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Nice fishing lake in Gilau, Romania

 
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asterix's pictureby asterix review
added on 30th of July, 2009

Gilau is a tiny but really beautiful city, near Cluj Napoca. Don't miss out to visit the lake Gilau, it is amazing. If you happen to have a fishing kit with you, use it, you can spend some great time here fishing and admiring the landscape. It is not crowded so it's rather enjoyable.

Also if you have time visit the barrage at Tarnita. It is a huge and imposing building, used for generating electric power. You can walk around the giant concrete building and take a few pictures if you like these kind of 'gems' of technology.

 

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Cluj-napoca History

In 1167, Cluj was attested as a Hungarian citadel, named ‘Castrum Clus’ (the Latin word ‘clus’ designates a closed space, and was probably chosen due to the city’s location on the deep Somes Valley, surrounded by the hills of the Transylvanian Plateau). In the following century, King Stephen V of Hungary granted Castrum Clus all the privileges of a town and brought in Saxon settlers. Cluj continued to develop as an important medieval commercial hub: local crafts and food products were exported in other regions of Romania, as well as towards the Occident. The reign of King Sigismund of Luxembourg in Hungary marks... Read more »

 
 
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Best experience in Gilau - Jul 29, 2009, by asterix
Hi, friends. I just want to share with you one of my great experience with some extraordinary people in Gilau, Romania. Me and my buddy Dan, decide to meet our friends from Covasna in Gilau a small but beautiful city near Cluj Napoca. To... Read more »

 
 

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