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Vidraru Dam

Arges River | between Fruntii Mountains and Ghitu mountains, Curtea de Arges 117040, Romania
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Arges River | between Fruntii Mountains and Ghitu mountains, Curtea de Arges 117040, Romania
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"transfagarasan road"
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"artificial lake"
in 4 reviews
"both sides"
in 6 reviews
"great view"
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"impressive construction"
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"iron man"
in 2 reviews
"observation tower"
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"park your car"
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"narrow road"
in 2 reviews
"during summer"
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"top gear"
in 5 reviews
"day trip"
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"statue"
in 7 reviews
"mountains"
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"views"
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"boats"
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"romania"
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Reviewed December 25, 2017

The landscape here is amazing and beautiful. It`s a great place to a weekend getaway. If you go up to the statue the view over the lake is amazing.

Thank Monica G
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Reviewed December 5, 2017

At half way of "Transfagarasan" - the second most beautiful road in the world, ull find Vidraru dam, the highest dam in Romania on the most crowded road in Europe. It doesnt matter, cause its worth every second u were waiting to find a parking...More

Thank sebastian s
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Reviewed November 3, 2017 via mobile

Well, that is quite an wonderful place to visit. The landscape is breathtaking. In the neighborhood you will find some pensions and a great hotel, "Valea cu Pești'. If you like the wilderness, you can drive for 12 km and you will find a vila...More

Thank georgeivan
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Reviewed October 30, 2017

once u drive over famous road 7C, u see this dam. its a good one. but was very crowded and not many spaces for parking. so people were parking on the road. parking can be an issue. well dont spend much time here. drive ahead...More

Thank Jalal I
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Reviewed October 11, 2017

It's a nice stop when you are driving the Transfaragatan highway. Striking view of the lake formed by the dam and on the other side ... dry!

Thank Laura L
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Reviewed October 9, 2017

Monolithic feat of construction. An enormous dam holds back the water, with a massive drop off on the south side. Peer over the edge to speed up your heart rate. Heading north, park in the lot to the left as you exit the tunnel to...More

Thank CircleTheWorld
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Reviewed October 6, 2017 via mobile

The dam is impressive and as part of a trip is very interesting. Driving up through the mountains then finding the dam. An extra in our trip which was worth it.

Thank Clive M
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Reviewed October 1, 2017

Visited as part of the transfagarasan tour, really high dam and until recently they had a bungee jump, guide told us there was an 'accident'

Thank goafishing
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Reviewed September 24, 2017 via mobile

This is a good photo point and stop on the transfagarasan and has a dam where the top gear presenters alegedly slept under.

Thank yvonnecathy6
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Reviewed September 22, 2017 via mobile

Even on a damp day, the views were amazing. There was plenty to see and explore. Thankfully, not many people around as parking could be an issue at busy times.

Thank Graham C
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