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Banffy Palace

Piata Unirii 30, Cluj-Napoca 400098, Romania
+40 264 596 952
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Piata Unirii 30, Cluj-Napoca 400098, Romania
+40 264 596 952
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The castle is a masterpiece of architecture, unfortunately not very well preserved. The collection of paintings inside is impressive. Worth it if you are a fan of art museums.

Thank Ina G
Reviewed July 12, 2017 via mobile

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

Thank Steve W
Reviewed July 6, 2017

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

Thank adi035
Reviewed March 20, 2017

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

Thank andrezstar
Reviewed February 28, 2017

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

Thank JnVSydney
Reviewed December 7, 2016

Banffy Palace is considered the most important baroque building in Transilvania!Now is the host for the Art Musem . Nice to see if you visit the town.

Thank Andreea P
Reviewed October 19, 2016 via mobile

Nothing really special. Instead of coming here you should go visit the ethnographic village where you can have more cool experiences

Thank Konrad W
Reviewed April 26, 2016

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

2  Thank Barry D
Reviewed March 15, 2016

Architecturally, this place is awesome but it's a shame it's such in a poor condition. Also, inside you can find the Museum of Art that always has interesting exhibitions, both permanent and temporary.

Thank Claudia C
Reviewed February 27, 2016

Banffy Palace is considerând the most important baroque building in Transsylvania and in Romania ; the building began in 1774 and was siege of Duke of Banffy the governor of Transsylvania; it now houses the National Museum of Art which is the most important Museum...More

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