Ocna Sibiu - alpine lakes are elements of great tourist attraction of Sibiu county. Ocna Sibiu is a tourist resort situated 17 km north of Sibiu, Visa Ralu Valley, a region surrounded by century-old oak forests and a rich mineral salt basement.
The massive salt from Ocna Sibiu is a complex of 15 salt lakes, the mine, interesting by their characteristics. Many of these lakes have a salt concentration of 260 grams / liter. Inside the beach, recently renovated, there are three lakes, Horia (40 m), hen (15 m) and Crisan (70 m), very valuable medically. Lake Avram Iancu, with a depth of 132.5 m, is considered the deepest lake in the country mine.
Sambata de Sus Monastery - Located on River Valley Saturday, at the foot of the Fagaras Mountains, the monastery is renowned as a place of silence, comfort and strengthening of mind for believers and visitors who halt or pray in the sanctuary. Brancoveanu Monastery history begins in the seventeenth century. If the early sixteenth century have more indirect evidence about the existence of monks monastery here by mentioning the different pieces, dispersed, the first direct evidence we have since 1654, when the village and estate in Upper Saturday came into possession of Preda Brancoveanu gentleman at all in southern Carpathians.
It is said to have built a wooden church on Saturday valley, probably monks hermits here. In its place, around 1696, Prince Constantin Brancoveanu, prince of Wallachia (1688-1714), built of stone and brick a monastery.
Balea Lake - is at an altitude of 2034 meters or so below find Balea Cascada, 1234 m in Fagaras Mountains, the Transfagarasan, about 65 km from Sibiu. The area is easily accessible from ancient times, especially with putting into operation Transfagarasan. Not only the beauty of the surrounding area, but her charm has helped position here of one of the most beautiful resorts in the Carpathians which together with Lake Balea, forming one of the most attractive tourist areas in Fagaras.
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