Statue of Matthias Corvinus Cluj-Napoca

In front of the St. Michael’s Church is the equestrian statue of the Matthias Corvinus, erected in honour of the locally-born legendary king of Hungary. The masterpiece of the sculptor Fadrusz János was exposed in 1902. Advertisements

Araneus diadematus

The spider species Araneus diadematus is commonly called the European garden spider, diadem spider, cross spider and crowned orb weaver. It is sometimes called the pumpkin spider, although this name is also used for a different species, Araneus marmoreus. It is an orb-weaver spider found in Europe and North America.

Steam locomotive in Cluj-Napoca

A steam locomotive is a type of railway locomotive that produces its pulling power through a steam engine. These locomotives are fueled by burning combustible material – usually coal, wood, or oil – to produce steam in a boiler. The steam moves reciprocating pistons which are mechanically connected to the locomotive’s main wheels (drivers). Both…