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Introducing Cluj

Cluj, among the Top 3 fastest growing economies in the EU

COST OF LIVING

CLUJ VS. LONDON / PRICE COMPARISON
  • Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant (3.70 £ vs. 15.00 £)
  • Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course (15.19 £ vs. 54.00 £)
  • McMeal at McDonalds or Equivalent Combo Meal (3.42 £ vs. 5.00 £)
  • Domestic Beer, 0.5 liter draught (0.95 £ vs. 4.00 £)
  • Imported Beer, 0.33 liter bottle (1.33 £ vs. 4.00 £)
  • Cappuccino, regular (1.09 £ vs. 2.61 £)
  • Coke/Pepsi, 0.33 liter bottle (0.85 £ vs. 1.15 £)
  • Water, 0.33 liter bottle (0.67 £ vs. 0.94 £).
  • Milk, regular, 1 liter (0.77 £ vs. 0.92 £)
  • Loaf of Fresh White Bread, 500g (0.46 £ vs. 0.99 £)
  • Rice, white, 1kg (0.78 £ vs. 1.46 £)
  • Eggs, 12 (1.35 £ vs. 2.19 £)
  • Local Cheese, 1kg (5.00 £ vs. 5.82 £)
  • Chicken Breasts, Boneless, Skinless, 1kg (3.37 vs. £6.76 £)
  • Beef Round, 1kg, or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat (5.57 £ vs. 9.13 £)
  • Apples, 1kg (0.64 £ vs. 1.89 £)
  • Banana, 1kg (0.95 £ vs. 1.04 £)
  • Oranges, 1kg (0.81 £ vs. 1.88 £)
  • Tomato, 1kg (0.89 £ vs. 1.92 £)
  • Potato, 1kg (0.38 £ vs. 1.21 £)
  • Onion 1kg (0.41 £ vs. 1.03 £)
  • Lettuce, 1 head (0.50 £ vs. 0.75 £)
  • Water, 1.5 liter bottle (0.47 £ vs. 0.89 £)
  • Bottle of Wine, Mid-Range (3.80 £ vs. 8.00 £)
  • Domestic Beer, 0.5 liter bottle (0.58 £ vs. 1.57 £)
  • Imported Beer, 0.33 liter bottle (0.85 £ vs. 1.76 £)
  • Pack of Cigarettes, Marlboro (2.94 £ vs. 9.00 £).
  • One-way Ticket, Local Transport (0.38 £ vs. 2.50 £)
  • Monthly Pass, Regular Price (11.39 £ vs. 130.00 £)
  • Taxi Start, Normal Tariff (0.43 £ vs. 3.00 £)
  • Taxi 1km, Normal Tariff (0.43 £ vs. 3.11 £),
  • Taxi 1hour Waiting, Normal Tariff (4.27 £ vs. 47.10 £)
  • Gasoline, 1 liter (0.98 £ vs. 1.11 £)
  • Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline Or Equivalent New Car (14,053.46 £ vs. 18,000.00 £)
  • Basic – Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage – for 85m2 Apartment (80.33 £ vs. 149.84 £)
  • 1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local, No Discounts or Plans (0.12 £ vs. 0.16 £)
  • Internet, 10 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL (5.92 £ vs. 24.19 £)
  • Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult (21.40 £ vs. 47.80 £)
  • Tennis Court Rent, 1 Hour on Weekend (7.81 £ vs. 11.76 £)
  • Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat (3.80 £ vs. 12.00 £)
  • 1 Pair of Jeans, Levis 501 Or Similar (36.47 £ vs. 64.26 £)
  • 1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store, Zara, H&M (26.63 £ vs. 32.11 £)
  • 1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes, Mid-Range (51.57 £ vs. 64.61 £)
  • 1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes (59.81 £ vs. 76.60 £)
  • Apartment, 1 bedroom, in City Centre (251.22 £ vs. 1,674.84 £)
  • Apartment, 1 bedroom, Outside of Centre (181.62 £ vs. 1,164.52 £)
  • Apartment, 3 bedrooms, in City Centre (430.24 £ vs. 3,308.44 £)
  • Apartment, 3 bedrooms, Outside of Centre (303.47 £ vs. 1,926.98 £)
  • Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre (1,122.53 £ vs. 16,953.47 £)
  • Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre (868.90 £ vs. 8,077.21 £)
  • Average Monthly Disposable Salary, Net After Tax (411.18 £ vs. 2,030.56 £)
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YOUR TRIP TO CLUJ

