Cluj-Napoca, a city in northwestern Romania, is the unofficial capital of the Transylvania region. It's home to universities, vibrant nightlife, and landmarks dating to Saxon, Hungarian and event Roman rule.
What to see?
Surrounding its central square, Piața Unirii, is the Gothic-style St. Michael's Church and the dramatic Matthias Corvinus Statue of the 15th-century king. The baroque-era Bánffy Palace is now a museum showcasing Romanian art.
„Alexandru Borza” Botanical Garden (42 Republicii Street) – Being a national museum, the garden was founded in 1872, having an initial surface of 4.3 ha.
The Central Park. Creating the Central Park had been one of the first initiatives of urban remodeling of the city at the end of the 19th century. Its purpose had been the creation of a leisure spot in the close proximity of the city center.
For more attractions check out the Visit Cluj-Napoca website.
The currency of Romania is leu. Almost every shop accept credit cards and there are a lot of cash machines around the city.
The Cluj-Napoca airport is around 8km from the conference location and 10km from the city center. You can travel to location via bus or via taxi which is cheap enough in the city. For more information check the transport opportunities.