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Memorial Matthias Corvinus House

6, Matthias Corvinus Street, Cluj-Napoca, Romania
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This Wonderful Historic Building is Now a School

I would have loved to explore this historic house, but as it is I trespassed during class break and... read more

Reviewed 10 November 2017
Marian S
Lost opportunity

It's a pity that such an important historical building it is presented in such a poor way: no story... read more

Reviewed 7 September 2017
Bucharest, Romania
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6, Matthias Corvinus Street, Cluj-Napoca, Romania
6, Matthias Corvinus Street, Cluj-Napoca, Romania
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Reviewed 10 November 2017

I would have loved to explore this historic house, but as it is I trespassed during class break and slipped in among the teenaged students to have a peek. It is a beautiful place with a rather grand ground floor lobby and garden in the...More

Thank Marian S
Reviewed 7 September 2017

It's a pity that such an important historical building it is presented in such a poor way: no story of the building on site, only a small part of the building opened to visitors and even this has been transformed into an exhibition of modern...More

Thank Dana_Romania_10
Reviewed 19 August 2017

Birthplace of the 15th century Hungarian king. You can see that there were 3 houses which were combined in to one as the Matthias House was exempted from paying taxes. Currently houses the library of the Cluj University Faculty of Art. Interesting from a historical...More

Thank chitownsam
Reviewed 23 May 2017

The house itself it`s not impressive from the outside. Once entered you will find yourself in a different world. Travelling back in time, it will show you how once people lived and how a rulers house looked like.

Thank Emil Cristian H
Reviewed 27 February 2017

During our free walking tour we got to hear many interesting story's of Cluj's past. The most interesting tale concerned this house, the birth place of Hungarian king, Matthias Corvinus, who the house is named after. The story goes, his mother was travelling through the...More

Thank JnVSydney
Reviewed 6 July 2016

Inside the building the Art and Design University has its theoretical courses so it's not one of those museum houses. However it has historical and artistic relevance in itself, as a building, being the oldest building in the city and allowing people to form an...More

Thank pipi s
Reviewed 16 March 2016

This is the guesthouse in which Matei Corvin might have been born in 1443. In the last 150 years the house got a lot of attention and was heavily renovated and enhanced. So much of the stone work is recent. Right now the building functions...More

Thank George F
Reviewed 30 September 2015

First we just walked near it, we didn't really recognized, but we didn't even looked for it. Next day it was quite funny to realize that such a big king was born in that building. It was nice to see it.

Thank BBHostel
Reviewed 22 May 2015

A great place for history buffs. This house has seen many different eras of Cluj, as it is the oldest house in Cluj. A nice piece of history

Thank Chelsea S
Reviewed 3 August 2013

The oldest lay building in Cluj-Napoca, very well preserved. The place where Matthias Rex was born. Very important place for all the people from Cluj. Like an unofficial cultural center of Cluj. You must visit ti, is in the city center.

5  Thank RaduCostea
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2 July 2017|
Response from Emil Cristian H | Reviewed this property |
Hi there, the inside of the house is not open for public visiting , however the internal yard a a small room can be visited for free every day between 08:00 - 16:00 , local time. As you are in Cluj , you can ask the door... More