Saint Michael Church

Local nameBiserica Sfântul Mihail
LocationCluj-Napoca, Romania

The St. Michael's Church is a Gothic-style Roman Catholic church in Cluj-Napoca. It is the second largest church in the geographical region of Transylvania, Romania. The nave is 50 meters long and 24 meters wide, the apse is 20×10 m. The tower with its height of 76 meter is the highest one in Transylvania. The western portal is decorated with the three coats of arms of Sigismund as King of Hungary, as King of Bohemia and as Holy Roman Emperor.

The construction was begun probably in place of the Saint James Chapel. The financing of the church was partly done by the citizens, partly from the income of indulgences. The construction was completed between 1442-1447, the old tower was built between 1511-1545. The tower that stands today was erected in 1862.

Tags Place of WorshipRoman CatholicWheelchair AccessibleChristian
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Opening hours

Daily 10 am - 7 pm

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Address Piața Unirii, Cluj-Napoca, RO

Coordinates 46°46'11.815" N 23°35'22.255" E

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