Bánffy Palace

Local namePalatul Bánffy
LocationCluj-Napoca, Romania

Bánffy Castle is a baroque building of the 18th century in Cluj-Napoca, designed by the German architect Johann Eberhard Blaumann. Built between 1774 and 1775 it is considered the most representative for the baroque style of Transylvania. The first owner of the palace was the Hungarian duke György Bánffy, the governor of Transylvania.

Francis II, Holy Roman Emperor and his wife Caroline Augusta of Bavaria were hosted in the palace during their visit in Kolozsvár, between 18 and 27 August 1817. This was the first occasion when a ruler from the Habsburg family visited the city. Franz Joseph I of Austria was also the guest of the palace between 2-4.

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More information and contact

Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cluj-Napoca_Bánffy_Palace

Official Website http://www.macluj.ro/

Email macn@cluj.astral.ro

Phone +4-0264-596952;+4-0264-596953

Address Piața Unirii 30, 400098 Cluj-Napoca, RO

Coordinates 46°46'14.215" N 23°35'26.368" E

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