Bear Lake, a natural monument is a protected area (nature reserve, mixed type) situated in Mures County, on the territory of the city Sovata. Bear Lake was formed with the collapse of a salt mines, then filled with water streams that descend from the slopes? Them nearby.
Salt massif near the lake is covered with a clay layer that develops several woody plant species (oak, oak, spruce, beech, pine, wild cherry, silver carp, hawthorn, aspen, apple tree, hazel, ash, maple) and herbaceous species, tooth: lady slipper (Cypripedium 24calceolus) or forest lily.
The first salt mines are certified by the Romans, but mine mine is attested from 1200, and intensive exploitation is from 1700.
Wollmann Volker in his monograph on mining stresses present in the vicinity of salt deposits, each time a Roman fortification. Roman camp at Augusta Praetoria graved defended the salt mine exploitation.
In 1980, the mine opened a treatment.
(Translated with Google Translate)
- Churches and monasteries
- Skiing (downhill)