Matthias Corvinus House

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Matthias Corvinus House
Matei Corvin house Cluj-Napoca.jpg
General information
Architectural style Gothic
Town or city Cluj-Napoca
Country Romania
Construction started 15th century
Completed 15th century

The Matthias Corvinus House (Romanian: Casa Matei, Hungarian: Mátyás király szülőháza) is one of the oldest buildings in Cluj-Napoca, Transylvania, Romania. It was built in the 15th century, in the gothic style, as a small guesthouse. During its history, the house served as a jail, hospital, and museum; it is now home to a visual arts institute.

Matthias Corvinus (Hungarian: Hunyadi Mátyás, Romanian: Matia Corvin), son of John Hunyadi, later one of the most renowned Kings of Hungary, was born in this building on 23 February 1443.

The house has been owned by the The Design and Fine Arts University since 1950.

Coordinates: 46°46′16″N 23°35′14″E / 46.7712°N 23.5873°E / 46.7712; 23.5873