Top things to do

Mine in Turda

Salt Mine

The meadowlands and chalky hills surrounding Turda have a secret underworld: a salt mine so impressive, it could be a supervillain’s lair. Walking along 900m of cave corridors, zebra-striped with salt and dirt, you’…
Gorge in Turda

Turda Gorge

Precipitous Turda Gorge (Cheile Turzii) lies 8km west of town (as the crow flies), and it makes a stunning, if leg-stiffening, half-day hike. The canyon is nearly 3km long, with 300m-high walls sculpted in weathered…
Pizza in Turda

Alegria Centrale

A good stop for a coffee, pizza or salad; eat inside its Europop-blasted interior or, better still, outside on the Piaţa-facing terrace.
Museum in Turda

History Museum

Small regional history museum behind the Reform Church.