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Arges County

Lake Vidaru Dam
Lake Vidaru Dam

Lake Vidaru Dam

Lake Vidraru Dam is a hydroelectric dam in Romania. Completed in 1966 on the Argeş River and creating Lake Vidraru. The arch dam was built with the primary purpose to produce hydroelectricity. It required 42km of subterranean tunnels, excavation of…

Poenari Castle
Poenari Castle

Poenari Castle

Poenari Castle was built in the 13th century on a cliff. However, in the 15th century, realizing the potential for a castle perched high on a steep precipice of rock, Vlad III the Impaler repaired and consolidated the structure, making…

Curtea de Arges
Curtea de Arges

Curtea de Arges

Curtea de Argeș Cathedral was built in early 16th century as a church on the grounds of a monastery. It now holds the tombs of Carol I was the ruler of Romania from 1866 to 1914.