874

History

Continue reading

The Cluj-Napoca Botanical Garden

The Cluj-Napoca Botanical Garden

The Cluj-Napoca Botanical Garden is a scientific, didactic and educational institution and it is subordinate to the Babes-Bolyai University. In 1920 professor Alexandru Borza has founded this prestigious institution. On a surface of 14 hectares perfect for growing and developing plants, one can find here over 10 000 beautiful species from different continents.

Craciunita gradina botanica

The Cluj-Napoca Botanical Garden is divided into several sections such as ornamental, phytogeographic, systematic, economic and medicinal.

Continue reading

Cluj Central Park – Chios Lake

Cluj Central Park, Chios Lake

100_2332

If you go to Central Park in Cluj, the main attraction may be next to it: the playground between the park and Cluj Arena. You may also find there “Farcas fun parc” with “bumper cars”, carousels and trains. If you want a ride on the swan or with the hidrobicycle on the Chios Lake, the price is 10 lei for an adult and 5 lei for a child.

Continue reading