Botanical Garden – Cluj-Napoca



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Botanical Garden – Cluj-Napoca

The Botanical Garden from Cluj-Napoca was founded in 1920 by professor Alexandru Borza and it occupies an 14 ha surface  wich provides the best in growing an impressionable plant collection from all around the world . (approx 10.000 species). The garden it`s divide in different sectors wich accommodate different plant species: medicinal plants, phytogeographic plants, ornamental plants and economic ones and systematic plants.


Some of the points underline:
- The ornamental sector contains dozens of plant species wich delight the visitors eye.

- Artistic Japanese garden: it`s organized in the traditional style of Niwa-no-gvo and includes specific characteristics of the Japan landscape.
- The greenhouse complex: it`s made out of 6 greenhouses in wich are grew plants from the hot climates of the globe (tropical and subtropical). The famous Giglio delle Amazzoni, palm trees and Australian, Mediterranean, fat plants, orchids and tropical felcs.

- The Sistematic Sector it is one of the most important secotr in the Botanical Garden, it`s an living botanical book in wich are classified plant species using different criterias.

- The Vegetable Garden is situated inside the Botanical Institute of the Geology and Biology faculty.

Travel guide :

» Botanical Garden

» The memorial house of Emil Isac

Culture of Cluj:

» Romanian Opera and National Theatre of Cluj-Napoca

» Transylvania State Philharmonic Orchestra

» County Library "Octavian Goga"

Monuments and buildings:

» "Sfântul Mihail " Church

» Reformed Church

» The Orthodox Metropolitan Cathedral of Cluj

» The Calvaria Roman Catholic Church

» The Franciscan Church

» The house and The Statue of Matei Corvin

» The Banffy Palace

» The Bastion

The Gallerz of Art :

» The National Museum of Art

» The History National Museum of Transylvania

» The Ethnographic Museum of Transylvania - with more then 80 years, it`s the largest in Romania

» The Speleologist Museum "Emil Racovita" - the only muzeum dedicated to the memory of the main speleologist of Romania