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Address: Strada Kogalniceanu Mihail, Cluj-Napoca 400084, Romania

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We thought it would be bigger

St George killing the dragon can be seen on Mihail Kogalniceanu, in front of the renovated reformed church. It is actually quite small, however nice to visit during a walk. This... read more

Reviewed 25 February 2017
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Reviewed 25 February 2017

St George killing the dragon can be seen on Mihail Kogalniceanu, in front of the renovated reformed church. It is actually quite small, however nice to visit during a walk. This is one of many attractions to see on this street, ie, reformed church, teleki palace and the Babes Bolyai University.

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Cluj-Napoca, Romania
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Reviewed 5 January 2017

You can see a perfect copy of the original statue from Hradciani Castle from Prague....but the original was made here in Cluj few weeks ago ...in 1373 :-) ...the sculptors (Martin & George) were locals...

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Thank Csabaclujanu
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Reviewed 27 December 2016

There usually are fairs or cultural activities, concerts or markets open around the statue. The Christmas fair is own here every year in December, there are live carol concerts and plenty of stalls from which you can sample delicious cakes, mulled wine, local cuisine. You can also buy plenty of presents if you're into handmade or local stuff.

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Thank Meda O
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Reviewed 15 November 2016

It is an 18th century copy of the Prague original. The sculptors of the original state where born in Cluj-Napoca

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Thank Victor S
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 354 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 September 2016

Statue of Saint George killing the dragon represented, is a copy of the Statue of St. George in Prague. The statue is locate in the small square in front of the Calvin Reformed Church on Kogalniceanu street.

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Thank carmen u
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Reviewed 12 August 2016 via mobile

It's just a normal statue, nothing special to appreciate about it, but if you're Asian, maybe you can take some pictures

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Belgrade, Serbia
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Reviewed 12 July 2016

Try to find it in a map. because it is near center and you need to walk in small streets. For people who love history like me will be interesting)

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Thank Evgeniya I
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 May 2016

UNESCO took this statue into the world patrimony. It`s a marvelous sculpture that is really worth checking out.

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Hammerfest, Norway
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Reviewed 29 March 2016

This small statue in almost in the end of the Kogalniceanu street, right in front of the church. Beautiful walk and beautiful piece of art.

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Cluj-Napoca, Romania
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Reviewed 24 March 2016

Actually, this is a copy given more than a century ago to the city of Cluj by the Czech authorities, since the original (found in the Castle of Prague) is believed to have been forged by two smiths from Cluj. The statue is definitely a must see when in Cluj, as it is situated near the beautiful Unitarian Church, on... More 

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