Why You Should Visit Cluj Napoca
As one of Romania’s most popular cities, Cluj Napoca is a beautiful and historic place also offering much more for the modern visitor with its vibrant cultural scene and busy nightlife spots. The city is best known for its many world-class cultural institutions like the Lucian Blaga National Theatre and the Hungarian State Theatre of Cluj showcasing many prestigious concerts and performances, while there are also many art galleries in the city exhibiting both classic and modern work. Within the city you can stumble upon some stunning works of architecture like the Palace of Justice and the 14th century St Michael’s Church, while in the evenings the city center comes alive with its many bars and nightclubs.
Arriving In Cluj Napoca
Cluj International Airport is the main airport serving Cluj Napoca situated just under 10 km outside of the city. The airport is the second busiest in Romania and is set within a single passenger terminal. Once you have arrived at the airport there are plenty of ways to travel into the city including by public transport or taxi. Inside the airport you will find a variety of dining and drinking establishments alongside retail and duty-free shopping, while you can also connect to the airport’s free Wi-Fi network during your stay.
If you are looking to travel from the UAE to Cluj Napoca you will be able to make the journey out of Dubai. Currently the only airline flying from the UAE to Cluj Napoca is Wizz Air, with all flights departing from Al Maktoum International Airport, the secondary airport serving Dubai.
Cluj Napoca Travel Information
UAE nationals looking to travel to Romania will be able to enter the country for up to 90 days without a visa as Romania is a part of the Schengen Area. In Cluj Napoca the weather can drop below freezing between December and February so make sure you pack the right clothing, although temperatures soon heat up over the summer with average highs of around 26 degrees. There are plenty of car rental agencies available at the airport, so you can easily rent your own vehicle as soon as you have landed.
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