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Banffy castle in Bonchida (Bontida) is being restored. Please note that the restauration als serves as a training ground for young restaurators.
Since I have last been here (five years ago) progress has clearly been made, but it is slow!
We are a group of friends who city break across Europe and always visit the local art museums. This is one of the most disappointing. Building is impressive though a bit grubby at present and most is off limits.
Gallery space upstairs is good in...More
Bánffy Palace, which now houses the Museum of Art , is a special architectural beauty of the city of Cluj. The noble Hungarian family Banffy, Dionisie Bánffy with his son Gheorghe Bánffy, one of the most well known families in Transylvania, were the ones who...More
Nice building in the best looking square of the city.
Went there yesterday without really knowing what we were going to find on the inside. Had a few expositions which were alright. Some Romanian painting and some sculptures.
Actually liked them both.
PS there was...More
We have visited the palace many times, during our stay in Cluj. It is currently the home of the Art museum which is a must see. There is also a mineral expo on in the basement room, which is also a must, many gems for...More
Banffy is an interesting palace with a tremendous history. It is a shame that it is literally crumbling away. Today part of it is an art museum which deserves higher than my overall rating. But the palace could be put to so much better use...More