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During the 11th century, King Ladislas the First (1077-1095), though obviously very young, built a fortified monastery in Oradea. Around this monastery grew a fortification, built out of earthen and stone walls with wooden watch towers.A poem written...

Bear's Cave was discovered in 1975 , at a marble quarry when was performed a dynamited in the area. It is one of the main sights of the Apuseni Mountains. It is located in Bihor County, near the Chiscau village at an altitude of 482 m.The interior is...

The Fortress of Ponor represents without any doubt, the most grandiose Romanian karst phenomenon, known and appreciated worldwide.The Fortress of Ponor  consist of three large rock cirques, located in a huge wooded valley, 300 m deep, its upper...

Impressive dimensions of Portal (16 m high and 10 m wide) and the interior, with large colonies of bats and speleothems captures the attention of visitors during visiting of cave.The cave is situated at an altitude of 397 m and has two levels of...

Crystal cave of mine Farcu.A part of the old mine was arranged in maximum safe, and now can be accessed. In one of the side galleries was organized a museum with items and equipment used by miners.Magnificent crystal formations can not be seen,...

Even if the waterfall from Crisul Repede Pass has been described since the end of the 19th century, the so called discovery of the cave happened in 1903. The cave has been explored by K. Handl and I. Czaran who were the first ant then, K. Handl, I....

The cave has a large portal (approx. 20 m height), a spacious gallery and a spacious shelter for prehistoric people, with natural light.Archaeological excavations have revealed a wealth of human activities since the Neolithic. In the path that...

Althought, the entire valley is only 9 km long, nearly half of it consists of very steep walls, that form a canyon. The Sighistel basin shelters more than 160 caves on only 15 km2, being the area with the highest number of endokarst forms per surface...

Vadu Crisului Waterfall, one-stage waterfall has a 9 m fall, which reaches into a carved limestone pool. Since 1955 the waterfall became a monument of nature.Contact and information:Address: Vadu Crisului, Bihor, RomaniaFrom Vadu Crisului you can...

Waterfall Saritoarea Iedutului is situated at an altitude of 700 m in the Apuseni Mountains. The waterfall has a length of 15 m in a single step.Contact and information:Address: Stana de Vale, Bihor, RomaniaFrom Stana de Vale follow the road 108j in...

Iadolina waterfall is situated at an altitude of 700 m, in the Apuseni Mountains. The waterfall consists of 3 steps, with a 10 m length.Contact and information:Address: It is situated between Remeti and Stana de Vale, Bihor, RomaniaFrom Remeti follow...

Moara Dracului Waterfall (Devil's Mill Waterfall) is located on the river with the same name on the western slope of the mountains Vladeasa near the top Buteasa and Lake Floroiu.With a height of 20-25m, two-stage waterfall is distinguished by beauty....

The Radeasa Fortress cave is located at the spring of the Somesul Cald river, being in an advanced evolution stage. It perfectly shows the way in which caves turn into gorges. The cave has a 15 m tall and 7 m wide oval-shaped entrance, into which the...

The Living Fire ice cave (Ghetarul Focul Viu), contains the third largest permanent underground fossil ice block in the country (after the Scarisoara ice cave and Bortig pothole, also situated in the Apuseni Nature Park), having a volume of...

Lesu Lake or Dam Lesu is located on the Hell Valley (Valea Iadului) in Apuseni Mountains, Bihor County, at an altitude of 650 m.It is a lake with an area of 148 hectares, the volume of water carried by the dam on Hell Valley is 28.3 million m³....

The Apuseni Natural Park (Parcul Natural Apuseni) is a protected area situated in Romania, in the administrative territory of counties Bihor, Alba and Cluj.The Apuseni Natural Park, with an area of 75.784 ha represents a mountainous area (mountain...

Stana de Vale is located in Vladeasa, at an altitude of 1.100 meters.The resort is pat of the Apuseni Natural Park. The park houses a rich population of carnivores: bear, wolf, lynx but, otter, marten, badger also chamois, deer, bats, wild pigs,...

Vartop is located in the Apuseni Mountains, at the border of counties Bihor and Alba, at an altitude of 950 m.The resort is part of the Apuseni Natural Park, which houses a rich population of carnivores: bear, wolf, lynx but, otter, marten, badger...

Spa resort with permanent regime is recognized for geothermal lake dating back  from tertiary.The resorts hosts  many mineral thermal (20-48°C), sulphuric, calcic, sodic springs rich in bicarbonate waters, known since the beginning of...

Baile Felix is among the best known and most quality thermal spas in the country. The resorts host many mineral thermal springs (20-48°C), sulphuric, calcic, sodic, rich in bicarbonate waters known since the beginning of the millennium. The...

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