Cluj-Napoca is built on the site of a Roman municipality, located on one of the main European routes, from Vienna to Bucharest. Located in a hilly area, the city spreads around the Someș River towards the surrounding hills.
The unofficial capital of Transylvania, the 2000-year-old Cluj-Napoca is one of the most vibrant cities in Romania. With a population of around 4000,000 people, out of which around 100,000 are college students, the city is bursting with energy the year round.
the architecture in the city centre is reminiscent of the old Austro-Hungarian Empire, while elements of modernism have now been added to give the city a modern, exciting feeling. The multi-ethnic and multi-cultural aspect can be traced almost anywhere; it is truly a place to express yourself.
There are lots of museums, parks, sport facilities and an internationally acclaimed Botanical Garden. Not to mention the caountless cafes, restaurants, clubs and discos where one can have a great time, be it day or night. Dynamism and friendliness characterize everyday life. Opportunities to build a career, to start your own business, to enrich your knowledge or just to have a good time are within everyone’s reach.
Numerous public figures, renowned pofessors and scientists, artists and athletes as well as businesspersons have started their careers here. Their prized achievements stand proof to the city’s cultural values and intrepid spirit.
Cluj-Napoca is truly a place where things are happening.