The Franciscan Church – Cluj-Napoca



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The Franciscan Church – Cluj-Napoca

At the origins of the actual monastery site, liesthe oldes catholic church in the town. It is dated back to the 11-12th century and was destroyed during an invasion in the 1241.  After few years, between 1260 and 1290 was the actual church built in the tardo-roman style.
Initialy they thought that it was a small parish ocuppied by the Benedettini monarchs until the end fo 1390, then s successively it was extended and built in the gothic style. A monstary was attached to it with the support of Ioan de Hunedoara governor.
Until the end of 1557 until Isabella of Hungary was alive it was transformed into a school. In 1728 the franciscans held an importan restauration campaign, but this time in the baroc style.

Travel guide :

» Botanical Garden

» The memorial house of Emil Isac

Culture of Cluj:

» Romanian Opera and National Theatre of Cluj-Napoca

» Transylvania State Philharmonic Orchestra

» County Library "Octavian Goga"

Monuments and buildings:

» "Sfântul Mihail " Church

» Reformed Church

» The Orthodox Metropolitan Cathedral of Cluj

» The Calvaria Roman Catholic Church

» The Franciscan Church

» The house and The Statue of Matei Corvin

» The Banffy Palace

» The Bastion

The Gallerz of Art :

» The National Museum of Art

» The History National Museum of Transylvania

» The Ethnographic Museum of Transylvania - with more then 80 years, it`s the largest in Romania

» The Speleologist Museum "Emil Racovita" - the only muzeum dedicated to the memory of the main speleologist of Romania