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Vulcanii Noroiosi (Muddy Volcanoes))

Paclele Mari, Berca, Romania
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Ranked #1 of 2 attractions in Berca
Type: Landmarks/ Points of Interest
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12 reviews 12 reviews
10 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

I first got to Paclele Mari and the sand and the hills gave me the impression that I was on the Moon, just like Neil Armstrong. At Paclele Mici the volcanoes are not so tall, but they are very active and they make bubbles all the time. It is an interesting place to visit, especially for children, who enjoy the... More

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Bucharest, Romania
2 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2014

The greatest landscape in Romania,seems like you are on a different planet. Worth to visit !!! Explore nature !!!

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London, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2014

I was there in June 2013, the place looks good quite selenar. I was lucky to be there before a loaded coach of teenagers so I had a few minutes of deserted landscape and peace to explore and photograph. It seems like a different planet, as previous reviews say. Also if it is raining they don't allow visitors inside (or... More

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Cluj-Napoca, Romania
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2014

It's one of those places, where nature leaves you speechless, seems like you are on a different planet. Worth to visit them.

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Bucharest, Romania
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2013

Naturally, this in one of the greatest landscape in Romania, and maybe in all Europe. They are small volcanoes who spit from time to time mud, and all the area is full of mud ( dry or liquid ). And both areas ( Paclele Mici and Paclele Mari, that means Small Mist and Big Mist ) have nice vegetation surroundings.... More

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Egham, United Kingdom
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74 reviews 74 reviews
32 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2013

Beautiful and really unique landscape, a must do in Romania. It's easy to reach by car and there is also a restaurant/pension at Paclele Mari, not awesome facilities but really nice staff and acceptable food. Personally I liked more the ones at Paclele Mici ones. Looking forward for an English version of the site and more varied transportation facilities :D.

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Ploiesti, Romania
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35 reviews 35 reviews
11 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2013

It is an interesting place to visit, not too far from Bucharest, it can be a one day trip. There are 2 sites, very close one from another. The "volcanoes" are actually small craters bubbling mud and gas.

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Medgidia
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

Interresting. The roads towards there are pretty poor especially to Paclele Mici which has no tarmac.

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Ploiesti, Romania
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22 reviews 22 reviews
5 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

this place has its unique beauty, and his mistery for this phenomen of the nature in this place mudd reveals surface like a volcanoe, it has rare plants and trees, and i think is the only place in Europe and all over the world

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Bucharest, Romania
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59 reviews 59 reviews
15 attraction reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2013 via mobile

We decided to make a one day bike trip around Buzau and our main objective was to see those muddy little spitters. On our track we past through forests and climbed hills, but once we arrived there, the view totally changed. The cracked and dry mud, the grey field led the impression of alien land. The little spitters were fun... More

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