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Sighisoara Fortress

Sighisoara, judetul Mures

Sighisoara is a medieval fortress with architectural ensembles made in rural Gothic style, but also in Renaissance and Baroque styles, which are the result of a constructive effort appeared later in t [read more]

Cetate, Categoria: Istoric
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Barsana Monastery

judetul Maramures, Maramures

The Monastery “Synaxis of the 12 Holy Apostles" from Barsana is a convent, located at 22 km southeast of the Sighetu Marmatiei city, at the exit of Barsana, to the Slatioara bridge, where t [read more]

Manastire, Categoria: Religios | Biserica, Categoria: Religios
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Voronet Monastery

Gura Humorului, judetul Suceava

Founded by Stefan cel Mare, Voronet Monastery church dedicated to "St. Gheorghe" is a synthesis of Byzantine and Gothic elements, made in an original manner. With a brilliant ingenuity, with [read more]

Manastire, Categoria: Religios
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The Danube Delta Biosphere Reserve (DDBRA)

Delta Dunarii, judetul Tulcea

With Romania's adhesion to the Ramsar Convention in 1991, Danube Delta Biosphere Reserve (DDBRA) was recognized as a wetland of international importance especially as waterfowl habitat. Taking into ac [read more]

Parc, Categoria: Natura
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Humor Monastery

Gura Humorului, judetul Suceava

Situated at a distance of 5 to 6 km of Gura Humorului, Humor Monastery is one of the most famous foundations of the Romanian Middle Ages. It was built in 1530 by Toader Bubuiog, member of the divan of [read more]

Manastire, Categoria: Religios
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Hurezi (Horezu) Monastery

Horezu, judetul Valcea

Among the historical monasteries, which decorates the Romanian ground, Hurezi Monastery is considered, along with its hermitages, the most representative architecture complex, defining the Brancoveanu [read more]

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Huda lui Papara Cave

judetul Alba, Transilvania

AddressLoc. Salciuca,


Located in the Mountains Trascaului, Huda lui Papara Cave is the longest, most uneven, the most difficult, with the largest waterfall, the largest bat colony in Europe, with the largest room, with the highest gallery, with the longest underground path, the highest rate, with the longest and most numerous eccentrics, with the largest repository of Chiroptera in Romania.

It is found near the village Sub Piatra, Salciua township, Alba County, in the north-west of the mountains Trascaului. Its altitude is absolute, 567 m. And also, it is the longest cave in the mountains Trascaului. Access is by road DN 75 Turda-Campeni until Salciua Lower City, and from here on partially paved village road, about 5 km to Catunul Under Stone.

In a collection basin of 150 km ², three springs (Ponor, Poieni and Seaca) join their waters and get lost in the massive limestone at Vanatarile Ponorului. The three streams were once dependent on river Rimet, but were captured underground, now belonging to the catchment Aries.

The entry, at the absolute altitude of 567 m oriented N-NW is almost 40 meters high and seems an artificial cleft in the limestone wall, the narrow 6 m was caught by a deep lake up to 2 m. With a length of 50 m is, the lake is the first obstacle in analyzing the cave and is immediately followed by the Fan Waterfall, a block of stone over the entire slip flow of river water that had escalated. Follows, only 18 m stuck between a rock gallery walls.

The last accessed underneath is a heart of steel, which accesses the barricade, a cluster of blocks to be escalating. Gallery on the left and widens the wall can be tilted forward more easily. Still strong here, the light outside is lost in the dark after another two lakes that pass through water. After this, following a huge goal of 56/92 m and a record height of 102 m, Minin Hall. It holds a deposit of 60 wagons of Chiroptera. Here, as in the rest of the cave, is the largest bat colonies in Europe.

The Virgin Hall begins longest maze of cave fossil, more than 2 km. The gallery on the end chains to Virginia Hall, on the right is a wall. Following this escalation, it enters into a gallery but parallel to the superior rocks gallery. Then go into a maze of galleries upward, downward, crossed the asset ceiling connects with Virginia Hall or Hall of Silence. In the place called Pit Leilior, touching 102 m from the entrance, which however is not the highest point of the cave. The fossil is partially explored.

The Hall of Silence
is made after less than 100 m, all on the left. After the bifurcation follows the Cross Hall, which is almost always open and if not, to avoid a gallery on the left leads into a small fossil system. The air temperature in the main corridor is between 10-11,5 C and the Wonder Room from 13C to over 20C.

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