Photographer's Note

When I framed this in camera the flags were vertical and the Roman Catholic Assumption cathedral from the 14th century at left was leaning heavily to the right. I tried correcting it a bit in photoshop as the cathedral and the Statue of Avram Iancu atop the obelisk now seem more important.

"The Statue of Avram Iancu is located on stone blocks that symbolize the rocks of the Apuseni Mountains. The statue is encircled by a fountain. Avram Iancu was a Transylvanian lawyer, one of the leaders of the 1848–1849 revolt in Transylvania. Being the leader of an army in collaboration with the Austrian military authorities, he organized the defense of the Apuseni Mountains and resisted numerous attacks by Hungarian revolutionary groups."


The "alpenhorns" look like baseball bats and the statue is nicknamed the Cluj baseball player. Neither locals nor tourists are impressed with the statue or sculpture which dates from the early 90's. But behind me here is the National Theatre Building which is lovely. At right is the Orthodox Theological Seminary Cluj-Napoca, another stylish building.


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Additional Photos by Chris Jules (ChrisJ) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 16722 W: 1065 N: 36229] (166040)
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