Cluj-Napoca is a treasure chest in Romania that has gained its place as an economic, cultural and innovation centre on a national and international level. Cluj is a multicultural environment that lures both tourists and expats being one of the most effervescent European cities.
Cluj’s effervescence goes beyond Transylvania, as the international press has been praising the city for it’s cultural, artistic and touristic appeal.
Still not convinced? Here are a few of those reasons that will convince you to come and visit Cluj:
A survey of the European Commission published in the Eurostat Yearbook Statistics 2014 in regard to welcoming foreigners with 91% of its locals having a positive perspective concerning the foreigners coming or living in the city
Cluj-Napoca is placed amongst the first 31 world destinations for investments in the field of information technology (IT), highlighting the key aspects which make it attractive: the specialists, the costs and the geographic position.
- If you are a medical student or just passionate about old remedies, there is a place that you cannot miss: the Pharmacy Museum. A visit to Cluj’s first pharmacy will introduce you to the 16th to 19th century medicine when mummy dust was one of the main cures for diseases. Moreover, you can learn how to prepare a love potion, an age-old aphrodisiac.
- The Biggest Polyvalent Hall in the South Eastern Europe
Opened in 2014, the Polyvalent Hall is the biggest and most modern of its kind in southeastern Europe. It can house more than 7,000 guests for sporting events and around 10,000 for a concert. Since its opening, James Blunt, Julio Iglesias, Eros Ramazzotti, Lara Fabian and Modern Talking have held concerts in the Polyvalent Hall. In 2017, the European Gymnastics Championship and the FIBA EuroBasket 2017 took place inside.