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Bonțida Bánffy Castle
... Bánffy Castle (or Bonţida Bánffy Castle) is an architectonic Baroque monument situated in Bonţida, a village in the vicinity of Cluj-Napoca, Romania ... It was owned by the Bánffy family (of which Miklós Bánffy was a member) ... The castle was desecrated during World War II by German troops and neglected by the communist regime in Romania it is currently being restored by the Transylvania Trust ...
Cluj-Napoca - Geography - Surroundings
... There are a large number of castles in the countryside surroundings, constructed by wealthy medieval families living in the city ... The most notable of them is the Bonţida Bánffy Castle—once known as "the Versailles of Transylvania"—in the nearby village of Bonţida, 32 kilometres (20 mi) from the city centre ... In 1963, the castle was used as a set for Liviu Ciulei's film Forest of the Hanged, which won an award at Cannes ...
List Of Castles In Romania - List By Historical Region - Transylvania (Transilvania)
... Alba County Bethlen-Haller Castle, Cetatea de Baltă Esterházy Castle, Şard Martinuzzi Castle, Vinţu de Jos Stremţ Castle, Stremţ Kemény Castle, Sâncrai Wesselenyi Castle ...

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