"Turda" Turda by katalin

Turda Travel Guide: 18 reviews and 108 photos

The salt mining town was famous for its many outstanding historical event took place. The most important of the Roman Catholic Church held 1568th Parliament Act, which - declared the freedom of religion - the first in Europe.

Neither the Cluj Napoca city 30 kilometers from one side bounded by high mountains, it is almost defenseless against various attacks municipality's population in history has repeatedly become extinct. In such cases, the princes of Transylvania in other parts of the country were settled residents whose XVII. Century I Michael Apafi nobility donated.
Once a pure Hungarian city's population is now only 11% of the native Hungarian.

The city once stood into three parts - Old Turda, and New Turda Village Church - which has now been completely amalgamated.
At one end of today's main square is the Gothic and Baroque style, both private carrier Catholic Church, where the National Assembly was held in 1568's.
Old Turda park near the Protestant church to find the back of the house, Princes, princes from the country in which you were meeting.
The walled New Turda Protestant church in the main square is a bit further away.
The town is small Unitarian church across the Aries River.

The salt mine and salt-bath can be visited today.

  • Last visit to Turda: Jul 2013
  • Intro Updated Aug 3, 2013
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  • blueskyjohn's Profile Photo
    Aug 4, 2013 at 1:30 PM

    Hi Katalin! I enjoyed reading your Turda page. Salt Mine looks interesting.

    • katalin's Profile Photo
      Aug 5, 2013 at 1:29 AM

      Dear John,
      I'm glad you liked the photos! The Szarvas Brass Band perform at the salt mines each year.

  • balhannah's Profile Photo
    Jan 10, 2013 at 2:52 AM

    Would be something different for me to see.

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