National Art Museum
The Pharmacy History Collection
This tiny museum near the main square can be hit or miss, depending on whether there's an English-speaking guide on hand. Tours are led...
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...
Flying Circus Pub
The best of a number of student-oriented dance clubs scattered around the centre. They open at 5pm, but don't expect anything to happen...
Based at the Hotel Agape, rustically painted wooden walls and finely carved furniture complement a menu spanning goulash, schnitzel,...
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National Art Museum information
Admittedly a sleepy affair, the museum houses mainly Romanian works from the 19th and 20th centuries -- though there are several excellent pieces by Romanian impressionist and war painter Nicolae Grigorescu. The highlight is the setting: the baroque town palace of the noble Bánffy family, which hosted Habsburg Emperor Franz Joseph I on two occasions, in 1852 and 1887.