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Huedin

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Huedin is a town in Transylvania, Romania, 46 km west of Cluj-Napoca. It is the gateway to the Apuseni Mountains region, which is fast becoming one of Romania's agrotourism and ecotourism hotspots. The town is fairly bland, even though there is a good country-style market, especially on weekends.

Get in[edit]

Huedin Reformed Church
Hungarian traditional costumes in Sâncraiu

By train[edit]

Train is the easiest way to access Huedin. All "Personal" (rural) trains stop at Huedin, as well as the majority of "Accelerat" (semi-fast) and "Rapid" (fast) trains. There are relatively frequent and convenient trains from Cluj-Napoca and Oradea, and one train per day from Bucharest. 1 Huedin station is just north of the city centre along Strada Gării.

Get around[edit]

  • Hitchhike. Hitchhiking will likely work for you when visiting villages in the region.

See[edit]

  • 1 Huedin Reformed Church (Biserica Reformată Huedin / Bánffyhunyadi Református Templom). A 13th-century church at the central crossroads of the town. The services are for the Calvinist community in Hungarian language. Reformed churches in the Călata region are not likely to be open for public and open their doors only for the Sunday service.
  • 2 Sâncraiu Reformed Church (Biserica Reformată Sâncraiu). The village Sâncraiu and its church is 10 km from Huedin. The best place to find well preserved local architecture and traditions. The village has 13 carpenter workshops still running. The church was built in the 13th century.

Do[edit]

Buy[edit]

Eat[edit]

At the Motel Montana.

Drink[edit]

Sleep[edit]

  • 1 Motel Montana, Protopop Aurel Munteanu 71 (beside the Petrom gas station), +40 745 642 504. The only real hotel in the town. Restaurant on premises. Doubles 90-120 lei, triples 135 lei.

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