Vidraru Dam, Curtea de Arges

4.5
#2 of 18 in Parks in Southern Romania
Dam · Nature / Park
Vidraru Dam is a dam in Romania. It was completed in 1966 on the Argeș River and creates Lake Vidraru. The arch dam was built with the primary purpose to produce hydroelectricity. The dam's height is 166 metres, the arch length 305 meters and it can store 465 million cubic metres of water. The reservoir has a total shoreline (perimeter) length of 28 km.

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  • The view is amazing. You can have a trip with some boat Or canoe. There are Little places Where you can buy food Or drinks. Sadly, there is a lot of garbage in the lake.  more »
  • One of the highest dams in Europe, a landmark of Arges County. Constructed on Arges river and formed lake Vidraru. Construction stretched between 1961-1966, when finished it ranked 5th in Europe...  more »
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  • Beautiful view. Crowded with people and parked cars. Take first parking possibility. Better on bike to come. Attention - bears near roads and some tourists feed them.
  • Great views. Best part was taking a look over the edge of the dam. Only disappointing part was seeing a good bit of litter around the area
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