Lake Izvorul Muntelui (Lake Bicaz), Piatra Neamt

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The Lake Izvorul Muntelui, also known as Lake Bicaz, is the largest artificial lake on the interior waters of Romania; it was created after the completion of a dam built on the river Bistrița. The dam is located a few kilometers north of the town of Bicaz.The dam was built between 1950 and 1960 and is used to generate hydroelectricity at the Bicaz-Stejaru hydro-plant. It has a height of 127 meters, a length of 435 meters, and a maximum width of 119 meters. The lake has a length of 40 kilometers, an area of 33 km² and a maximum volume of 1,250 million m³.The lake is a popular tourist destination in the region, especially in summertime, when visitors can take the ferryboat from the Bicaz port for a short trip on the lake, enjoying the magnificent view of Mount Ceahlău on the west shore.In the 1960s and 1970s there was regular ferry service between the Bicaz port and the villages on the lake shore.At Potoci, a few kilometers north of the town of Bicaz, there is a biological research facility, equipped with a small submersible used for underwater explorations. The facility was visited by the marine biologist Jacques-Yves Cousteau in 1984.
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  • On the southern slopes of Monte Ceahlau, at The confluence of the river Bistrita, in 1960 was built for hydroelectric plants, by crossing the river.
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  • Amazing view especially during the sunrise and the sunset. The dam is very big and you can see Ceahlau's peaks. You can rent a boat or a hydro-bike. There are several place where you can eat or you ca...  more »
  • Please take a boat,breath the lake,take a sit,eat the culture.Here you can rest to 360 degrees,relax and goodbye work stuffs,city life. Please visit it!  more »
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  • Best wild place !
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  • Fucking fucking Stone "stone, rock what moves around only at night ... Lime stone or stone Fucking, as it is called by locals is the best known cliff in Neamt County, can be admired in all its brilliance where reservoir "Izvorul Muntelui" seems to shut off water. The area is also known as "Tail Lake" and is where four roads meet coming from Moldavia and Transylvania, with the common point the splendid achievement, Poiana Largului viaduct, surrounded by the peaks of the Ceahlau maretele. An edge out forms a sort of verandah, high ridge above which is a little încovoiata. This solitary rock Tower, right, which wants to get to heaven is located in the village of Poiana Teiului nemteana. Legend has it that strange appearance is the result of a bet between God and the devil. The devil has been lauded as a sacred rock will steal from the tip until dawn and Ceahlau will become master over mankind, which had begun to violate the commandments of God. Drew differing rock, hovered for a moment above the Ceahlau. But when you head to the mouth of Bistrita, heard the song of the roosters. The devil was shaken, desclestat claws and Cliff fell into the water. Locals say that this rock moving at night times to the left or to the right, because the devil has not given up its attempt to take and hide in the depths of the waters, to take the world as a self-confident. But you can only urneasca it a few centimeters. One of the logical explanations of the fact that Thunder seems to change even as it's an optical illusion induced by increasing or decreasing the flow of water, which gives the impression that the cliff lies always in the wrong place. But no one tried to illuminate this mystery by scientific methods. Legend says that when the devil comes to rock, all from neighboring localities shall be extinguished and all animals, from birds to animals, tac.
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  • True inner sea surrounded by mountains, this artificial lake waiting to be subject to a special program (dreaming), treasured, promoted, morphed into "the mountain" and the beleaguered tourists.
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