Tarnița, Cluj-Napoca

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Lake Tarnița is a reservoir located in Cluj County, Romania, between the communes of Râșca, Mărișel and Gilău, west of Cluj-Napoca. Covering some 215 ha, with a length of close to 9 km and a maximum depth of over 70 m, it is a popular tourist destination. Water from the Someșul Cald River flows into the reservoir. A 97 m high dam was completed in 1974.
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  • July 23, 2017
    It is a beautiful lake, good to have a walk or enjoy the water on a hot day. But the trash around the lake makes this place very dirty sometimes it looks like a Waste disposal site.  more »
  • July 4, 2017
    Tarnita offers one of the stunning views I've seen: it's actually an artificial lake built on the river Somes and really deep. It's surrounded by green hills which turn this into a fairytale landscape...  more »
  • June 16, 2017
    It's one of the best places to go in Cluj Napoca, the water is cleaner than you might think, and is perfect for exploring or just sitting in a hammock.  more »

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