Targ de craciun Christmas Market

You might not have been to the Iris neighborhood unless you live there.  North of the river Somes, North even of the train station, you will find the Piața Karl Liebknecht.

There is a mini Christmas market in the Karl Liebknecht square, a trial from 6 December to 11 December.

Here is the important part, the market does not start until 4 pm.  A lot of newspapers left that out.  If you go around 2pm, only one stall is open.

Many newspapers had photos of the wrong Christmas market, the one in central Cluj, but fortunately, Monitorul had photos of the correct market.

It is a small community market, interesting for locals.  From central Cluj however, a few of the roads are currently blocked.  If you really want to see it, we suggest going to the train station and taking the tram.  If you attempt to walk, bike, or scoot there, you might take an hour longer than your maps app tells you.

Cum arată mini târgul de Crăciun din cartierul Iris? Fotografii inedite de la deschidere (monitorulcj.ro)


2 thoughts on “Mini Christmas market in Northern Cluj”
  1. Reminds me of the small Christmas markets back home. The pictures from the Monitor look like it is a lovely place for residents.

    1. Indeed it looks like a nice local small-town market. Not designed to attract tourists, but a place where young children can have fun and where you can find a gift or two. For most city folk, the noisy city center market has more choices. But it is good for the people of Iris to have somewhere they can walk to.

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