Ethnographic Museum of Transylvania
Birthplace of Matthias Corvinus
A block south of the National History Museum is the politically charged birthplace of Matthias Corvinus, a 15th-century Hungarian king.
St Michael’s Church
The vast 14th-century St Michael’s Church dominates Piaţa Unirii. The neo-Gothic tower (1859) topping the Gothic hall church creates a...
Statue of Matthias Corvinus
Flanking St Michael’s Church to the south is the bulky 1902 equestrian statue of Matthias Corvinus, the famous Hungarian king and son of...
Its outside terrace might look innocent enough but descend the stairway into the Sadean darkness and a dungeonlike interior awaits,...
This smart, fresh buffet restaurant is a handy fast-food joint and has lasagne, slightly limp salads, cutlets and grilled chicken (which...
Ethnographic Museum of Transylvania information
Lonely Planet review
Freshly renovated, the Ethnographic Museum of Transylvania has two floors of well-presented displays featuring tools, weapons, hand crafts, toys and household items with detailed descriptions in English. It also runs the open-air Ethnographic Museum (9am to 5pm Tuesday to Sunday, closed Apr), with 14 traditional buildings; take bus 26, 27 and 28 to Hoia forest from the train station or bus 30 from the centre.