National Art Museum
Tours are led by a hilarious pharmacist in a white lab coat, who points like a game-show model towards (seemingly ho-hum) glass cases of...
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...
Smoky and divey, the shadows are occasionally glowing with trippy murals, the remaining walls clad in bamboo.
Based at the Hotel Agape, rustically painted wooden walls and finely carved furniture complement a menu spanning goulash, schnitzel,...
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Lonely Planet review
On the eastern side of Piaţa Unirii is the National Art Museum, housed inside the baroque Banffy Palace (1791). The couple of dozen rooms are filled with paintings and artefacts, including a 16th-century church altar and many 20th-century paintings. The inner courtyard (free entry) sometimes stages outdoor shows, as do the ground-floor halls.