The unofficial capital of Transylvania, the 2000 years old Cluj-Napoca is one of the most vibrant cities in Romania. It is nowadays one of the most important academic, cultural, industrial and business centres in Romania. Located in a hilly area, the city spreads itself around the Somes river towards the surrounding hills. The architecture in the downtown is reminiscent of the old Austro-Hungarian Empire, while elements of modernism have now been added to give the city a modern, exciting feel. There are lots of museums, parks and a European renowned Botanical Garden that are sure to appeal even to the most demanding visitor. Not to mention the countless cafes, restaurants, clubs and discos where one can have a great time at any time of day or night.