Situated in the „heart” of Transylvania, Cluj-Napoca is an emblematic settlement for the region. It is the second most populous city in Romania, after the capital Bucharest. The city spreads out from St. Michael’s Church in Unirii Square, built in the 14th century and named after the Archangel Michael, the patron of Cluj-Napoca. It is one of the most important academic, cultural, industrial, and business centres in Romania. Among other institutions, it hosts the country’s largest university, Babeş-Bolyai University, with its famous botanical garden.
- The currency in Romania is the LEU (RON). 1 euro ~ 4 RON
- There are a lot of exchange offices (“Schimb valutar”/”Exchange”) and ATMs all over the city. Do not go to the people offering to exchange money in the street.
- The country code for Romania is 40.