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Vidraru Dam

Arges River | between Fruntii Mountains and Ghitu mountains, Curtea de Arges 115300, Romania
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Arges River | between Fruntii Mountains and Ghitu mountains, Curtea de Arges 115300, Romania
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is not a place you are likely to visit, unless you are already on the Transfagarian, and in that case, it is definitely worth a stop. It is impressive to look down from the dam, and the view of the mountains are simply amazing.

Thank Anders T
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A place to do when going through transfagarasan. It's impressive on both side: the lake and in the other one the river Arges. On top of one mountain, you can see also a big statue which looks like a "Golgoth".

Thank Actarus P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Well, the dam is absolutely a place to stop if you are able to driving up the road to balea lac. It is huge, but there are no places to park here so both tourists and locals just park beside the narrow roads resulting in...More

Thank Frøydis W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This electric power dam forms a long lake which the Transfagarasan Highway follows along the shore line of. Parking is very limited on each side. Love the art work up on the right side.

Thank Ken N
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It wasn't on the plan to see Vidraru Dam, my mum was there last year and she was impressed. The road it's not great but it was after a heavy rain and the view it's stunning and definitely made the trip.

Thank Oanaalbu
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very good place clean and loana very nice woman . Perfect Breakfast . We love it all it was close to main atracttion like the dame

Thank dan a
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It's nice enough but not a world beater. You will see it because you are driving the Transfagarasan so stop and have a look if you can find a parking spot.

Thank James H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place is worth stopping at to take a few pictures but finding parking could be hard. The view is just breath taking and beautiful.

Thank Ali_Al-Ghanim
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Well it's a symbol of the humans power. Try to turn into the gravel road right after the dam and drive for a few kilometers. This road will present you some fascinating views.

Thank Dzeikob
Reviewed 12 July 2017

Tourism means more than just a great scenery! After visiting the Transfagarasan road crossing the Carpathians, I obviously drove to the Vidraru Dam as well, another great place presented by Top Gear. I say great place, because the construction itself, and the nature around it...More

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