The region between Huedin and Cluj, known by Hungarians as Kalotaszeg, is one of the most peculiar regions in Transylvania.
This is a special place where Hungarian culture remained intact.
The region of Kalotaszeg
The region between Huedin and Cluj, known by Hungarians as Kalotaszeg, is one of the most peculiar regions in Transylvania. Inhabited by Hungarians, it can raise interest from geographical, historical and especially ethnographical point of view. This is a special place where Hungarian culture remained intact. The area includes 42 villages.
Folk costumes, embroidery, wood carving
Touristic attractions of the wider region
– The Vlădeasa top- 1836 m
– The Răchiţele Waterfalls and the Stanciu gorges
– The Padiş karst zone – with stalagmite caves, ice caves, the Galbena valley and the Wonder Castle
– The accumulation lakes of Beliş, Tarniţa and Floroiu
– The source of the river Crişul Repede
– The Weselényi palace and botanical garden of Jibou
– The Dragons’ Garden of Gâlgău Almaşului
– The Turda gorges and salt mine museum
– The Hungarian reformed churches from the XIIIth century of Mănăstireni, Văleni, Huedin
– Orthodox wooden churches of Tranişu, Fildu de Sus and Bucea
– Medieval castels and fortresses of Bologa, Almaş
– Cluj, the capital of Transylvania
– – The house of the famous Hungarian writer , Kós Károly- Stana
– The Octavian Goga- Ady Endre museum of Ciucea
– The watermill and whirlpool of Bologa