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Lacu Rosu (Red Lake), Gheorgheni
Categories: Outdoor Activities
Lacul Roșu is the largest barrier lake, in the Eastern Carpathians chain in Harghita County, Romania. The name of "Lacul Roșu" comes from the reddish alluvia deposited in the lake by the Red Creek. The lake falls within the jurisdiction of the municipality of Gheorgheni.It was formed in 1837, after a landslide blocked the Bicaz Valley. It is about 93 m deep and covers about 12.01 hectares.Using our world travel planner, Gheorgheni attractions like Lacu Rosu (Red Lake) can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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Nos sorprendió por lo bonito que es. Aconsejo dar una vuelta completa al lago andando. Tratar de escapar de la gran cantidad de gente que hay a la entrada.We were surprised by how nice that is. I recommend a full ride to Lake walk. Try to escape from the large amount of people that are at the entrance.show original
As I understand, the lake was formed after a landslide blocked off the river. Tops of tree trunks may be seen in part of the lake. It's certainly scenic on the way. There are canoes and paddle boats a... read more »
Situado en un entorno muy bonito, a muy poca distancia de la garganta de Bicaz, merece la pena dedicarle un rato, aunque cuando fuimos nosotros el color del agua no era demasiado bonito. Se puede deja... read more »Located in a very nice environment, within walking distance of the Bicaz Gorge, it is worth spend awhile, though when we were the colour of the water was not too nice. Be the car in a couple of parking lots that are opposite, at a price of 2.50 lei full day. Also there are w.c. of payment, to 1 leu. In the vicinity there are many beach bars where you can eat or drink something and many stalls selling souvenirs.show original
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