Cluj is big on charm and in no time you'll be infected by it; boulevards, baroque architecture, bohemian cafe society, and back streets animated with bon viveurs and subterranean bars.
If you plan to visit Cluj, this guide will help you find out where to stay, where to eat, places to see.
The official tourist guide for Cluj, created by the tourist board of the City of Cluj-Napoca.
Getting there and around, tips about restaurants, bars, and accomodation.
A list of 25 reasons to visit the city, emphasizing the mysterious, the bohemian, modern and archaic side of Cluj.
Reveals the love story between Transylvania and its most famous (unofficial) ambassador, Prince Charles.
Talks about the picturesque and unique landscapes of Transylvania, its beautiful citadels and the land history.

FLY TO CLUJ

WIZZAIR

Direct low-cost flights to Cluj from London (Luton), Sheffield (Doncaster) and 28 other cities

BLUEAIR

Direct low-cost flights to Cluj from Birmingham, Liverpool and other cities.

CLUJ AIRPORT

1,5 million passengers and direct flights to 35 destinations

INTERNATIONAL SCHOOLS IN CLUJ

ROYAL SCHOOL IN TRANSYLVANIA

Contact Andrea Anton:  andreea.anton@royalschool.ro  |  +40 364 805 802

TRANSYLVANIA COLLEGE

Contact Anca Rusu: anca.rusu@transylvania-college.ro  |  +40 724 047 566

PRIVATE HEALTHCARE IN CLUJ

POLARIS HOSPITAL

Contact: office@polarismedical.ro  | +40 364 805 802

MEDICOVER

Contact Rares Gavrilescu: rares.gavrilescu@medicover.ro  |  +40 752 104 938

REGINA MARIA

Contact: office.cluj@reginamaria.ro  |  +40 372 548 701

MEDLIFE

Contact: internationaldesk@medlife.ro  |  +40 264 960

SHOPPING IN CLUJ

Iulius Mall

448,820 SQ FT, 200 STORES, HYPERMARKET, 36 RESTAURANTS, CINEMA, SWIMMING POOL, PLAYGROUND

Vivo! Cluj-Napoca

676,880 SQ FT, 200 STORES, HYPERMARKET, 32 RESTAURANTS, CINEMA, FITNESS

Platinia Shopping Center

42,651 SQ FT,  STORES, SUPERMARKET,  RESTAURANTS, COFFE SHOP

AROUND CLUJ

Tarnita Lake

REAL ESTATE AGENCIES IN CLUJ

WELT IMOBILIARE

Contact: office@weltimobiliare.ro |  +40 752 223 266

EDIL IMOBILIARE

Contact: office@edil.ro  |  +40 721 290 522

RBC IMOBILIARE

Contact: office@rbcimobiliare.ro  |  +40 757 129 791

NAPOCA IMOBILIARE

Contact:  office@napocaimobiliare.ro  |  +40 786 111 444

OTHER USEFUL CONTACTS IN CLUJ

BRITISH ROMANIAN CHAMBER OF COMMERCE

The British Romanian Chamber of Commerce is the premier business-led organisation promoting bilateral trade and investment between the United Kingdom and Romania.

Contact: shajjad.rizvi@brcconline.eu  |  +40 744 873 340

NETHERLANDS ROMANIAN CHAMBER OF COMMERCE

Since 2006, The Netherlands Romanian Chamber of Commerce (NRCC) supports and promotes the Dutch-Romanian business community. The NRCC does that this by creating business opportunities within its active community of members, having a close contact with Embassy of The Netherlands in Romania and acting as a consultation partner between the business sector and the Romanian Government.

Contact: info@nrcc.ro

THE ROMANIAN-SWEDISH CHAMBER OF COMMERCE

Contact: +40 731 474 258

ENTERPRISE BUSINESS NETWORK

The Enterprise Europe Network is the world’s largest support network for small and medium sized businesses (SMEs) with international ambitions. It has 3,000 experts across 600 member organisations in more than 60 countries. Member organisations include chambers of commerce and industry, technology centres, and research institutes.

Contact: secretariat@nord-vest.ro | +40 264 431 550