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Hunedoara County is a county in Transylvania.


  • Hunedoara - mostly known for the Hunyad Castle
  • Aninoasa
  • Brad
  • Călan - industrial town during the communist rule, now mostly dead as the factories shut down. Two ancient medieval churches worth visiting are nearby.
  • Deva
  • Geoagiu
  • Hațeg - close to the bizzare St. Nicholas church of Densuș and to Ulpia Traia Sarmizegetusa - the capital of Dacia under Roman rule
  • Lupeni
  • Petrila
  • Petroșani - famous for the coal mines in the past, but plagued by unemployment since the mines closed after 1989. It is now mostly a gateway to the nearby mountains
  • Orăștie - ancient city with a strategic position throughout history
  • Râu de Mori
  • Simeria
  • Uricani
  • Vulcan

Other destinations[edit]

  • Retezat National Park - one of Romanias most beautiful.
  • Sarmizegetusa Regia - was the capital and the most important military, religious and political centre of the Dacian empire. It is listed as a UNESCO world heritage site, together with the Dacian fortresses of Costești-Cetățuie, Costești-Blidaru, Piatra Roșie, Bănița and Căpâlna



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Get around[edit]


  •    Bucura Lake (Lacul Bucura). The biggest glacier lake in Romania. It is located in the Retezat Mountains.
  •    Zănoaga Mare Lake (Lacul Zănoaga Mare).





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