Vidraru Dam, Curtea de Arges

4.5
#2 of 18 in Parks in Southern Romania
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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  • 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 »
  • Vidraru Lake is an accumulation lake created in 1965 by the Vidraru Dam in Argeş County, on the Argeş River, for the production of electricity, irrigation and flood prevention. Years in which he...  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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