Cheile Turzii - Turda Gorge, Cluj-Napoca

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Hike in one of the lushest natural areas in Romania, Cheile Turzii - Turda Gorge. Visit the 2.9 km (1.8 mi) gorge nestled in the Apuseni Mountains, and explore the surrounding forests and limestone cliffs dating back to the Jurassic era. If you like to rock climb, this area is one of the most popular spots for it in the country. Look for the approximately 60 caves in and around the 300 m (984 ft) tall cliffs and rock formations. Also, keep an eye out for the gorge's 67 different animal species. Make Cheile Turzii - Turda Gorge part of your personalized Cluj-Napoca itinerary using our Cluj-Napoca travel itinerary planner.
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  • There are 3 parking lots, upper one offers a grill shack an a couple of small tourist shops, and a great view from the top of the hill. The first one in the walley had mostly the same stuff including ...  more »
  • Impressive place where you can see what Mother Nature can create. It's a must-go place if you are travelling in Cluj area. However, please be aware that, during week-ends can become quite crowded and,...  more »
  • Close to Cluj, around 20 km, this place is a marvel of nature. Crossed by a river, it will give you a beautiful experience of the real nature. Craved stones by the water and the natural walls will lea...  more »

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As Romania's largest city, Cluj-Napoca boasts a plethora of accommodations suitable for all budgets. Most of the hotels are located in and around the Old Town city center. Stay in this area to be within walking distance of many popular sights, restaurants, and bars. Budget-conscious travelers will be pleased by the choice of hostels, and those seeking more will find a full range, from economy to five-star hotels.
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