TripAdvisor Reviews Grand Master Cluj-Napoca
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... forms of transport & partly finished villas are everywhere to be seen. These are surely a sign of an absent workforce who send money back home. Building projects happen as & when..
* We drive into the hills known as Transylvania. It is a wonderfully rural route. We see many more horse & carts. Farmers & their families are busy in the fields getting the hay ready. There ...
... pull out window T.T. I didn't realize this until towards the end of the train ride; better late than never!
The hotel is pretty close to the train station, but the neighborhood is extremely sketchy. There is a corner where kids wait and approach asking for money. They look about 5-7 years old.
Checking in was pretty straight forward. Air conditioning cost extra, so we plan to just sleep without sheets.
-- Ryan L.
... also was cash only (though they said in the next few weeks they would start accepting VISA payments).
We passed by a few religious buildings, the town theater, the city’s central square, and a memorial. The main part of Cluj-Napoca is relatively small and we walked around most of the town within the afternoon. We stopped by McDonalds to get a meal because it comes with a free World Cup Coca-Cola souvenir glass =).
-- Ryan L.
... Thursday 3rd - this morning we went with Cata into town while he did some errands we checked out a few outdoor gear shops. They went to work in the arvo, so we got domesticated and did some washing and went into town for arvo tea. We had a look around town and exchanged some money. Tonight we went to booha to meet up with a group of Rovi and Cata's friends. We had beers and pizza, inhaled enough second hand cigarette smoke to last us a life time! Really ...
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