City of Dracula (Poenari) located right on the mountain ridge above Vidraru Hydro-Caprisoara Located on the mountain spur, at an altitude of 850 meters, protected by steep slopes Poienari fortress guarding the entrance to the gorge Arges centuries.
Following archaeological investigations determined that it was built in the late thirteenth century, before the reign of Vlad the Impaler and made part of a strategic plan for the defense of the northern border of Wallachia. Vlad the Impaler, known as Dracula, rebuilt and strengthened the city.
Defense walls are 2-3 meters thick. Entrance to the citadel was under the stone tower on a bridge. Once up the bridge, the city became completely isolated.
Access to the city is climbing the 1,480 steps in a beech forest. Reaching the top of the mountain, guests will enjoy a city with magnificent views that will not be forgotten.
The dam - Vidraru Lake was founded in 1966 and is located on the Arges River, in an area of 28 km length. Located between the mountains and Ghitu brow, lake gather rivers Capra, Buda and of several direct tributaries: River Lady, topology, Valea lui Stan and clear.
The dam was, at the time of inauguration, the fifth in Europe and ninth in the world among similar buildings. Dam construction lasted five and a half years and supports the slopes Pleasa and Vidraru. Maximum water depth is 155 m high dam near 166 m
Key Arges Arges Valley
Arges Monastery - Albesti built of stone, with the founder on Neagoe (1512 - 1521) is one of the most famous monuments in Romania. His fame is linked to the legend of Master Manole is known worldwide. Princely Church, built by Basarab family in the XIV century, is a classic Byzantine church, a monument of Romanian medieval art and architecture. Here are frescoes from various periods of time, but the most valuable are those which are dated during the reign of Vladislav I Vlaicu and Radu I.
Royal Church of Arges
The ruins of San Nicoara of Arges
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